Contact

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

503-588-6315
library@cityofsalem.net

Library Hours and Locations

Curbside Service

Salem Public Library offers contactless Curbside Service, by appointment only, to Salem Public Library cardholders ready to pick up items on hold. Items can also be picked up inside the library during all open hours.

Curbside Service hours are:

  • 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Sunday

The library building is not open to the public during Curbside Service.

Sign up online for Curbside Service. Appointments open one week in advance. If all current appointments are full, we encourage you to try again.

Arranging for Curbside Service

Arranging for Curbside Service is a three-part process for patrons:

STEP 1: Visit your library account to place holds on items you wish to check out:

STEP 2: When you have received a notice or your hold shows as "BEING_HELD" or has a "Pick-Up by" date, you can schedule a pickup time and day. (Watch a video on how to check your hold status.) 

STEP 3: 

Visit Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty ST SE at the time/day of your appointment to pick up library items. No-contact pickup will be in the lobby of Loucks Auditorium, located to the right of the front entrance. Holds will be available at scheduled times in labeled, protective bags. Curbside service is not available at the West Salem Branch.  

Get Suggestions from Library Staff

Need help choosing books to put on hold? Consider Book Match, which provides personalized reading suggestions for you from our library team!