Kelley Library

 234 Main Street, Salem New Hampshire 03079

Mon - Tues 9-7
Wed - Fri 9-9
Saturday 9-2
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The Library will be closed on Presidents' Day, Monday, February 15th

Children's Program

Children's Program
Donut Dance Party
Saturday, February 13th
from 11 to 11:30 PM

Children ages 2+ and their families are invited to a Donut Dance Party!

We will sit and enjoy Munchkins and juice while we listen to a story, then get up and get moving with The Hokey Pokey instruments, and a variety of popular music!

Registration is required, so sign up today!


Familiar Songs: Unfamiliar Stories
By Richard Kruppa
Thursday, February 18th
from 7 to 8:30 PM

Ramblin Richard Kruppa will be at the library with a musical program that brings to light the fascinating and unfamiliar stories about some of our most beloved American songs from the 1800s to the present.


Magazine Sale
Beginning Tuesday, February 23rd at 9 AM

Back issues of popular magazine will be on sale in the lower lobby. $1 per bundle.

For children 5+ and their families

Children's Program

Children's Program
Drive-in Movie
Thursday, February 25th
from 2 to 3:30 PM

Children ages 3-8 are welcome to join us for this "Drive-In" Movie afternoon!

Each child will have a "car" to decorate then sit in while we watch some Pixar Short Films and enjoy a snack!

Space is limited to please register today!

Song Sharing

Monthly Song Sharing Night
Friday, March 4th from 7 to 8:45 PM

Do you have a song in your heart? Come share it with other song lovers at the Kelley Library! Bring yourselves, your voices, your acoustic instruments, and lyrics, to the Beshara Room on the first Friday of each month at 7:00pm.

We will have copies of the Rise Up Singing songbook to help inspire us! Each person will select one song per round we will sing as a group. Learn new songs and delight in old favorites. See you then!


Playful Warriors: Yoga for Kids
With Kim Rullo
Every Saturday in March:
March 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th
from 11 to 11:45 PM

Children grades K-3 are welcome to join us for this 4 week session of yoga! The class will be every Saturday in March from 11-11:45 a.m.

Instructor Kim Rullo will incorporate stories, music, and playful imagery into yoga poses and exercises. Have your child wear comfortable clothing.

Bringing a yoga mat or towel is also suggested. Registration is required and begins Feb. 9th.

Book Group

Kelley Library Non-Fiction Book Group
A Supposedly Fun Tking I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments
By David Foster Wallace
Wednesday, March 9th from 7 to 8:30 PM

Copies of this book are available at the circulation desk.

Book Group

New! True Crime Book Group
Death in the City of Light: the Serial Killer of Nazi Occupied Paris
By David King
Wednesday, March 16th from 7 to 8:30 PM

This is a new book group focusing on true crime titles. Copies of this book are currently available at the circulation desk.


Upcoming Events


Wireless Printing from Laptops

We now offer patrons the ability to print in-house from a laptop. Instructions can be found here.

Summer Program


The TumbleBook Library is a collection of interactive animated talking storybooks for children. Children can read the text themselves or have the stories read to them. Stories are available in English, Spanish, French and Chinese. This is an excellent learning experience for young children.