The Library will be closed on Saturday, May 25th, and Monday, May 27th.

Ruth Keeler Memorial Library



Special Collections in the Children's Room


Parenting Collection

Discover our curated selection of books designed for families and caregivers of children and tweens, addressing various parenting issues. From promoting healthy sleep habits to enhancing physical and emotional well-being, managing sibling dynamics, and more, our Parenting Collection offers valuable insights. Additionally, we feature a range of picture books on these topics suitable for children. Look for these books labeled social-emotional on the book spine.

Learning Collection, Including the SEPTO Donations

Dive into our Learning Collection, generously contributed by the North Salem Special Education Parent Teacher Organization (SEPTO). This collection encompasses an array of books covering learning disabilities, autism, Asperger’s, sensory challenges, education law, and beyond. SEPTO’s dedication to education shines through these resources, providing valuable knowledge and support.

Halloran Collection

In memory of Vincent Halloran, a cherished North Salem resident and NYC firefighter who tragically lost his life during the September 11th terrorist attack, we present the Halloran Collection. These books offer insights into the events of 9/11 and its impact. The Vincent Gerard Halloran Fund has graciously given these volumes to the children of the North Salem community, fostering remembrance and understanding.

Spanish Language Books

Explore our assortment of books in Spanish tailored for children and tweens. Diverse and engaging, our Spanish Language Collection provides opportunities to immerse young readers in captivating stories and adventures.