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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

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• 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.

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1) Walkers, Wigglers and Crawlers Storytime!

Calendar | Friday, April 27th at 10:00 AM

Have a few tiny ones at home? Join us for Walkers, Wigglers & Crawlers! This is a fun and interactive early-literacy program for little folk. Open to infants and walkers up to age 4. Preschoolers are welcome to join us.

Medgar Evers Library, 601-982-2867

2) Happy Mother's Day!

Calendar | Wednesday, May 2nd at 10:00 AM

Happy Mother's Day! Come join us at the Medgar Evers Library for a "HAPPY MOTHERS DAY" Storytime.
We will be reading, Are You My Mother? by PD Eastman; Llama Llama Misses Mama by Anna Dewdney; and I've Loved You Since Forever by Hota Kotb. Each child will also make photo crafts to take home to mom.

Light snacks will be served. Call 601-982-2867 for additional information.

3) Storytime!!!

Calendar | Wednesday, May 2nd at 10:00am

Join us each week as we dive into a story followed by crafts!

4) Storytime: The Musical

Calendar | Wednesday, June 6th at 9:30 AM

Summer Reading Event: Come in and enjoy story time with a twist that involves music and sounds!

Bolden Moore Library, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

5) Shake, Rattle, and Roll Storytime

Calendar | Monday, June 11th at 10:30 AM

Summer Reading Event: Music is a great way to practice phonological awareness and play is an integral part of early development. Young children will shimmy and shake their way towards early literacy with great interactive books, songs, instruments, and maybe even a parachute!

Eudora Welty Library, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

6) Shake, Rattle, and Roll Storytime

Calendar | Monday, June 11th at 10:30 AM

Summer Reading Event: Music is a great way to practice phonological awareness and play is an integral part of early development. Young children will shimmy and shake their way towards early literacy with great interactive books, songs, instruments, and maybe even a parachute!

Eudora Welty Library, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

7) Storytime: The Musical

Calendar | Wednesday, June 13th at 9:30 AM

Summer Reading Event: Come in and enjoy story time with a twist that involves music and sounds!

Bolden Moore Library, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

8) Summer Storytime

Calendar | Wednesday, June 13th at 10:00 AM

Summer Reading Event: Come join the library as we have a fun story time based around music.

Raymond Library, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

9) Storytime with Errol Palmer

Calendar | Monday, June 18th at 10:30 AM

Summer Reading Program: Mr. Palmer will read several books and maybe have one of his patrons play the guitar and sing.

Beverly J. Brown Library, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

10) Shake, Rattle, and Roll Storytime

Calendar | Monday, June 18th at 10:30 AM

Summer Reading Event: Music is a great way to practice phonological awareness and play is an integral part of early development. Young children will shimmy and shake their way towards early literacy with great interactive books, songs, instruments, and maybe even a parachute!

Eudora Welty Library, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

11) Storytime: The Musical

Calendar | Wednesday, June 20th at 9:30 AM

Summer Reading Event: Come in and enjoy story time with a twist that involves music and sounds!

Bolden Moore Library, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

12) Shake, Rattle, and Roll Storytime

Calendar | Monday, June 25th at 10:30 AM

Summer Reading Event: Music is a great way to practice phonological awareness and play is an integral part of early development. Young children will shimmy and shake their way towards early literacy with great interactive books, songs, instruments, and maybe even a parachute!

Eudora Welty Library, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

13) Storytime: The Musical

Calendar | Wednesday, June 27th at 9:30 AM

Summer Reading Event: Come in and enjoy story time with a twist that involves music and sounds!

Bolden Moore Library, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

14) Storytime: The Musical

Calendar | Wednesday, July 11th at 9:30 AM

Summer Reading Event: Come in and enjoy story time with a twist that involves music and sounds!

Bolden Moore Library, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

15) Medgar Evers Library

Library Locations | The Medgar Evers Library, which was named for the Civil Rights activist, Medgar Evers, is located in Northwest Jackson. The library celebrates the Medgar Evers Homecoming each June, and a historic statue of Evers is located on library grounds. The library also hosts the Annual Juneteenth Celebration.
We have Summer Reading Programs, The Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest, The Annual Health Fair, Storytime Wednesdays and Fantastic Friday Storytimes at 10:00 AM, Teen Programs and Showtime Movie Matinees every Saturday at 11 AM. Contact Anne Sanders for more information at (601) 982-2867.