337 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970
Incorporated in 1810, the Salem Athenaeum is an independent membership library and cultural center hosting lectures, concerts, plays, discussion groups, author and poetry readings, storytelling, workshops for readers and writers, and literary social events.
Library holdings include a contemporary circulating collection of fiction, non-fiction and children’s literature as well as historical research collections in literature for adults and children, natural sciences, political and social sciences, theology and travel.
Beginning in 2017, the Salem Athenaeum became the presenter of the Salem Literary Festival.
Photo by Scott Booth.
Historic New England’s Phillips House
Mahi Mahi Cruises and Charters
(978) 744 - 4080
Finz Seafood & Grill
WitchPix Costume Studio
Counter Kitchen and Bar
Enterprise Center at Salem State University
The House of the Seven Gables
Bakers Island Light Station (1791)
Winter Island Light (Fort Pickering Light) (1871)