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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

Meeting Room Reservations Calendar

📅 Meeting Room Reservations Calendar

📋 Meeting Room Policy

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

Medgar Evers Library Calendar

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Apr 06, 2019 - Dec 31, 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 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
June 8
July 13
August 10
September 14
October 12
November 9
December 14

Apr 27, 2019 - Dec 31, 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

Apr 30, 2019 - Dec 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

May 13, 2019 - Jul 31, 2019 | Events for Adults

Patrons, come learn to speak Spanish! This Spanish language program is an eight-week 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 eight classes. Contact the Medgar Evers Library for additional information. 601-982-2867

May 20, 2019 - Dec 31, 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.

May 22, 2019 | Events for Preschool Children

March on down to the Medgar Evers Library as we celebrate National Buy a Musical Instrument Day! We will read "Rock 'N' Roll Soul" by Susan Verde and "Animal Music" by Harriet Ziefert. Stay for more fun and make your own musical instruments. The fun starts at 10:00 AM!

May 22, 2019 | Events for Tweens or Teens

For all you bookworms out there, let's celebrate Get Caught Reading Month! Come dig your nose into a book as we hunt for clues within the library pertaining to the story. First team to find the books will win a prize!

3:00 PM

May 25, 2019 | Events for School Aged Children

Bring the whole family and get everyone involved in a fun evening playing with Legos. We'll provide the Legos and after-school snacks - you provide the creativity. Afterwards, photos of your Lego creations will be displayed throughout the library.

2:00 PM

May 25, 2019 | Movie Events

This is a family friendly movie that tells the surprising tale about growing up, finding the courage to face the unknown...and how nothing can ever train you to let go. What began as an unlikely friendship between an adolescent Viking and a fearsome Night Fury dragon has become an epic adventure spanning their lives. Come join us at the Medgar Evers Library on May 25th! Popcorn and lemonade will be served.

11:00 AM

May 29, 2019 | Events for Preschool Children

When you have the urge for something sweet, come join us at the Medgar Evers Library as we read "Ice Cream Summer" by Peter Sis and "Ice Cream and Dinosaurs" by Eric Litwin. Stay for dessert and make your own ice cream. Hope to see you at 10:00 AM!

May 31, 2019 | Events for Adults

Calling all adults and senior adults! Come have some fun playing multiple rounds of everyone's favorite game -- BINGO! Free prizes awarded! No registration necessary! 11:00 AM every last Friday of each month at the Medgar Evers Library.

May 31, 2019 | Events for Preschool Children

Summer is here, and we are inviting all little wigglers, crawlers and walkers to swim on down to the Medgar Evers Library at 10:00 AM for our early literacy program. All little ones will dip their toes in the pool noodles and tug them back to the finish line. Come join us!

10:00 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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