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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 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.

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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.

June 03, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

This fun craft project that will allow kids to put together a model spacecraft made from everyday items like popsicle sticks, juice boxes, glue sticks, egg crates and other assorted items. Come challenge your imagination. All materials provided.

Target Audience: School Aged Children

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

June 05, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Come join Ms. Cristy of Mississippi Smiles for a smile as bright as the evening stars. She will read a fun story book, and leave all children with a toothbrush, toothpaste and dental floss as well as a space-themed toy.

Sponsored by: Mississippi Smiles

Target Audience: Toddlers

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 06, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

During this exciting live, virtual event, a NASA representative will teach us about living and working in space during the Apollo space missions!

Sponsored by: NASA

Target Audience: All Ages

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 07, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

A Solar System Ambassador, Mr. James Hill, will bring solar telescopes and will demonstrate how the sun works and do safe solar viewing. He will also show meteorites as he talks about the birth of the solar system.

Sponsored by: NASA

Target Audience: School Aged Children

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

June 08, 2019 | Movie Events

Come join us as we learn the true story of how three astronauts, stranded 205,000 miles above the Earth, fight a battle to survive while Mission Control works against time to bring them home. Free popcorn and lemonade.

11:00 AM

June 11, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Come use the sun's energy to heat up a tasty treat with this simple solar oven! Ever heard the expression, "It's so hot out you could fry an egg on the sidewalk"? Have you ever wondered if it's true? Find out with this delicious solar oven science project that uses only household items and a pizza box.

Target Audience: Teens

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

June 12, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Can plants grow on other planets? Come meet Sammy Soil and find out! There will also be fun games, snacks and activities. Learn about soil layers by making some delicious dirt pudding, complete with grass, worms, and rocks!

Sponsored by: Hinds County Soil and Water

Target Audience: All Ages

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 20, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

A meteorologist from WAPT News will present a program about the effects of weather on Planet Earth. He will discuss the light and heat energy from the sun that makes life on Earth possible. There will also be a fun weather demonstration with action packed activities.

Sponsored by: WAPT News

Target Audience: All Ages

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 21, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Ever wondered what it was like to travel on the Old Natchez Trace? Come learn how travelers and settlers used the stars to navigate through the forest. There will also be fun giveaway navigation crafts for all in attendance.

Sponsored by: Natchez Trace Parkway Rangers Target

Audience: All Ages

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 21, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Smokey the Bear has been where no other bear has gone before! Come join Smokey as he shows how astronauts help him fight forest fires and remain safe in space. He will also bring along his special friend, Woodsy Owl.

Sponsored by: US Forest Service

Target Audience: School Aged Children

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 27, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Participants jump through a course from the grapefruit-sized "Sun," past poppy-seed-sized "Earth," and on to marble-sized "Jupiter" - and beyond! By counting the jumps needed to reach each object, children experience firsthand the vast scale of our solar system.

Target Audience: School Aged Children

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

June 28, 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.

   


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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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