In addition to books, we welcome:
records, CDs & cassettes, videos, DVDs & audio books, artwork & jewelry, games, puzzles & toys, knick knacks & dishes, greeting cards & postcards, maps & posters, holiday & seasonal items, etc
Don't know much about what we do?
Check out this informative brochure!
The Friends seek to:
It's back! The Holiday Tree Raffle! The Box with it's Holiday Tree has lots of gifts underneath. 4 passed to the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Gift Certificates to Taproot Restaurant & Lounge, Fitt's Seafood, Los Dos Amigos, Bullwinkles, The Rock Boxx, Original Pancake House and more. Cups with cocoa, 2 hand crafted scarves and slipper socks. One winner gets them all. Each envelope is just $3.
Raffle closes at 4 pm on December 14th.
Cleaning house or downsizing? Help us continue to support the Library and programs with your good to excellent condition books, art, jewelry, unused greeting cards with matching envelopes, knick knacks, music and more.
The Friends Board has multiple openings. If you love the Library, want to be active in supporting the Friends and the Library, consider joining the Friends of the Library Board. Next meeting is November 20th at 6:30 in the Plaza Room (lower level of the Library).
Summer Reading Program
Lucky Day (Grab & Go) Collections for:
Salem Main Library
West Salem Library
Family Festival of the ArtsLate Night at the Library
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
Friends of Salem Public Library
P.O. Box 925
Salem, OR 97308
Find us at: 585 Liberty Street Southeast, Salem, Oregon
Click Here For Directions
Tax Deductible as Allowed by Law
Click Below for a Selection of Our Books Available for Purchase at Abe Books
Main Library hours
Tuesdays10:00am - 9:00 pm Wednesdays10:00am - 9:00pm Thursdays10:00am - 9:00pm Fridays10:00am - 6:00pm Saturdays10:00am - 6:00pm Sundays1:00pm - 5:00pm
Friends Bookstore hours
Tuesdays10:30am - 8:30 pm Wednesdays10:30am - 8:30pm Thursdays10:30am - 8:30pm Fridays10:30am - 5:30pm Saturdays10:30am - 5:30pm Sundays1:30pm - 4:30pm
Want to donate to the Friends of SPL but don't think you can spare the change? There is now an easy & painless way to do so. Fred Meyer Community Rewards! The best part is that you still get to earn & keep your rewards!
All you have to do is link your Rewards Card and scan it every time you shop at Fred Meyer. Go to the Fred Meyer page & find the pull down menu for rewards and choose Community Rewards. It will ask you to create an account. Once your account is created, you can link your card to AP456 or Friends of Salem Public Library, Salem, Oregon
Whenever you use your Rewards Card when shopping at Freddy’s, you will be helping our organization earn a donation from Fred Meyer. If you do not have a Rewards Card, you can sign up for one at the Customer Service Desk of any Fred Meyer store.
Happy Shopping & Thank You!