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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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September 20, 2017 | Events for School Aged Children

It's National Pepperoni Day! For this special storytime, we will read, Secret Pizza Party, by Adam Rubin and Daniel Salmieri. We will also use color paper cut outs to construct our dream pizza. Come join us! Preschoolers are welcome to attend. 10 AM

September 27, 2017 | Events for School Aged Children

Join us for can crushing fun! We will read, Gregory, the Terrible Eater, by Mitchell Sharmat. Gregory the goat is eating things way out of the norm! We will also do a fun can crushing, stress relieving craft! Preschoolers are welcome to join the fun. 10 AM


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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