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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.

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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

Willie Morris Library Calendar

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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

Sep 11, 2019 - Sep 25, 2019 | Events for Toddlers

Budding Bookworms Story Time is designed for children ages 0 through 4 with age-appropriate books and activities that encourage early literacy. This month, we will read about cats, libraries, and even dinosaurs who have a passion for transportation!

September 11
September 18
September 25
10:30 AM

Sep 12, 2019 - Sep 26, 2019 | Events for School Aged Children

On the second and fourth Thursday of every month, enjoy a night of games and fun with your friends and family. Learn a new board or card game during Table Time, or try out the Wii U or Nintendo Switch during Nintendo Night! This month, get ready for a Mario Kart Tournament on September 26!

3:30 PM-5:00 PM

September 23, 2019 | Events for School Aged Children

Unleash your creativity at Create Club. This month, learn how to make homemade watercolors, practice some fun painting techniques, and explore watercolor illustration in your favorite picture books.

3:30 PM

September 27, 2019 | Events for Adults

Whatever your style, a scarf is great way to express yourself and your tastes. Come take pictures with us and talk about the many forms, styles and textures of scarves, and how they are used.

2:00 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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