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Salem Public Library

585 Liberty St SE, Salem, OR 97301-3591
+1 503-588-6052
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Large Library -- Must pay for parking

I enjoy this location but not the fact that they use parking meters. The lot of liberty only has a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ElizabethP999
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Sierra Vista, Arizona
Beautiful facility

Beautiful facility and great spaces and services for the community. It even has a good parking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Trav512015
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Salem, Oregon
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585 Liberty St SE, Salem, OR 97301-3591
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+1 503-588-6052
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"children's section"
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"discovery room"
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"pay to park"
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"audio books"
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"read books"
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"reading program"
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"all ages"
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"my kids love"
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"libraries"
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"computers"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoy this location but not the fact that they use parking meters. The lot of liberty only has a few spots but the parking garage option is nice. If someone illegally parks at the entrance it can make using the drive-thru book return a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful facility and great spaces and services for the community. It even has a good parking garage.

Thank Trav512015
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

So much to say about the Salem Public Library SYSTEM. I've been a long-time user and have always done my best to tell everyone about the many, many services. One of my favorites: The fine art lending service. When we moved my mom here from...More

Thank srnwood
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

The library is stately and well-maintained. It has huge rooms accommodating a large variety of interests. The children's library is dear....you must see it.

Thank 388carolj
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

The Salem library has so much to offer. I love the programs they hold to promote reading for children. My daughter enjoys library visits.

Thank jjnks72
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Just visiting town and went in with friends. A great used book store, and a big list of events. Wished I lived in Salem to take advantage of all of the opportunities!

Thank Alline A
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Such a fun spot for a solo visit or to meet up with a friend. Plenty to see. Plenty to do free. Beautiful stop to read in a quiet setting.

Thank Becca S
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Once you walk into the library you are surrounded by so many books, magazines, CD's & videos you don't know where to look first. The staff are very knowledgeable and so friendly. They can help you locate anything. Very comfortable lounge area and a gift/coffee...More

Thank Christine W
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Our family visits the Salem Public Library at least once a month if not more often. My kids are comfortable in the children's section & make a beeline for their favorite sections of books: dinosaurs & princesses! The library also offers a Discovery Room that...More

Thank Heather P
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

This library truly tries to give the visitor everything it possibly can; events and activities for all ages, books for everything imaginable, a thrift store, well-versed library staff, book sales, and help in every department. We LOVE the Salem Public Library! It truly has something...More

Thank Terri W
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Jaysin1230
27 May 2015|
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Response from BJ T | Property representative |
You can get a library card by going to the Salem central library or to the West Salem branch library. You will need to bring a current photo ID that shows your current street address. You can also go onto the library... More
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