The Book Bin hosts local and visiting authors for signings, readings, and poetry nights.

Last Friday Poetry Night at the Salem Book Bin happens on the last Friday of each month, and features a reading by a local poet followed by an open mic.

If you are an author and interested in possibly reading at the Book Bin, please email our Events Coordinator at

Several book clubs also meet at the Salem Book Bin, including the Book Bin Bestsellers Book Club, the Book Bin Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club, and The Feminist Book Club. See the calendar for book club meeting dates.

We also participate annually in Independent Book Store Day (last Saturday of April) and Indies First (the first Saturday after Thanksgiving).