May Library Events

May 4th 10:45 amBestseller Book Club
Come join us for a discussion of A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman.

May 5th 5:30 pm – Cooking with Crock-Pots
This program is presented by The Washington County Purdue Extension Office.

May 21st 1 pm-4 pm
This program is for grades 6 and up.

May 30th Memorial Day
The Library will be closed on Monday, May 30th for the Holiday

April Library Events

April 1st – April 30thFood for Fines
Patrons have the opportunity to pay off library fines for overdue material with nonperishable food items. For more information on this program, contact the library at 812-883-5600.

April 1st – April 30th – Art Display
The art from Bradie Shrum Elementary Grades K-2 will be on display during the month of April.

April 5th 10:30 am – Toddler Time
Ages 18 months – 2 years old
Toddler Time will meet on Tuesdays at 10:30 am on April 5, 12, 19 and 26.
Pre-registration is required.

April 6th 10:45 am – Bestseller Book Club
Come join us for a discussion of The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald.

April 7th 10:30 am – Preschool Story Time
Ages 3 – 5 years old
Preschool Story Time will meet on Thursdays at 10:30 am on April 7, 14, 21 and 28.
Pre-registration is required.

April 9th 10:30 am – Movie at the Library
The Library will be showing “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip” at 10:30 am.
This program is for all ages.

April 9th 4 pm-7 pm – SOAR Chili Cook-Off at Southern Hills Church Family Life Center Come enjoy chili and help support literacy.
Admission tickets will be available at the door: $5.00 for adult and $3.00 for child.

April 16th 1 pm-4 pm – Yu-Gi-Oh!
This program is for grades 6 and up.

April 21st 5:30 pm – Learning How to Savor the Flavor with Herbs and Spices by The Washington County Purdue Extension Office.
Pre-registration is required.

April 30th 10:30 am – Mother’s Day Craft
Make Mom a gift and card for her special day.
For grades K-5
Pre-registration is required.

For more information or to pre-register for any of our programs, please call 812-883-5600.

Spring Break Events at the Library

March 28th and 29th 11:00 am and 2:00 pmMovie Days
Monday, March 28th – 11:00 am – The Peanuts Movie
Monday March 28th – 2:00 pm – Hotel Transylvania 2
Tuesday, March 29th – 11:00 am – Pan
Tuesday, March 29th – 2:00 pm – The Good Dinosaur

March 30th from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pmChutes and Ladders Live!
Have fun playing the game, only you are the player piece!
For grades K and up.

March 31st and April 1st from 11:00 am – 4:00 pmGame Days
Bring a game and your friends, or play one of our games in the program room.
For grades K and up.

March Events at the Library

March 5th 10:00 am-11:30 amArt Open House for Bradie Shrum Elementary Grades 3-5 The artwork will be on display at the Library throughout the month of March.

March 12th 10:30 amMovie at the Library. Call the Library for movie title at 812-883-5600.

March 17th 5:30 pmHeart-Healthy Cooking and Nutrition Program by the Purdue Extension Office. Learn about heart-healthy meals and enjoy a tasting of a heart healthy recipe. Please stop by or call the Library at 812-883-5600 to register for this program by March 14th.

March 19th 2:00 pm-3:30 pm – The City of Salem Easter Event is being hosted at the Salem Public Library. Come join us for games, candy, cookies, a movie and more! Those participating in this event are PACT, Prevent Child Abuse Council, CAST, Tri Kappa, CARE, Salem Crossing, WSLM, Meadowview Health Care, Volunteers from the John Hay Center, Mayor Troy Merry, Salem Park and Recreation and more. This event is free for the community.

March 26th 1:00 pm-4 pmYu-Gi-Oh! This program is for grades 6 and up.

Also happening now: Signups for Spring Toddler Time and Preschool Storytime

Artists in Residence

During the month of January, the Library will have on display
art created 
by students from East Washington Middle School.

There will be an open house for the art students
Saturday, January 16th from 10 a.m. till 12 p.m.


Holiday Closings

The Library will be closed Thursday, December 24th and
Friday, December 25th for the Christmas Holiday

The Library will be closed Thursday, December 31st and
Friday, January 1st for the New Year’s Holiday


Gingerbread Houses

Come join in the Holiday fun and make a Gingerbread House with us

Saturday, December 12th
10:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.

Pre-registration is required for these programs
To register call 812-883-5600

Each participant must bring an unopened bag of candy or any
other suitable item(s) for decorating the gingerbread houses
and a can of white icing