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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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1) Mississippi Children's Museum

Community Links | If you are looking for a terrific educational resource that your children will rave about, check out the Mississippi Children's Museum. Adults must bring a child to be admitted to the fun.

2) Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Community Links | The MDAH collects, preserves, and provides access to the archival resources of the state, administers museums and historic sites, and oversees statewide programs for historic preservation, among other things. Historic sites like the Mississippi Governor's Mansion, Eudora Welty House and Garden, Old Capitol Museum, and Manship House Museum are great educational resources for children and adults!

3) BINGO for Adults and Seniors

Calendar | Come have some fun playing multiple rounds of everyone's favorite game -- BINGO! Small prizes awarded! No registration necessary!
Adults and Senior Adults
11:00 AM

4) Meditation

Calendar | The the introduction of meditation and light exercise, Stephanie Zhang will enlighten our patrons' knowledge of the Falun practices to relieve stress and increase energy in their busy daily schedules. This introductory class is geared towards all adults and comprised of moderate whole body exercises. It is a beginner level class.

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

5) Help With Your New Year's Resolutions

Calendar | Come to the Quisenberry Library in Clinton every Tuesday morning in February at 10:00 AM for help in keeping your New Year's resolutions. We'll cover healthy eating, exercise, money management, and organizing.

For adults and seniors.

6) Technical Advice and Guidance for the Community

Calendar | Come to the Medgar Evers Library from 12:30 - 3:30 PM for technical advice and guidance to individuals and small businesses in the community.

February 9
March 9
April 13
June 8
July 13
August 10
September 14
October 12
November 9
December 14

7) JPS Job Fair

Calendar | Come to the Medgar Evers Library on February 20th from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM for a job fair for Jackson Public School substitute teachers.

8) Adult Coloring

Calendar | Everyone loves to color, even the adults. Join us at the Lois A. Flagg Library in Edwards on February 23rd at 10:00 AM as we all let out our inner child and color!

9) Black History Program

Calendar | Friends of the Ella Bess Austin Library present Annual Black Oral History Program special guest Civil Rights Movement Pioneer: Charles Evers. In His Own Words: History is brought to life as he tells his experience with segregation and starting the Civil Rights Movement here in Mississippi.

4:30 PM

10) Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

Calendar | Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is a free six part series and hands on program targeted to parents and grandparents with kids and teens. Classes will be on budgeting, healthy food preparation and cooking, and benefits of an increased active lifestyle.

9:00 AM and 10:30 AM

11) Kidney Kindness

Calendar | Mrs. Bonnie Coleman, outreach coordinator for the Mississippi Kidney Foundation, will present a program at the Bolden-Moore Library on March 19th at 10:00 AM. Mrs. Coleman will discuss three important items: how your kidneys work, why your kidneys fail and what you can do to protect your kidneys. It will be a 40 minute presentation with a Q & A session at the end. For more information please call 601-922-6076.

12) Lois A Flagg Library

Library Locations | The Edwards Library, which is named for local educator, Lois A. Flagg, is located in the town of Edwards next to the Edwards Headstart Center. The library offers a wide variety of books for all ages as well as programming for children, teens and adults.

For more information contact: Jessica Johnson-Williams, Branch Manager

13) Raymond Public Library

Library Locations | The Raymond Public Library is located in the annex of the Hinds Courthouse in Raymond, Mississippi. The library features a wide variety of programming for children, teens, and adults, including a weekly preschool story time on Wednesdays at 10:30 AM. The Friends of the Raymond Library hosts a bimonthly Flips and Sips Book Chat at the library to casually chat about good books to read.