Friends of Salem Public Library -  Our Mission

The Friends seek to:     

  • Focus attention on the Library     
  • Stimulate the use of the Library's resources and services     
  • Receive and encourage gifts     
  • Promote and encourage the growth and expansion of the Library
  • Support and cooperate with the Library in developing Library services and facilities for the community.


April Raffle

A Beautiful hand-knitted white afghan with pink flowers 

& green leaves.

$1 each envelope 

ends 7:00 April 30th 

Now available in the Friends Store - E-Readers.  Surplus donated E-Readers are now on sale for $40 and up.  Quantities are limited.

Treasurer Wanted

Volunteer Bookkeeper/Accountant needed for the Friends of the Salem Public Library.  The job requires 5-10 hours per week, is very flexible and involves using the Peachtree Accounting System.

For more information, please call Harold Jones, Treasurer, at 503-363-8054.

Programs We Support

Summer Reading Program
Grab & Go Collections for:
Salem Main Library
West Salem Library
Teen Scene
Discovery Room
Family Festival of the Arts
Great Library Camp-in
World of Music @ Your Library
Modern Voices Author Series
Adult and Children's Programming
Book Discussion Kits
Additional books for:
Salem Main Library
West Salem Branch


Contact or Visit Us

Mailing Address:

Friends of Salem Public Library
P.O. Box 14810
Salem, OR 97309


Friends Bookstore:

Find us inside the Salem Library on the main floor, near the Library main (south) entrance (585 Liberty Street SE)

Click Here For Directions

Membership Form



Tax Deductible as Allowed by Law



Click Below for a Selection
of Our Books Available
for Purchase at Abe Books