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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.

Oct 08, 2019 - Oct 24, 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 October 8, 2019 and run through October 24, 2019

Oct 08, 2019 - Oct 24, 2019 | Technology Classes

Interested in learning more about Microsoft Excel? An introductory class is offered Tuesdays and Thursdays 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 October 8, 2019 and run through October 24, 2019

Oct 14, 2019 - Oct 30, 2019 | Technology Classes

Would you like to learn how to use a computer? The class on an introduction to computers is offered Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. This class meets for one hour, twice a week, for three weeks. Space is limited, so please sign up to join! Call 601-968-5820 for more information.

Classes begin October 14, 2019 and run through October 30, 2019

Oct 14, 2019 - Oct 30, 2019 | Technology Classes

Do you know the basics of a computer but want to know more? We have an intermediate computer class offered on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM. This class meets for one hour, twice a week, for three weeks. Space is limited, so please sign up to join! Call 601-968-5820 for more information.

Classes begin October 14, 2019 and run through October 30, 2019

Oct 14, 2019 - Oct 30, 2019 | Technology Classes

Interested in learning more about Microsoft Word? 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 October 14, 2019 and run through October 30, 2019

October 17, 2019 | Events for Toddlers

Come join us at Eudora Welty Library on Wednesday October 17, 2019 at 10:00 to meet Sammy Soil and learn about the process of growing fruits and vegetables.

10:00 AM

October 17, 2019 | Movie Events

Adults can enjoy a free movie on Thursdays at 2:00 PM. Movie: Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were archenemies, they were closest of friends, working together with other Mutants (some familiar, some new) to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known. In the process, a rift between them opened, which began the eternal war between Magneto's Brotherhood and Professor X's X-Men.

Oct 23, 2019 - Dec 18, 2019 | Events for Adults

In the meeting room. Coloring sheets and colored pencils are provided. Space is limited! For ages 18 and up.

Wednesdays from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

October 24, 2019 | Movie Events

Adults can enjoy a free movie on Thursdays at 2:00 PM. Movie: Security guard Larry Daley infiltrates the Smithsonian Institution in order to rescue Jedediah and Octavius, who have been shipped to the museum by mistake.

 


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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