Oregon saw a record number of book challenges in 2022-23, with complaints taken to boards and some books thrown in the trash. Salem, which saw one such challenge, said it’s seeing more community support for a well-rounded library collection than against.
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A colorful new outreach van will help the Salem Public Library do more pop-up events, bringing library cards and book checkouts to events around the city.
After 13 months leading Salem’s libraries, Kim Carroll has accepted a job to be closer to her family. The city will again be hiring for a new top librarian for the second time in two years.
From kayaks to power tools, the Salem Public Library is processing items and making purchases for its “library of things,” and plans to launch a more user-friendly website.
A library-goer checks out a book at Salem Public Library. (Caleb Wolf/Special to Salem Reporter) A butcher paper tree is taped to the wall at the Salem Public Library between the nonfiction new arrivals and the fiction stacks. A sign on a nearby table invites visitors to take a post-it[Read More…]