Margaret Walker Alexander Library

TEMPORARY HOURS: 9 AM – 6 PM Monday-Thursday, 9 AM-5 PM Friday & Saturday

2525 Robinson Street

Jackson, MS 39209-7030

Karen Wilson, Branch Manager

(601) 354-8911

alexander@jhlibrary.org

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LIBRARY HOURS

Monday…..…….9 AM – 6 PM
Tuesday……..….9 AM – 7 PM
Wednesday……9 AM – 6 PM
Thursday…..…..9 AM – 6 PM
Friday……..……9 AM – 5 PM
Saturday……..10 AM – 4 PM
Sunday……..………CLOSED

About Margaret Walker Alexander Library

The Margaret Walker Alexander Library, conveniently located on Robinson Street, is named for Mississippi author Margaret Walker Alexander, author of the novel Jubilee and poetry book For My People, among other books.

Literature Center

The library houses the Margaret Walker African American Literature Center, which contains a wide variety of literature and books about the African American cultural experience.

Children’s Area

The library features a rainforest-themed area for children.

Additional Exhibits

Several exhibit cases about the life and work of Margaret Walker Alexander are on display.

Upcoming Events

Date/TimeEvent
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - Sunday, October 31, 2021
All Day
52 Weeks of Black History from The Book Cloud Virtual Program
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Saturday, May 1, 2021 - Monday, May 31, 2021
All Day
The Countdown to Mother's Day Virtual Program, Day 2: A Handmade Framed Recipe Craft Just for Mom
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Friday, May 7, 2021 - Monday, May 31, 2021
All Day
The Countdown to Mother's Day, Day 5: A Sing-Along Just for Mom
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Saturday, May 8, 2021 - Monday, May 31, 2021
All Day
Virtual Story Time: A Night Out with Mama
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Friday, May 14, 2021 - Sunday, June 6, 2021
All Day
Pre-registration for 2021 Summer Reading Program
All JHLS Library Branches, Jackson MS
Monday, June 7, 2021 - Friday, July 9, 2021
All Day
2021 Summer Reading Program
All JHLS Library Branches, Jackson MS
Monday, June 21, 2021 - Friday, July 9, 2021
All Day
Who Am I? Virtual Program (Summer Reading Program)
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi

 

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All JHLS meeting rooms are temporarily unavailable due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Address

2525 Robinson Street,
Jackson, MS 39209
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Library Hours

Monday……….9 AM – 6 PM
Tuesday……….9 AM – 7 PM
Wednesday….9 AM – 6 PM
Thursday……..9 AM – 6 PM
Friday………….9 AM – 5 PM
Saturday……..10 AM – 4 PM
Sunday……………CLOSED

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