The Salem Public Library provides free, open and equal access and service to all individuals and groups in the community. It accepts as its basic objective the provision and servicing of expertly selected materials which aid the individual in the pursuit of education, information, or research, and in the creative use of leisure time.


Library Director/Fiscal Officer:Bradley K. Stephens
email: brads@salem.lib.oh.us


Board of Trustees:

Jacqueline Berthold, President
Madeline Patton Shivers, Vice President
Mary Kay Washam, Secretary
Jock Buta
Tricia Hovorka
Robert S. McCulloch III
Jerry Zimmerman

The Board of Trustees typically meets in the Quaker Room at the library on the third Monday of each month. Meetings typically begin at 4:30 p.m.  All meeting announcements are published in the The Salem News.

2020 Board Calendar and Agendas
Annual Meeting January 27, 2020
Regular Meeting January 27, 2020
Public Records Commission Annual Meeting January 27, 2020
Regular Meeting February 17, 2020
Emergency Meeting March 13, 2020
Regular Meeting March 23, 2020
Regular Meeting April 20, 2020
Regular Meeting May 18, 2020
Regular Meeting June 15, 2020
Regular Meeting July 20, 2020
Regular Meeting August 17, 2020
Regular Meeting September 21, 2020
Regular Meeting October 19, 2020
Regular Meeting November 16, 2020
Regular Meeting December 21, 2020