The Salem Athenaeum is open to the public with no admission fee. During our library hours, everyone is welcome to come in to use our collections for reference and use the Reading Room for reading, writing or quiet study.
Visitors are also invited to peruse our latest exhibit!
Tuesday – Friday
1:00 – 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Please note: We are not currently handicap accessible. Walking a flight of stairs is required to enter and exit the building.
All lectures, concerts, and workshops scheduled through the end of April are postponed or cancelled. New dates for rescheduled programs will be announced as soon as they are determined. Please check this website for updates.
- Apr. 6:
Annual Meeting of the Proprietors
All current members welcome
- May. 8:
- May. 20:
Tea with Isa Leshko