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 About Jackson Hinds Library System

• About Library System

We provide public library service to urban metropolitan Jackson and Hinds County Mississippi, the state capital. Our goal is to provide quality service through our 15 locations.

• Executive Director & Team

The executive director is chief administrative officer over all fifteen Jackson Hinds Library System locations. Learn more here about our executive director and talented library team that operate it.

• Board of Trustees

Board meetings are usually held at 4:00 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month, excluding June and December. Meetings are usually held in the Ellen Douglas Room, Eudora Welty Library. Meetings open to public.

• Our Policies

The Jackson Hinds Library System has listed all of it's available policies for you to review. If you have any questions then please contact us.

• Community Links

Jackson Hinds Library System provides community links into the greater Jackson, Mississippi area. If you would like to be added then contact us.

• Contact JHLS

Looking to contact a specific Jackson Hinds Library department? Maybe you just want to send us a quick message? Use our online contact form today.

• Friends of the Library

Learn more about the friends of Jackson Hinds Library System.

• Employment Opportunities

View our available employment opportunities and apply online. All available job listings for the Jackson Hinds Library System will be posted here.

• Donate to JHLS

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Donate to the Jackson Hinds Library System

Thank you for considering a donation to the Jackson Hinds LIbrary System. Your gift will provide extra funding for special projects across the Jackson Hinds Library System's 15 locations in the Jackson Metro area. Your gift will even contribute to building our collections so that you will find what you’re looking for on our shelves.


Bronze Level - $25.00

Donate to the Jackson Hinds Library System - Moving Libraries Forward Charitable Fund today. It's easy to donate simply chose the level amount you want to give and pay online. Your generous gift is very much appreciated. "One man plants a tree, so that those in the future can enjoy the shade."

Silver Level - $50.00

Donate to the Jackson Hinds Library System - Moving Libraries Forward Charitable Fund today. It's easy to donate simply chose the level amount you want to give and pay online. Your generous gift is very appreciated.

Gold Level - $100.00

Donate to the Jackson Hinds Library System - Moving Libraries Forward Charitable Fund today. It's easy to donate simply chose the level amount you want to give and pay online. Your generous gift is very appreciated.

Special Library Picture Book Campaign-Help Us Buy New Books for Children. - $100.00

Many of our picture book collections in our older Jackson Libraries are worn-out, and they are greatly in need of replacement. Your gift of $25.00 to $50.00 can help us buy brand-new beautiful picture books for help children fall in love with books. If you would like to donate books in honor of, or in memory of someone, please let us know at 601-968-5825. We are happy to add a memorial or honor plate to the book, and we will also send a letter to the family of the person to whom you want to dedicate the book. For more information, call Ellen McLean at 601-968-5825.

Children's Furniture Campaign - $1500.00

The Tisdale, Margaret Walker Alexander and Richard Wright lack the furniture for both toddlers and elementary children in their library children's areas. Much of the existing furniture is not sized for children and is very close to falling apart. Help us provide a set of children's furniture for each of these three older libraries. We will be happy to place a memorial plate on any of these furniture gifts.

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