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Salem-Keizer Area Activities

Salem Public Library
Summer Reading Program
Dates: June 7th through September 3rd
Ages: Babies through 2011 high school grads
What: Read books and/or listen to audiobooks. Keep track of  the time spent reading, and earn tickets for a drawing for prizes and earn book bucks to spend at the Club Store at the end of the summer.
Details: Check the library" s website, or stop by the library.

Library Cards are Free!
Pick up an application for library cards by stopping by the Salem Public Library.
A parent's or guardian's signature is required.

What Can I Do with the Kids?
The Salem Public Library's Discovery Room has many activities during the year.  Check the Salem Public Library website for an update calendar of activities.  Salem Public Library.


The SMART reading program helps kids become confident readers by providing individual volunteer attention and new, take-home books. Each year we recruit, train and manage up to 10,000 volunteers throughout Oregon. Read about the effect SMART has on children, volunteers and supporters, or go directly to our volunteer page to fill the need in your neighborhood. 

In the Salem-Keizer School District, SMART is located in Hoover, Cummings, Gubser, Myers, Salem Heights, Yoshikai, and Liberty Elementary schools as well as Baker Head Start programs.