Bancroft Public Library

Join us at the library on Thursday, December 8th during library hours (2-8 PM) as we celebrate Bancroft Public Library's 125th birthday! {Bancroft Library opened its doors for the first time on December 5, 1891...see our page A Brief History of the Library for more information.} We are heralding this event by offering our patrons eggnog (kindly donated by Stewarts) and cookies. Stop in to say hello!

Next Friends of the Library meeting: Thursday, December 15 at 6:30 PM. See our Friends of the Library page for more information.

Next Library Board meeting: Friday, January 6 at 3 PM. Open meeting. Our last available meeting notes are under the About Us tab on the top bar and Board of Trustees

Click on our Upcoming Events tab on the top bar to see all that's happening at the library, and to check our Google Calendar.

Come visit us

181 S Main St / PO Box 478
Salem, NY 12865
Phone/Fax (518) 854-7463

Library Hours

Monday 1 - 5 PM
Tuesday 2 - 8 PM
Wednesday 10 AM - 1 PM
Thursday 2 - 8 PM
Friday 1 - 5 PM
Saturday 10 AM - 1 PM
Sunday Closed

We Will Be Closed

New Year's Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
President's Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Veterans' Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day 
New Year's Eve