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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 the 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 11:00 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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Apr 01, 2019 - May 29, 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.

Apr 06, 2019 - May 27, 2019 | Events for Tweens or Teens

Teens! Come join the Spark-O-Matic Robotics Club! 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!

Apr 06, 2019 - Apr 27, 2019 | Movie Events

Come greet old friends and make new ones as you join us for fun, family-friendly movies! It's a perfect way to spend a Saturday afternoon at your Medgar Evers Library! Popcorn will be served. Come join us every Saturday at 11:00 AM!

April 6, 13, 20, 27 at 11:00 AM

Apr 13, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019 | Technology Classes

Come to the Medgar Evers Library from 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM for technical advice and guidance to individuals and small businesses in the community.

March 9
April 13
May11
June 8
July 13
August 10
September 14
October 12
November 9
December 14

April 24, 2019 | Events for Toddlers

In Celebration of Earth Day, join us and find out how we help save the earth at the Medgar Evers Library! We will read "Ants in Your Pants, Worms in Your Plants!" by Diane deGroat and "Earth Day Fun" by Jennifer Frantz. Stay for more fun and make your own newspaper litter bug! Fun starts at 10:00 am!

April 24, 2019 | Events for Tweens or Teens

Tweens! Come celebrate Earth Day with us as we put your imagination to the test by making crafts out of recycling goods such as newspapers, magazines, plastic bottles and cardboard. Prizes will be given for the best craft. Don't miss out on the fun!

3:30 - 4:30 PM

April 27, 2019 | Events for All Ages

Come join us at the Medgar Evers Library for this fun movie about a colorful crew of lawn ornaments who must traverse London to save their fellow decorations from being smashed. Fun starts at 11:00 AM.

Apr 27, 2019 - May 25, 2019 | Events for Tweens or 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

April 30, 2019 | Events for Toddlers

It's a Litter race! This early literacy program is for all our little wigglers, crawlers, and walkers 0 thru age 4. Join us for a litter scavenger hunt inside the library! Wiggle your way to the Medgar Evers Library at 10:00 AM! Come find all the plastic, colorful baby bottles for recycling! We'll be looking for ya!

Apr 30, 2019 - May 31, 2019 | Events for Tweens or Teens

Calling all "Tweens and Teens" ages 12-17! Come enjoy a different game each month on the Wii U. Play old favorites or learn a new one! Game On!

3:30 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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