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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) Libraries Rock! Our 2018 Summer Reading Program Coming To A Close

News | Thank you to each and every child, parent, teacher, sponsor, donor and JHLS employee who helped to make this year's Summer Reading Program a huge success! Our 2018 Summer Reading Program celebrated music of all kinds with programs for all ages. From drum circles to dance to live music performances, there was something for everyone this summer.

4) 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: Patricia Moss, Branch Manager

5) 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.