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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.

November/December Raffle!

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). 

Programs We Support

Summer Reading Program
Lucky Day (Grab & Go) Collections for:
Salem Main Library
West Salem Library
Teen Scene
Discovery Room
Family Festival of the Arts
Late 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

Contact or Visit Us

Mailing Address:

Friends of Salem Public Library
P.O. Box 925
Salem, OR 97308


Friends Bookstore:

Find us at: 585 Liberty Street Southeast, Salem, Oregon

Click Here For Directions

Membership Form



Tax Deductible as Allowed by Law



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 of Our Books Available
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