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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 Tammie Smith 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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July 02, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

In this film, a basketball superstar and one of cartoon's favorite wiseguys team up with other basketball greats and crazy cartoon characters to save Earth from space aliens.

Target Audience: All Ages

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

July 03, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Come to a special space-themed story time! There will be a fun spacey story, and after that, make a set of galaxy wind chimes to take home. Snacks will be provided.

Target Audience: School Aged Children

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

July 09, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Come learn all about the ill-fated Apollo mission that almost ended in disaster. Find out where the famous line "Houston, we have a problem" came from. Snacks will be provided.

Target Audience: All Ages

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

   


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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