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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, DT Hatcher 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

Meeting Room Reservations Calendar

📅 Meeting Room Reservations Calendar

📋 Meeting Room Policy

All Day Rental Cost - $50.00
Half Day Rental Cost - $25.00

Richard Wright Library Calendar

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June 04, 2018 | Events for School Aged Children

Wednesday, June 4th at 10:00 AM

Summer Reading Event: Libraries really do rock! Join us as we listen to sounds from various instruments and test our knowledge of which ones they are!

Richard Wright Library, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 06, 2018 | Events for School Aged Children

Wednesday, June 6th at 10:00 AM

Summer Reading Event: "Libraries Rock!" with music! Not just any music, but ballet music, with dancers! Routines will be followed by crafts.

Richard Wright Library, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

June 07, 2018 | Events for Teens

Thursday, June 7th at 3:00 PM

Summer Reading Event: Join us for a film of epic rock proportions! A man gets a job as a music teacher and forms a rock band with his students!

Richard Wright Library, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

June 12, 2018 | Events for Adults

Tuesday, June 12th at 2:00 PM

Summer Reading Event: St Dominic's "New Direction" will join us playing a game of "Name That Tune!" There will be a trivia game of naming theme songs from television shows!

Richard Wright Library, 2:00 PM - 3:00 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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