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Richard Wright Library

515 West McDowell Road

Jackson, MS 39204-5547


Tammie Smith, 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
Sunday...............CLOSED

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, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

We will be showing a movie about a band of rag-tag misfits who are always bickering as they try to guard the galaxy. A snack will be provided.

Target Audience: All Ages

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

June 05, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Kids, come hear a galaxy/universe-themed children's book and paint a space-themed picture. Snacks will be provided.

Target Audience: School Aged Children

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

June 06, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

During this exciting live, virtual event, a NASA representative will teach us about living and working in space during the Apollo space missions!

Sponsored by: NASA

Target Audience: All Ages

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 11, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Peter Quill and his band of misfits are back in their second adventure. Come watch the heroes take on a planet and try to guard the galaxy again!

Target Audience: All Ages

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

June 12, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star! We will be reading a children's book about stars and the sky. Make a spacey kaleidoscope to take home. Snacks will be provided.

Target Audience: School Aged Children

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

June 18, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

In this film, a robot is stranded by himself on the desolated Planet Earth. He's thrilled to meet a new, intriguing fellow robot. Join us for this awesome space adventure!

Target Audience: All Ages

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

June 20, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Join us for a tooth-rific presentation by Miss Cristy from Mississippi Smiles Dentistry for "Teeth That Shine Like the Stars." She will read "Mrs. Watson Wants Your Teeth" by Alison McGhee and "There's No Place Like Space" by Dr. Seuss, and give away free dental kits.

Sponsored by: Mississippi Smiles

Target Audience: School Aged Children

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

June 26, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

The featured story this week will be about the galaxy. Make a space-themed snow globe! Snacks will be provided.

Target Audience: School Aged Children

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

   


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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