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Eudora Welty Library

300 North State Street

Jackson, MS 39201-1705


Sue Prendergast, Reference Manager

Email | (601) 968-5809 | Map

About Eudora Welty Library

Eudora Welty Library is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Jackson at 300 North State Street. The 45,000 square foot building also houses the Information Resource Center with 40 public access computers, as well as the Mississippi Writer's Exhibit. The ILL department is housed at the reference desk and can be reached at reference@jhlibrary.org. The Administrative Offices for the library system are no longer at Welty Library. They are located at 1675 Lakeland Drive in the Regions Bank Building rear entrance.

Our children's area features a large collection of picture books and juvenile fiction and non-fiction. The Autism Resource Center is located on the first floor.

Please call the following numbers for assistance:

601-968-5811 for the Circulation Desk
601-968-5809 for the Reference Department
601-968-5825 for the Administrative Offices (M-F 8:00-5:00)
601-968-3519 for the Book Sale

Library Hours

Please Note Our New Hours Effective 10/16/17

Monday..........9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday..........9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday....9 AM - 6 PM
Thursday........9 AM - 6 PM
Friday.............9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday.........9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday.............CLOSED

Meeting Room Reservations Calendar

Meeting Room Calendar Reservations are available at this library location.
📅 Meeting Room Reservations Calendar

📋 Meeting Room Policy

All Day Rental Cost - $50.00
Half Day Rental Cost - $25.00

Eudora Welty Library Calendar

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May 06, 2019 - Dec 31, 2020 | Events for All Ages

There's a cool place where you can buy gently-used books for 50 cents each, and even kids' books cost one dollar for five! Guess where? The Book Sale at the Eudora Welty Library! Some books are like new. Open Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Closed for lunch from 1-2 p.m.) For more information, call 601-968-3519.

Aug 06, 2019 - Aug 22, 2019 | Technology Classes

Interested in learning more about Google Drive, Docs, Sheets and Slides? An introductory class will be offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 AM - noon. This class meets for one hour, twice a week, for three weeks. Call 601-968-5820 for more information.

Classes begin August 6, 2019 and run through August 22, 2019.

Aug 06, 2019 - Aug 22, 2019 | Technology Classes

Interested in learning more about Microsoft PowerPoint? An introductory class for adults is offered Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM. This class meets for one hour, twice a week, for three weeks. Call 601.968.5820 for more information.

Classes begin August 6, 2019 and run through August 22, 2019.

August 22, 2019 | Movie Events

Adults can enjoy a movie on Thursdays at 2:00 PM. This week's film: A veteran trained to become an arrow-wielding hero rebels against a corrupt sheriff and his powerful army.

2:00 PM

August 24, 2019 | Autism Resource Center

Parent Support Group Meet and Greet

When: Saturday, August 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Eudora Welty Library, 300 N. State Street, Jackson, MS 39206

- All Ages
- Autism Center/Special Needs
- Disability and Ability Awareness: Conversations with Parents, Guardians, Caregivers and Professionals
- Sponsors and Partnerships: Enable and Inspire, Inc., Eudora Welty Library, Parents
- Accommodations: On-site Child/Adult Care, Movie: 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Refreshments will be served.

Information: Call (601) 968-3512.

August 29, 2019 | Movie Events

Adults can enjoy a movie on Thursdays at 2:00 PM. This week's film: A paralyzed billionaire forms an unlikely friendship with his ex-convict caretaker.

2:00 PM

 


Calendar Legend:

Events for Toddlers Events for School Aged Children Events for Tweens or Teens Events for All Ages Events for Adults Events for Senior Adults Technology Classes Events for Preschool Children Autism Resource Center Summer Reading Program Event Movie Events Board of Trustees Meeting Friends of the Library Events

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