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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
Sunday...............CLOSED

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

Margaret Walker Alexander Library Calendar

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July 01, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

The audience will be viewing a hilarious extraterrestrial adventure about the search for Gonzo's past. On a quest with buddy Rizzo to find his real family, Gonzo discovers that his long-lost relatives are actually aliens from a distant planet.

Target Audience: All Ages

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

July 01, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

The audience will be viewing a space film about a rancher who once trained to be an astronaut, decides to fulfill a lifelong dream and build a rocket in his barn, and plans to pilot it into space.

Target Audience: All Ages

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

July 02, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Get ready to blast off into space with healthy teeth. Come join Shadonna from Kool Smiles as she prepares everyone to have the healthiest teeth in outer space.

Sponsored by: Kool Smiles Dentistry

Target Audience: School Aged Children

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

July 02, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Stop by the Alexander Library during Space Craft Time and create an awesome outer space airplane.

Target Audience: School Aged Children

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

July 03, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Audiences of all ages are invited to watch an action film that tells a story about a team of space marines who are sent to a science facility on Mars after someone reports a security breach.

Target Audience: All Ages

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

July 09, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Corey Wright from the Natural Science Museum will give children a fun, interactive encounter with live animals. See how Corey's furry, scaly, and feathered friends invade outer space.

Sponsored by: Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

Target Audience: School Aged Children

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

   


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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