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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

( 10 found ) 
Jul 29, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019 | Events for Toddlers

Children enjoy story time and making a craft on Mondays at 9:30 AM and Thursdays at 3:30 PM. Call the branch at (601) 354-8911 for details.

September 24, 2019 | Events for Adults

The event is a focus on the penalties and consequences for driving while impaired. Signup required. Please call or come in to sign up.

For more information, please contact the Alexander Library at (601) 354-8911.

5:30 PM-6:30 PM

September 24, 2019 | Events for Adults

Join the Alexander Staff for a public event to bring awareness about voting and how to get registered to vote. Please register in advance so that we can have a staff member available to help you. For more information, please contact the Alexander Library at 601-354-8911.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

September 25, 2019 | Events for Adults

Need help? The Alexander Staff will be hosting a one-on-one create or update your resume event. You must sign up for this event. For more information, please contact the Alexander Library at 601-354-8911.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

September 27, 2019 | Events for Adults

Stop in and pose for a selfie on September 27 to show off your scarf in our National Scarf Day Contest. Tie it at your neck, wrap it around your head, knot it onto your handbag, or wear it as a top or even a belt. Whatever your style is, it just might win you the mystery prize! The winner will be contacted on September 28. For more information, please contact the Alexander Library at 601-354-8911.

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

September 28, 2019 | Events for Adults

September is Save Your Photos Month. Come join the Alexander Staff on September 28 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM to learn about backing up your digital photos on a regular basis to a jump drive. Learn how to display and share your favorite photos! Don't cage them in data forever - join us. For more information, please contact the Alexander Library at 601-354-8911.

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

September 28, 2019 | Events for School Aged Children

Join us at the Alexander Library for a great family-friendly movie! Synopsis: When a new toy called "Forky" joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, please contact the Alexander Library at (601) 354-8911. All ages are welcome.

10:30 AM-1:00 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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