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  • 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.
  • Because You Matter. Telehealth Well-Being Appointments. Fall 2022 Mondays, 10 a.m. – noon, and Wednesdays, 3-5 p.m. Salem Public Library 212 N. Main Street Salem, IN 47167 Need help with food, clothing, housing, and healthcare? Feeling stressed and need support? Need help getting motivated for change? Struggling with sadness, depression, or anxiety? Get free and confidential support online at your local library. Log on to a computer in a private setting and talk with a professional through video chat. This service is open to adults, 18 years of age and older. Indiana University School of Social Work students will host telehealth appointments under the supervision of licensed social workers. Please reserve your session in advance either in person at the library circulation desk, by phone at (812) 883-5600 or by email at salemindianalibrary@hotmail.com. In partnership with Indiana University Center of Rural Engagement and IU School of Social Work. Office of Community & Rural Affairs.
  • Upcoming events at the library. Adult Programs. Book Club. Description: Discussion of Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver. When: Wednesday, December 7th, 10:45 am. Adult Pastel Craft Program. Description: We will be making a chalk pastel aurora borealis. Pre-registration is required. When: Thursday, December 15th 10:30 am. Telehealth Well-Being Appointments. Description: Get free and confidential support online and talk with a professional through video chat. This service is open to adults, 18 years of age and older. Pre-registration is required. Program runs through December 14. When: Mondays, 10 am - noon, and Wednesdays, 3-5 pm. 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 Programs. Description: This December the library will host fun and creative programming for students in grades 1-7. Pre-registration is required. When: December 5th and 12th at 4:30 pm. Pre-school Storytime. Description: For children ages 2-5. December's theme is Christmas. When: Tuesday, December 13 at 10:30 am. Pre-registration is required. You may register for programs by visiting us or by calling the library at 812-883-5600. Gingerbread House building. 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 and a can of white icing to use for your house. Pre-registration is required. You must register your child by 5:00 pm on December 9th. You may register for only one session. When: Saturday, December 10th at 10:30 am or 1:00 pm. Christopher the Christmas Tree. Description: Come join us at the Salem Public Library for a showing of the movie Christopher the Christmas Tree. This is a free event for the community, but seating is limited. Call the library for more information. When: Saturday, December 10th at 3:00 pm
  • 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.