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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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Dec 01, 2018 - Jan 26, 2019 | Events for Teens

This STEM education program, aligns the skills and knowledge needed to bridge the gap between secondary education and college/career success. Students develop critical thinking and collaborative problem-solving skills while utilizing real-world applications. In addition, teens are challenged to design, build, program, and operate robots to compete in a head-to-head challenge in an alliance format. Teens meet every Saturday at 10:00 AM at the Medgar Evers Library. Join today!

Jan 02, 2019 - Jan 30, 2019 | Events for School Aged Children

Do you have homework assignments or a project due? The purpose of the Homework Club program is to provide K-4th grade students with a resource for completing daily school assignments and special projects during the academic year. The program is on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00 PM at the Medgar Evers Library. Please call 601-982-2867 for additional information.

Jan 07, 2019 - Jan 30, 2019 | Events for Adults

Patrons, come learn to speak Spanish! This Spanish language program is an 8 class course in which patrons will get exposure to basic Spanish. Through fun games and instruction, students will learn the fundamentals of reading, writing, and conversation in a friendly environment. All levels are welcome to attend. Please sign up and plan to attend all 8 classes. Contact the Medgar Evers Library for additional information. 601-982-2867.

Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:30 - 3:30 PM

January 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30.

January 23, 2019 | Events for Toddlers

Join us as we enjoy a fun story time that's all about Bears! We will read a great book called "Bear Snores On" by Karma Wilson, and a story time classic called "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" by Jane Monmouth. There will also be fun bear activity sheets and crafts. Preschoolers are welcome to attend. See you there!

10:00 AM

January 25, 2019 | Events for Teens

Have a love of superheroes, illustrated literature, or just an interest in comic books and manga?
Come join us at the Medgar Evers Library on the last Friday of every month for our new Teen Comic Book Club! Teens will read and discuss a new graphic novel, comic book or manga title each month.
There will also be discussions about movies based on comics! To get a copy of this month's title, swing by the Medgar Evers Library today!
3:30 PM

January 25, 2019 | Events for Toddlers

Come enjoy story time classic "The Rainbow Fish" by Marcus Pfister. We will also be creating our on "Rainbow Fish craft! Fun starts at 10:00 Am and preschoolers are welcome to attend.

10:00 AM

January 30, 2019 | Events for Toddlers

Come enjoy our Pizza Party Story Time hosted by Mississippi Smiles on Wednesday, January 30th at 10:00 AM. Enjoy great stories such as "Curious George and the Pizza Party" by Margret and H.A. Reys, along with pizza activities and treats. See you there!

 


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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