Thanks for visiting the Salem Public Library Children’s Room website!


Here you’ll find information about our activities, our book clubs, our rules, and our library! We’re in the process of updating this page, so check back often for new information.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email Ms. Laura, the Head of the Children’s Department, or call us at 978-744-9667.

The Children’s Room Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 9am – 8:45pm
Friday – Saturday: 9am – 4:45pm
Sunday: 1pm – 4:45pm

The Children’s Room, the Reference Room and the Stacks close 15 minutes before the Main Desk.

Summer Reading Program 2017: “Build a Better World!”

This summer, the Library will again be hosting a fabulous lineup of fun, free activities for kids of all ages as part of the Summer Reading Program “Build a Better World!”. Come to the kickoff party on Wednesday afternoon, July 5, from 2:30-4:30 p.m. for music, games, and snacks!

Be sure to check out the schedule, and sign up for any programs that require registration by calling  978-744-9667 or visiting the Children’s Room librarians in person.

December’s New Picture Books!

  • Barnett, Mac
    Sam & Dave Dig A Hole
    Sam and Dave are sure they will discover something exciting if they just keep digging their hole.

  • Bass, Jennifer Vogel
    Edible Colors
    This title presents photographs of vegetables that explore a variety of colors, and common or unusual fruits and vegetables.

  • Berrios, Frank
    A Day In The Sun
    Olaf the snowman dreams of summer and a variety of summertime activities he would enjoy.

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