Contact

Salem Public Library
585 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR 97301

503-588-6315
library@cityofsalem.net

Library Hours and Locations

Hours and Locations

Main Library

585 Liberty St. SE
Salem, OR 97301

Front entrance of the Salem Public Library

Main Library Hours

Tuesday  10 a.m.-7 p.m.
 Wednesday  10 a.m.-7 p.m.
 Thursday  10 a.m.-7 p.m.
 Friday  10 a.m.-5 p.m.
 Saturday  10 a.m.-5 p.m.
 Sunday  1 p.m.-5 p.m.
 Monday  CLOSED

Curbside Service

Sunday  10 a.m.-11 a.m.

By Appointment Only
Library building closed to the public

Directions

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By Car
Disabled permit parking is available in the surface lot on the east side of the building; all entrances are wheelchair accessible.

By Bus
Salem Public Library is located on Cherriots Route 21.

By Bicycle
Bike racks are available near both the Main entrance and the Plaza entrance to the library.

Parking pay station

Each vehicle is allowed up to three hours of free parking per day (in a single visit) in the Library parkade and lot. Vehicles parking longer than three hours should be registered at the pay station and pay for additional parking hours.

The pay station is operational 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Parking limits are enforced from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

To operate to parking pay station:

  1. Push the green power button
  2. Select the duration of your visit: "3 hours or less" or "more than 3 hours"
    Note: If parking for more than three hours, you will be prompted to insert and remove your card and follow the on-screen instructions to select your purchase time by adding 20-minute or one-hour periods.
  3. Enter your vehicle license plate
  4. Push right arrow to confirm purchase and take your receipt

Note: Your parking payment will be linked to your license plate, you do not need to leave a receipt on your dash.

West Salem Branch

395 Glen Creek Rd. NW
Salem, OR 97304

Exterior shot of the West Salem Branch

West Salem Branch Hours

 Tuesday 12-5 p.m. 
 Wednesday 12-5 p.m.
 Thursday 12-5 p.m.
 Friday  CLOSED
 Saturday 1-5 p.m.
 Sunday & Monday  CLOSED

Directions

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By Car
Disabled permit parking is available on the north side; a wheelchair accessible entrance is also located there.

By Bus
The Cherriots Glen Creek Transit Center is located just east of the library.

By Bicycle
Bike racks are available at the north entrance to the library.