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Willie Morris Library

4912 Old Canton Road

Jackson, MS 39211-5404


Carolyn Carter, Branch Manager

Email | (601) 987-8181 | Map

About Willie Morris Library

The Willie Morris Library is conveniently located on Old Canton Road in northeast Jackson. The library, which is named for famed Mississippi writer Willie Morris, contains several exhibit cases about Morris' books, and Morris-themed artwork is available throughout the building for visitors to enjoy. For more information, contact Carolyn Carter, Branch Manager.

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

Willie Morris Library Calendar

( 15 found ) 
May 01, 2019 - Aug 28, 2019 | Events for Adults

Join us for a game of bridge with bridge players from the local community. Learn about the game of bridge, their skills, and forming lifelong partnerships.

Held Wednesdays from 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM.

May 11, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019 | Events for Adults

The Savvy Book Club meets the second Saturday of every month in the meeting room of the Willie Morris Library.

May 11
June 8
July 13
August 10
September 14
October 12
November 9
December 14
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM

June 03, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Sometimes Earth's extraordinary wildlife might seem a little alien to some, but Corey Wright with the Mississippi Natural Science Museum will demystify some of Earth's most amazing animals.

Sponsored by: Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

Target Audience: All Ages

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 05, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Five, four, three, two, one! Blast off into early literacy as we read, sing, and play together! This program is designed for the littlest astronauts between the ages of 0-4.

Target Audience: Toddlers

10:30 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

With emerging technology, it can seem like information is traveling at light-speed! Join Cheryl Smith with Magnolia Health to discuss social media issues such as identity theft and cyber bullying, and how it impacts global society.

Sponsored by: Magnolia Health

Target Audience: All Ages

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

June 13, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Astronauts may have traveled 382,500 kilometers to reach the moon, but traveling by foot along the 500 miles of the Old Natchez Trace in the early 1800's was no easy task either. Join a park ranger to hear more about the trip.

Sponsored by: Natchez Trace Parkway Rangers

Target Audience: School Aged Children

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 18, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Vivian Smith will present a lively program and lead an exploration of earth and the solar system. There will also be a fun science experiment.

Sponsored by: Vivian Smith

Target Audience: All Ages

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 25, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

With good dental hygiene, smiles can be as bright as the sun! Cristy Higdon will teach us how to take care of teeth with fun activities.

Sponsored by: Mississippi Smiles

Target Audience: School Aged Children

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

June 27, 2019 | Summer Reading Program Event

Learn how to protect and preserve limited water resources with Wyvette Robinson and Hinds County Extension Services.

Sponsored by: Hinds County Soil and Water

Target Audience: All Ages

10:00 AM - 11:00 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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