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Richard Wright Library

515 West McDowell Road

Jackson, MS 39204-5547

DT Hatcher, Branch Manager

Email | (601) 372-1621 | Map

About Richard Wright Library

The Richard Wright Library is conveniently located on McDowell Road next to Key Elementary School. Parking is available on both sides of the library building. The library was named after famed African American and Mississippi writer, Richard Wright.

For more information about services at Richard Wright, please call branch manager, Debra Gilbert at (601) 372-1621.

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

Richard Wright Library Calendar

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August 23, 2017 | Events for School Aged Children

There was a total eclipse of the sun this week! Did you wear your special glasses given from your local library? We will read books about the sun and will make our very own solar eclipse craft! Preschoolers welcomed.

August 30, 2017 | Events for School Aged Children

Have you ever been camping and toasted marshmallows? Well, you are in for a treat. Join us as we read books about camping and our favorite part, putting the marshmallows over the fire! Preschoolers welcomed.


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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