We are reopening the doors on June 3rd.  

- Our hours will be from 10:30-5pm Tuesday thru Saturday.

- Customers will be limited to 5 at a time.

- While face coverings are not required, we would appreciate it you wore them. Our volunteers will be wearing masks.

- Hand sanitizer will be available at the entrance and at the counter.

- Donations are accepted at the back entrance only. If you have a large donation, please call the Store at 503-362-1755 before you arrive.

We are looking forward to seeing you and serving your book needs.

1127 Broadway St NE Ste 135 

Summer Reading Program Fundraiser!

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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.


Due to the limited hours, we are taking donations at the back entrance only,  Please call if you have a large donation before arriving.  503-362-1755

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. Ask inside the Store for more information.  

 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 TBD. Meeting location is in the Library Board Room at the temporary location on Broadway St.

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: 1127 Broadway St NE Ste 135 Salem OR 97301 


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