Check out the updated Salem Public Library website and go to the calendar and use the new Libcal feature to do required registration for programs with limited space. Coming soon, non-profit organizations will be able to request use of the Salem Public Library’s meeting room online, subject to approval by library staff.
Barks and Books will return Thursdays, Jan. 12, 19 and 26, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. to give the opportunity for 1st to 5th grade students (must be at least 6 years old to attend) to read with a therapy dog. These mellow dogs love books and can’t wait to listen to you read. Everyone who signs up gets at least 10 minutes to read with a dog. You can bring your own book or pick one out when you arrive. Register online.
Story Explorers: Wednesdays, Jan. 11, 18 and 25. Create lifelong readers! Open to children ages 0-5 and their family. Join us for stories, songs, and boisterous fun as we share our love of books with your child. Space is limited so you must register online.
Adult book club meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m. This month’s club meets on January 31. Choose a book of your choice from any list of the best books of 2022.
The Same Page book club, an LGBTQ+ book club open to the community and allies meets on the third Wednesday of the month (Jan. 18) at 6:30 p.m. This month the group will discuss the book, “Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit” by Jeanette Winterson.