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Medgar Evers Library

4215 Medgar Evers Boulevard

Jackson, MS 39213-5210


Anne Sanders, Branch Librarian

Email | (601) 982-2867 | Map

About Medgar Evers Library

The Medgar Evers Library, which was named for the Civil Rights activist, Medgar Evers, is located in Northwest Jackson. The library celebrates the Medgar Evers Homecoming each June, and a historic statue of Evers is located on library grounds. The library also hosts the Annual Juneteenth Celebration.
We have Summer Reading Programs, The Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest, The Annual Health Fair, Storytime Wednesdays and Fantastic Friday Storytimes at 10:00 AM, Teen Programs and Showtime Movie Matinees every Saturday at 11 AM. Contact Anne Sanders for more information at (601) 982-2867.

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

Medgar Evers Library Calendar

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June 02, 2018 | Movie Events

Saturday, June 2nd at 11:00 AM

Can you guess the Summer Reading Movie...?
In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario's attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists' find that their lives will never be the same.

Medgar Evers Library, 601-982-2867.

June 05, 2018 | Events for Adults

Tuesday, June 5th at 11:00 AM

Summer Reading Event: Adults can act like a kid again by designing their own home-made musical instruments from items like soup cans, coffee cans, balloons and rubber bands.

Medgar Evers Library, 11:00 PM - 12:00 PM

June 05, 2018 | Events for Toddlers

Tuesday, June 5th at 10:00 AM

Summer Reading Event: Ms. Cheryl Smith of Magolia Health will introduce "Maggie the Mascot" and the Musical Mat Station, which is an interactive piano on the floor that features eight fun melodies and a memory game.

Medgar Evers Library, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 06, 2018 | Events for Toddlers

Wednesday, June 6th at 10:00 AM

Summer Reading Event: Children will listen to beautiful melodies played on the violin by Mr. Sam Saprong. We have fun activities and coloring sheets for each child to enjoy.


Medgar Evers Library, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 07, 2018 | Events for School Aged Children

Thursday, June 7th at 10:00 AM

Summer Reading Event: Miss Cherie, the author/host, welcomes the audience to the unique Cajun village of Bayou Town through music, puppetry, and child-like humor.

Medgar Evers Library, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 08, 2018 | Events for Teens

Friday, June 8th at 1:00 PM

Summer Reading Event: Watch the Kids for Christ Performing Arts team as they combine the skills of movement with music, The dance moves will include jazz, ballet and hip hop.

Medgar Evers Library, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

June 09, 2018 | Events for Teens

Saturday, June 9th at 1:00 PM

Summer Reading Event: The Wii interactive games involve a lot of musicality!

Medgar Evers Library, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

June 11, 2018 | Events for Teens

Monday, June 11 at 1:00 PM

Summer Reading Event: Teens will be split up into groups and given a random object and a song. The teens will have to advertise their object while incorporating their song.

Medgar Evers Library, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

June 13, 2018 | Events for Adults

Wednesday, June 13th at 11:00 AM

Summer Reading Event: This will be theatrical tribute of music, drama, and dance that honors African-American women.

Medgar Evers Library, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

June 20, 2018 | Events for Toddlers

Wednesday, June 20th at 10:00 AM

Summer Reading Event: This program will provide basic demonstrations on how to "Stop, Drop and Roll" and will show kids what to do in case of a fire. A Fire Truck and Smoke House will be available for kids to walk through.

Medgar Evers Library, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 21, 2018 | Events for School Aged Children

Thursday, June 21st at 10:00 AM

Summer Reading Event: Each team player will take turns drawing different musical songs and acting them out while the other team tries to guess what the drawing is.

Medgar Evers Library, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 22, 2018 | Events for Adults

Friday, June 22nd at 11:00 AM

Summer Reading Event: We have replaced regular bingo numbers with 15-20 seconds bursts of the most toe-tapping, swinging sing-a-long songs from the past and present! The numbers on the bingo cards will be replaced with artists and the song name.

Medgar Evers Library, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

June 23, 2018 | Movie Events

Saturday, June 23rd at 10:00 AM

Summer Reading Event: Come watch the Kids For Christ Performing Arts team as they combine the skills of movement with music, motor development, coordination, rhythm, strength and flexibility.

Medgar Evers Library, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 25, 2018 | Events for Toddlers

Monday, June 25th at 10:00 AM

Summer Reading Event: Woodsy the Owl will join children while making a musical fun puppet tree craft and will use the puppets to act out various camping stories and songs.

Medgar Evers Library, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 26, 2018 | Events for Adults

Tuesday, June 26th at 11:00 AM

Summer Reading Event: This line dance program is for adults. It is a fun group dance in which the dancers stand side-by-side in one or more lines as they perform a series of dance moves in unison. The dance program is extremely fun for the adult audience.

Medgar Evers Library, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

June 27, 2018 | Events for Toddlers

Wednesday, June 27th at 10:00 AM

Summer Reading Event: Come see Smokey the Bear of the Mississippi Forestry Commission. This program will feature specific ways children can take a personal role in wildfire prevention and the maintenance and conservation of nature. Kids can also help create a new song for Smokey Bear.

Medgar Evers Library, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 28, 2018 | Events for Teens

Thursday, June 28th at 1:00 PM

Summer Reading Event: This line dance program will bring teens together for a fun time as they dance to popular line dance music featuring hip-hop, Caribbean, and African rhythms.

Medgar Evers Library, 1:00 PM - 2:00 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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