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Margaret Walker Alexander Library

2525 Robinson Street

Jackson, MS 39209-7030

Karen Wilson, Branch Manager

Email | (601) 354-8911 | Map

About Margaret Walker Alexander Library

The Margaret Walker Alexander Library, conveniently located on Robinson Street, is named for Mississippi author, Margaret Walker Alexander, author of the novel Jubilee and poetry book For My People, among other books. The library houses the Margaret Walker African American Literature Center which contains a wide variety of literature and books about the African American cultural experience. The library features a rain forest-themed area for children and several exhibit cases about the life and work of Margaret Walker Alexander.

Library Hours

Please note our new hours effective 10/10/16

Monday..........9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday..........9 AM - 7 PM
Wednesday....9 AM - 6 PM
Thursday........9 AM - 6 PM
Friday.............9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday........10 AM - 4 PM

Margaret Walker Alexander Library Calendar

( 8 found ) 
July 02, 2018 | Events for School Aged Children

Monday, July 2nd at 1:00 PM

Summer Reading Event: Children will get rocks and supplies that they can use to create their very own friend that "ROCKS".

Margaret Walker Alexander Library, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

July 05, 2018 | Events for Teens

Thursday, July 5th at 2:00 PM

Summer Reading Event: Teens will learn how to decorate and make spinners using old cds and bottle tops.

Margaret Walker Alexander Library, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

July 06, 2018 | Events for Adults

Friday, July 6th at 4:00 PM

Summer Reading Event: Want to own a musical instrument? Don't buy it, make it with your own hands and have more fun doing it.

Margaret Walker Alexander, 4:00 PM - 5:30 AM

July 06, 2018 | Events for Toddlers

Thursday, July 6th at 10:00 AM

Summer Reading Event: Children are encouraged to wear their silliest socks as we watch a movie.

Margaret Walker Alexander, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

July 09, 2018 | Events for Adults

Monday, July 9th at 10:30 AM

Summer Reading Event: Transform your love of music to the love of listening to books on CD. Try it when you are walking, running, flying away on a trip, and most of all driving. You Will Love It!

Margaret Walker Alexander Library, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

July 10, 2018 | Events for Adults

Tuesday, July 10th at 3:30 PM

Summer Reading Event: Karaoke Decade Show Down! Let's go back into time, with music form the 60's, 70's, 80's, 90' and 20's.

Margaret Walker Alexander Library, 3:30 PM - 5:30 AM

July 10, 2018 | Events for School Aged Children

Tuesday, July 10th at 4:00 PM

Summer Reading Event: There will be fun games all around that relate to music, such as musical chairs, name that tune, karaoke and many more.

Margaret Walker Alexander Library, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

July 13, 2018 | Events for All Ages

Friday, July 13 at 11:00 AM

Summer Reading Event: Crafts, Music, and Refreshments to award everyone for a job well done with Summer Reading.

Margaret Walker Alexander Library, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Calendar Legend:

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

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