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Address: 585 Liberty Street SE, Salem, OR 97301
Phone Number: (503) 588-6052
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For the avid reader

Had everything I was looking for good selection of books covering many subjects. Books were easy to find no matter what you are looking for.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Salem, Oregon
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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Had everything I was looking for good selection of books covering many subjects. Books were easy to find no matter what you are looking for.

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Library members are able to take advantage of a wide selection of audio books that can be downloaded online for free.

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Salem, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Knowledgeable and friendly librarians. The selection of books needs improvement; although, our city does not fund libraries well. I like coming here every couple of weeks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

For being a public library this exceeded my expectations. Expansive, variety, kids section, computer lab, magazine sitting area, nice sitting windows for reading... A great place to meander through the day. I really don't like the weird off days. Like being closed on Monday. So random. And the summer hours are also horrible. I don't know about you, but during... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is a great library for our community. Staff is friendly and helpful and there are lots of activities for all ages. However, the parking situation is awful. Very expensive, especially if you want to spend a few hours there. It seems that we should not have to pay for something I already pay taxes for. The parking does keep... More 

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Salem,OR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We love taking trips to the library! They have so many great programs-especially for the kids. Any time I've had a question,the staff has been more than willing to help. The only issue I have had is that it's a bit warm and humid inside.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

It's a nice place and has a great kids Area. The stuff are super nice and helpful. My kids love coming here. I don't like that I have to pay for parking!

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Love the selection. E books or hard copies, fiction or a computer manual they have always had what I needed.

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Dallas, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Great Library, with everything that a person could ask for, or they will get it for you! There are actually several cities that are connected to this Library, so if you live out a ways, you can order the book, and pick it up at a more convenient location. Loads of parking, friendly staff, lots of extra activities happening there.

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Salem
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I've been using Salem Public Library for over 35 years. When my offspring were children, we'd drive in from Willamina for a night out! Thank goodness for Salem Public Library and CCRLS. I like everything about it. Here are a few: online book requests, magazine recycling, the Friends of the Library book store sales, Book Clubs, Grab N Go books,... More 

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