Menu
  1. How Do I?
  2. Business
  3. Government
  4. Residents
  5. Departments
    1. Animal Shelter
    2. Commissioner of the Revenue
    3. Commonwealth Attorney
    4. Communications Office
    5. Community Development
    6. Economic Development
    7. Electric
    8. Finance
    9. Human Resources
    10. Parks and Recreation
    11. Police
    12. Real Estate
    13. Registrar's Office
    14. Rescue Squad
    15. Salem Fire-EMS
    16. Salem Public Library
    17. Sheriff's Office
    18. Street & General Maintenance
    19. Technology Systems
    20. Treasurer's Office
    21. Water & Sewer Dept
  6. Tourism
  7. Downtown
  8. Report a Problem
E-MAIL:  library@salemva.gov|LOCATION:  28 East Main Street, Salem, VA 24153
PHONE:  (540) 375-3089|HOURS:  Daily 10am-4pm *Pickup Only

Reading Links

E-MAIL:  library@salemva.gov|LOCATION:  28 East Main Street, Salem, VA 24153
PHONE:  (540) 375-3089|HOURS:  Daily 10am-4pm *Pickup Only

Kids Reading Links

Recommended reading websites & resources for kids of all ages!

A Year of Diverse Stories

Join us on a diverse reading journey this year!

20 Favorites of 2020

Books read & loved by your Children's Librarian in 2020.  Because the year wasn't ALL bad.

New Books

Check out our newest kids' books!

 

Personalized Book Bundles

Click on one of the images below to request a bundle of books for your child!  *Please give us at least 1 week to gather your books*

 

Reading Resources

Looking for your next great read?  Try NoveList!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TumbleBooks has over 1,000 animated books, read-along chapter books, graphic novels, & more!

 

 

Not sure if a book is appropriate for your family?  Check these sites for reviews and recommendations:

 

Staff Recommended Reads

Board Books
Board Books
Birth-Preschool

 K-2nd

 

 3rd-5th

 Nonfiction

 

 Audiobooks

 

 DIY

 

 Beginning Chapter Books 

 Great Graphic Novels 

 

Award Winning Books

The Association for Library Services to Children now has a searchable database of award winning books!  Look up books by award, year received, title, & more.

 

Children's Author Websites

Avi
Beverly Cleary
Dav Pilkey
Doreen Cronin
Eric Carle
Eric Litwin
Geronimo Stilton
Jane O'Connor
Jason Chin
Jason Reynolds
Jeff Kinney
Jennifer L. Holm
Jon Scieszka
Katherine Applegate
Kevin Henkes
Kwame Alexander
Lemony Snicket
Matt de la Pena
Mem Fox
Mo Willems
Peter Brown
Raina Telgemeier
Rick Riordan
Sandra Boynton
Sharon Creech
Ursula Vernon