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

Board of Trustees:

Harry M. Hofmeister, President
Jacqueline Berthold, Vice President
Madeline Patton Shivers, Secretary
Jock Buta
Tricia Hovorka
Robert S. McCulloch III