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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
May 11
June 8 - Featured class: Photoshop 101 from 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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 second and fourth Saturday of every month for our new Teen Comic Book Club, "The Brick X Wall"! 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!

3:00 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!

Saturdays at 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.

July 01, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Come join the Medgar Evers Library and explore around a spaceship! Learn about NASA's magnificent spaceships through fun activities and make a water bottle spaceship to take home.

Target Audience: School Aged Children

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

July 03, 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

July 06, 2019 | Movie Events

Synopsis: After being presumed dead on a mission to Mars, an astronaut is left behind by his crew and must find a way to survive and signal to Earth that he is still alive. Free popcorn and lemonade will be served.

11:00 AM

July 08, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Come join in the fun at the Solar Salon! Come learn about UV rays from the sun through fun games and activities. Afterwards, make a solar bracelet while watching the sun change the colors on the UV nail polish!

Target Audience: School Aged Children

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

July 11, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

The mission from space has been completed. Now it's time to celebrate returning with more fun! Learn how astronauts try to eat food in space. Teams will join together to try to eat their food without gravity and without hands!

Target Audience: School Aged Children

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

July 11, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Teen teams will compete to make the coolest alien from a roll of foil. Participants will be divided into teams of three or four. Each team will choose one person from their team to be the alien and then use the foil to wrap the teen up. Winners will be awarded a prize.

Target Audience: Teens

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

July 11, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Celebrate and help wrap up the Summer Reading Program! Dress in a space costume and receive a special prize. Don't miss out!

Target Audience: School Aged Children

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

July 26, 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.


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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