Thursday, August 28th from 3:30pm-6pm or
Saturday, August 30th from 10:30am-12:30pm

For ages 4 to Grade 8
No registration needed

Come to the library and play life-size candyland! The library program room will be transformed into a giant game board.


Wendell Berry

Possibilities Book Club presents “An Evening of Wendell Berry” to honor the memory of Nancy Sturdevant Godfrey on August 12 at the Salem Public Library at 7:00 p.m.
Nancy Godfrey, who was a farmer and gardener all of her life, loved the books and poems of Wendell Berry, an American novelist, poet, environmental activist, cultural critic, and farmer. In honor of Nancy’s devotion to Wendell Berry, her book club, Possibilities, presents this program of selections from Wendell Berry’s writings.

Golfing Through the Stacks

Have fun playing mini golf in the Library!!
There will be 9 holes and each hole will have a theme.

Thursday, July 17th from 6-8pm.
This program is free and for all ages
Registration is required. So call the Library 883-5600 to schedule your tee time.

*Please note that the other services of the Library will be closed during the event so we can golf throughout the whole Library!

Amazon John

Amazon John will be bringing his animals on
June 9th at 1:30pm to the Elizabeth St. Shelter House

This program is for all ages and no registration is required.
Come to the park and enjoy the show!

Walk and Read!

StoryWalk Pete the Cat

The ”Storywalk” ™ is up and ready to be viewed.
Walk along the new walking trail located at the Salem Middle School.
Start at the 0 mile marker, read the story, get some exercise and have some fun!
Book titles will change from time to time.

If you have your smartphone with you, scan the QR tag located on the first page along the route, so we know the number of people reading.

Thank you to the Mayor’s Office, The Salem Park and Recreation Department, and The Salem Middle School for allowing us to do this project.

StoryWalk Pete the Cat 2

Fizz, Boom, Read!

Fizz, Boom, Read!
It’s a Bicentennial Celebration!
June 2 – July 31

Come in and sign up for the summer reading program starting on June 2nd.

We have a summer reading program for all ages.

Check out the summer reading programs on the calendar of events page.