• Tails and Tales Summer reading program June 1 to July 31, 2021
  • 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 still available. Patrons may call to talk to a library staff member about library services. 812 883 5600. Masks are recommended while in the building.
  • This week at the library June thirteenth through June nineteenth. The Storywalk starts on the thirteenth at the YMCA. The book title is Duck on a Bike by David Shannon. A teen Craft To Go program can be picked up on the seventeenth. You must pre-register for this craft and pick it up before the library closes. The craft is for a cup cozy. On the eighteenth you can pick up Craft To Go kits for pre-school age and school age children. You must pre-register for both age groups and pick them up before the library closes. The theme is reptiles and amphibians. At the bottom of the page a box labeled "Age guide" states that Pre-school is considered ages 2-5 or finished kindergarten. School age children are grades 1 through 5 and teens are grades 6 through 12
  • Adult Craft Programs – Summer 2021

    There will be two adult programs this year

    You can choose to attend these programs in-person or pick them up as a Craft-To Go kit on the day of the program. Pre-registration is required for both programs. Supplies are limited

    Towel Origami
    Monday June 21st at 2:00pm
    Come learn the art of fabric origami and make some cute critters out of hand towels to take home

    Rustic Welcome Sign
    Monday July 12th at 10:30am
    Join us for a painting craft and make your own flower adorned welcome sign.

    We will be working with messy materials for one of these crafts please dress accordingly.

  • 2021 Summer Reading Program

    “Tails and Tales”

    Readers will have fun this summer with the animal kingdom as the Salem Public Library presents our Summer Reading Program “Tails and Tales.” Some of the fun summer activities include Craft-To-Go kits for all ages, Sidewalk chalk art, a Hardy Lake Raptor Center presentation, Storywalkstm and more.

    The 2021 Summer Reading Program is open to all ages, newborn to adults! Registration for the “Tails and Tales” Summer Reading Program will start on Tuesday, June 1. For more information, call the library at 812-883-5600 or visit our website, salemlib.lib.in.us. Check our Facebook page regularly for program updates.

    And remember, all library programs are free of charge. Come check out your Salem Public Library today

  • 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.