• Current Hours: The library building is open to the public Monday - Friday 10 AM to 6 PM and Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM. Curbside services are still available. Patrons may call to talk to a library staff member about library services. 812 883 5600. Masks are required while in the building.
  • Craft to-Go kits will be available beginning on Friday February 12th for grades 2 - 5 . Read the post below to learn more!
  • Spring Book Sale


    Friday & Saturday, May 14 & 15
    (Rain dates: May 21 & 22)
    From 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Book sale will be located outside at the Mulberry St. entrance.

    The Salem Public Library is located at 212 N. Main St. Salem, In.

    Call 812-883-5600 for more details.

  • Current Library Hours and Services

    The library building is open to the public

    Monday-Friday 10 am – 6 pm
    Saturday 10 am – 5 pm

    Masks are required while in the building

    Curbside services are still available and encouraged

    Curbside services include:

    • Picking up library materials
    • Making copies
    • Faxing and Scanning
    • Printing

    Public computer usage is available on a first come, first serve basis

    Patrons may call Monday-Friday from 10am – 6pm and
    Saturday from 10am-5pm to talk to a library staff member about library services

  • Craft To-Go Kits

    We will continue our Craft To-Go Kits beginning on Friday, Feb.12! Each kit will have a craft and activities to go along with the theme for the week. Craft To-Go kits will be available with reservation and can be picked up from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Friday each week.

    Kits are designed for Grades: 2—5

    You will need to call and reserve your child’s kit; reservations will be taken Monday through Thursday of each week. Please call the library at 812-883-5600 to reserve your kit.

    Kits must be picked up before the end of the day on Fridays. Supplies are limited. If you are unable to pick up your kit by the end of the day, please cancel your kit request as soon as possible.

  • Block Printed Tote Bag Kits

    While the cool weather is keeping you inside, why not use that time to explore your creative side!

    Indiana University’s Center for Rural Engagement have provided a wonderful Take & Make craft kit for adult patrons at the Salem Public Library.

    The craft is for a Block Print Tote Bag that you get to design.
    Those interested may pick up a kit at the adult desk Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm and Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.

    Supplies are limited. Limited one kit per person.

  • Downloadable E-books and Audiobooks

    The library is still offering services online with our downloadable ebooks and audiobooks. If you have any questions or would like to sign up for this service please contact the library at 812-883-5600 or salemindianalibrary@hotmail.com and leave a message and we will get back with you. Here is more information on how to download material

    (Electronic Resource Borrowing).

    The Salem Public Library has WiFi service available in our parking lot area. The WiFi is available Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.