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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) 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.

3) Beverly J. Brown Library

Library Locations | Welcome to the Beverly J. Brown Library, which is conveniently located on Siwell Road in Byram. Our regular Toddler Story Hour is Wednesday at 10:30 AM. Our library offers the Summer Reading Program for children and teens in June each year, and other programs for those of all ages throughout the calendar year. Our Friends of the Library group meets quarterly throughout the year. Please call the library for more information.

4) 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.

5) Jackson Friends of the Library

Friends of the Library | Jackson Friends of the Library (JFOL) is an organization that exists to support the eight (8) City of Jackson libraries in the Jackson Hinds Library System. We hold book sales, help with the summer reading programs, and hosting the ever popular APPLAUSE! series are examples of some of our activities. To learn more about the JFOL, please email jacksonfriendsofthelibrary@gmail.com.