• Library 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 available. Patrons may call to talk to a library staff member about library services. 812 883 5600.
  • Tiny Art Show. Description: Open to ages 12 and older. Upon registration, you will receive a mini art kit. Your artwork will be on display at the library during the month of December 2023. When: Registration begins October 23rd. Have your art turned in by November 30th to be included in the show.
  • Christmas Photo Shoot. The Salem Public Library will offer a free Family Photo shoot on Saturday, December 9 from 3 to 5 p.m. Photos will be taken in the library program room. Registration is required by December 8. Photo backdrop will remain up until December 13 and will be available for you to take your own photos. Each photo session will be 15 minutes in length, and families will have 3 photos taken. Photos will be emailed to you. There will be no touch-ups done. Disclaimer: Photos will be done by staff; however, we are not photography professionals.
  • Upcoming Events at the Library. Adult Programs. Book Club Description: Discussion of The Exchange by John Grisham When: Wednesday, December 6th, 10:45-11:45 a.m. Adult Coloring Program. Description: Come join us at the library to color your stressaway. Coloring sheets, colored pencils, & chocolate provided. Adult Craft Program—Gifts in a Jar! Description: We will be making chocolate chip cookie kits. Pre-registration is required. When: Thursday, December 21st, 10:30-11:30 a.m. You may register for programs by visiting us or by calling the library at 812-883-5600.
  • Upcoming Events at the Library. Children's Programs. After-School Program. Description: This December, the library will host a fun program for studentsin grades 3-8. Pre-registration is required. When: Monday, December 4th at 4:30 p.m. Preschool Storytime. Description: For children ages 2-5. December's theme is Christmas. Pre-registration is required. When: Tuesday, December 5 at 11:00 a.m. Gingerbread Houses. Description: This program is for ages 3 and up. We will have two sessions for gingerbread house building. Each participant will need to bring an unopened bag of candy to share with the group. Pre-registration is required. You must register your child by 5:00 p.m. on December 8th. You may register for only one session. When: Saturday, December 9th at 10:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. Christopher the Christmas Tree. Description: Come join us at the Salem Public Library for a showing of Christopher the Christmas Tree. This is a free event for the community, butseating is limited. Call the library to reserve your place. When: Tuesday, December 5th at 5:30 p.m. You may register for programs by visiting us or by calling the library at 812-883-5600.
  • Downloadable E-books and Audiobooks

    The library offers 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.