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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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October 25, 2017 | Events for School Aged Children

Let's talk Halloween! Come join us as we read "Otter Loves Halloween" by Sam Garton and create some cool paper plate pumpkins. Snacks will be provided. Preschoolers welcome. 10:00 AM

October 31, 2017 | Events for All Ages

Join us at the Richard Wright library for Halloween fun. We will have candy stations set up throughout the library for Trick or Treaters and will also show a Halloween themed movie. Children are encouraged to come dressed in their Halloween costumes. Come join us! The fun starts at 4:00 PM.


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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