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. Courtney, 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.

Winter Readers Recommendations!

We had lots of kids recommend their favorite books for our Winter Reader’s Club display! Here’s a list of their favorites, with links to where you can find them in our catalog!

Picture Books

Early Readers

Chapter Books

March’s New Picture Books!

  • Appelt, Kathi
    When Otis Courted Mama
    While his life seems perfectly good as it is, Cardell, a young coyote, learns to tolerate–and even like–the coyote that is courting his mother.

  • Atteberry, Kevan
    “A monster searches everywhere to find the things he loves: bunnies”–