Kelley Library

 234 Main Street, Salem New Hampshire 03079

Mon - Tues 9-7
Wed - Fri 9-9
Saturday 9-2
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Magazine Sale
This Week

We are selling back issues of magazines in the lower lobby for $1 per bundle. They go quickly, so be sure to stop by and check out the selection.


Children's Program
Knitting with Maria

Every Tuesday at 3:30 PM

Maria Delpin, expert knitter, will be leading a series of knitting classes just for kids ages 8 and up. Come to learn to knit or to improve your skills.

Needles and yarn will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own size 10 needles and worsted weight yarn. Be sure to sign up!

Contact: Brittany Tuttle by phone 603-898-7064 or email.

Story Time

Story Time Sign-ups
Starting Monday, March 30th

Create a love of reading and stories with your child. Signups are the week of Monday March 30, 2015 - Saturday April 4, 2015. Programs are tailored to be age appropriate to your child. Programs are designed for babies, 2 year olds, 3 year olds and 4 to 6 year olds.

Our Spring session will begin the following week.

Contact: Corrie Chiknas by phone 603-898-7064 or email.

Book Group

Kelley Library Book Group
While My Sister Sleeps
By Barbara Delinsky
Wednesday, April 29th from 7 to 8:30 PM

Copies of this book are available at the circulation desk.

Book Group

Salem, NH Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Group
By Mary Russell
Wednesday, May 6th from 7 to 8:30 PM

Copies of this book are available at the circulation desk.

Book Group

Movie Night
Duck Soup
Starring the Marx Brothers
Friday, May 8th from 6:30 to 8:30 PM

Book Group

Kelley Library Non-Fiction Book Group
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Journey
By Alfred Lansing
Wednesday, May 13th from 7 to 8:30 PM

Copies of this book are available at the circulation desk.

Book Group

Starting and Running a Small Business in New Hampshire
with Hollis McGuire
Thursday, May 21st from 7 to 8:30 PM

Hollis McGuire of Nashua Region NH Small Business Development Center will discuss strategies for developing a successful small business in NH.

New & Notable

We are pleased to announce that we now offer Transparent Language. Transparent language is used by libraries, schools, and the US military and government.

Transparent Language features a scientifically-proven methodology, the widest variety of high-quality learning material, and seamless integration of real-life language use by native speakers - all packaged together in an easy-to-use interface - And with 95+ languages to choose from, there is something for every language learner.


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.


eBook Class. If you have an eBook reader, this class is for you. Come and learn how you can download eBooks from our Overdrive service in this hands-on demonstration. Overdrive is funded cooperatively by New Hampshire libraries and allows our patrons to download popular titles at no cost to them. Be sure to bring your eReader and its USB cable. You can view a list of compatible devices here.

Registration is required for these classes. To register, fill out this online registration form or call the Reference desk at 898-7064.