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E-MAIL:  library@salemva.gov|LOCATION:  28 East Main Street, Salem, VA 24153
PHONE:  (540) 375-3089|FAX:  (540) 389-7054|HOURS:  Mon-Thur 10am-8pm, Fri-Sat 10am-5pm

Resilient Library

E-MAIL:  library@salemva.gov|LOCATION:  28 East Main Street, Salem, VA 24153
PHONE:  (540) 375-3089|FAX:  (540) 389-7054|HOURS:  Mon-Thur 10am-8pm, Fri-Sat 10am-5pm

Resilient Library

Resilient Library Collection - Books, DVDs, and audiobooks available for check out in our NEW BOOK area plus print resources for adult caregivers and those interested in healthy aging.

The Collection includes items on the following topics: 

  • Healthy Aging (exercise, creativity, decluttering, humor, ageism, anxiety, stress, memory)
  • Financial (retirement planning, reverse mortgages, budgeting, credit, investing, single women and money, entrepreneurship, health care, second careers) 
  • Adult Caregiving (Alzheimer's and dementia care, hospice, caregiver burnout, handouts with shopping resources for older adults and caregivers)
  • Technology (various books about computers and apps designed for seniors, like laptops for seniors, Microsoft 11 for seniors, etc.) 
  • Housing (books about how to age in place at home safely, alternative housing options)

The Resilient Library Newsletter - A free, semimonthly (twice a month) newsletter featuring articles from books and trusted online sources on such topics as healthy aging, finance, adult caregiving, technology, and housing. It may also include brain puzzles, arts & crafts project instructions, or gardening tips. 

The newsletter is available in print, online, and by email. If you would like to subscribe, you can either call the library OR email us at library@salemva.gov OR pick up a print copy in our NEW BOOK section. Back issues are archived on our website. 

The Resilient Library Newsletter is your one-stop shop for healthy aging and adult caregiving resources.  Our semimonthly newsletter is filled with useful information to help you through these challenging times:

The Resilient Library Newsletter is offered by the Salem Public Library and is a free semimonthly newsletter intended for adult caregivers and those interested in healthy aging topics and resources.

Vol 1, Iss 1 (Oct 18, 2020)       Vol 1, Iss 2 (Oct 25, 2020)        Vol 2, Iss 1 (Nov 1, 2020)

Vol 2, Iss 2 (Nov 8, 2020)        Vol 2, Iss 3 (Nov 15, 2020)        Vol 2, Iss 4 (Nov 22, 2020)

Vol 2, Iss 5 (Nov 29, 2020)      Vol 3, Iss 1 (Dec 6, 2020)          Vol 3, Iss 2 (Dec 13, 2020)

Vol 3, Iss 4 (Dec 27, 2020)      Vol 4, Iss 1 (Jan 3, 2021)           Vol 4, Iss 2 (Jan 10, 2021)

Vol 4, Iss 3 (Jan 17, 2021)       Vol 4, Iss 4 (Jan 24, 2021)         Vol 4, Iss 5 (Jan 31, 2021)

Vol 5, Iss 1 (Feb 7, 2021)        Vol 5, Iss 2 (Feb 14, 2021)         Vol 5, Iss 3 (Feb 21, 2021)

Vol 5, Iss 4 (Feb 28, 2021)      Vol 6, Iss 1 (Mar 7, 2021)           Vol 6, Iss 2 (Mar 14, 2021)

    Vol 6, Iss 3 (Mar 21, 2021)      Vol 6, Iss 4 (Mar 28, 2021)         Vol 7, Iss 1 (Apr 4, 2021)

    Vol 7, Iss 2 (Apr 18, 2021)       Vol 8, Iss 1 (May 2, 2021)          Vol 8, Iss 2 (May 16, 2021)

    Vol 9, Iss 1 (Jun 1, 2021)         Vol 9 Iss 2 (Jun 13, 2021)          Vol 10 Iss 1 (Jul 1, 2021)

    Vol 10, Iss 2 (Jul 16, 2021)      Vol 11, Iss 1 (Aug 1, 2021)         Vol 11, Iss 2 (Aug 16, 2021)

    Vol 12, Iss 1 (Sep 1, 2021)       Vol 12, Iss 2 (Sep 16, 2021)        Vol 13, Iss 1 (Oct 1, 2021)

    Vol 13, Iss 2 (Oct 15, 2021)     Vol 14, Iss 1 (Nov 1, 2021)         Vol 15, Iss 1 (Dec 1, 2021)

    Vol 15, Iss 2 (Dec 15, 2021)     Vol 16, Iss 1 (Jan 1, 2022)           Vol 16, Iss 2 (Jan 16, 2022)

    Vol 17, Iss 1 (Feb 1, 2022)        Vol 17, Iss 2 (Feb 16, 2022)        Vol 18, Iss 1 (Mar 1, 2022)

    Vol 18, Iss 2 (Mar 16, 2022)      Vol 19, Iss 1 (Apr 1, 2022)         Vol 19, Iss 2 (Apr 16, 2022)

    Vol 20, Iss 1 (May 1, 2022)        Vol 20, Iss 2 (May 16, 2022)      Vol 21, Iss 1 (Jun 1, 2022)

    Vol 21, Iss 2 (Jun 16, 2022)        Vol 22, Iss 1 (Jul 1, 2022)          Vol 22, Iss 2 (Jul 15, 2022)

    Vol 23, Iss 1 (Aug 1, 2022)         Vol 23, Iss 2 (Aug 16, 2022)      Vol 24, Iss 1 (Sep 1, 2022)

    Vol 24, Iss 2 (Sep 16, 2022)        Vol 25, Iss 1 (Oct 1, 2022)         Vol 25, Iss 2 (Oct 17, 2022)

    Vol 26, Iss 1 (Nov 1, 2022)         Vol 26, Iss 2 (Nov 17, 2022)       Vol 27, Iss 1 (Dec 1, 2022)

    Vol 27, Iss 2 (Dec 16, 2022)         Vol 28, Iss 1 (Jan 1, 2023)