Medgar Evers Library

4215 Medgar Evers Boulevard

Jackson, MS 39213-5210

Anne Sanders, MLIS, Branch Librarian

(601) 982-2867

evers@jhlibrary.org

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LIBRARY HOURS

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

About Medgar Evers Library

The Medgar Evers Library, which was named for the Civil Rights activist Medgar Evers, is located in northwest Jackson. A historic statue of Evers is located on the library grounds.

Annual Programs

The library also hosts the annual Juneteenth Celebration. We have Summer Reading Programs, the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest, and the annual Health Fair.

Youth Programs

Story Time Wednesdays and Fantastic Friday Story Times are at 10:00 AM, as well as teen programs.

Saturday Movie Matinee

The library has a family-friendly movie screening with popcorn on Saturdays at 11:00 AM.

Upcoming Events

Date/TimeEvent
Friday, January 1, 2021 - Saturday, December 31, 2022
All Day
Sesame Street: The ABC’s of COVID-19 Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, June 6, 2022 - Friday, July 15, 2022
All Day
2022 Summer Reading Program
All JHLS Library Branches, Jackson MS
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Reading Buddies (Registration Required)
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Story Time Wednesday (Registration Required)
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Girls Who Code (Registration Required - Boys Welcome)
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Spark-O-Matic Robotics Club, Wednesday Session (Signup Required)
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Thursday, June 30, 2022
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Reading Buddies (Registration Required)
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Friday, July 1, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fantastic Friday Story Time
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Friday, July 1, 2022
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Girls Who Code (Registration Required - Boys Welcome)
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Saturday, July 2, 2022
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Showtime Movie Matinee
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi

 

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Meeting Room Reservations Calendar

Meeting room calendar reservations are available at this library location.

All Day Rental Cost – $50.00
Half Day Rental Cost – $25.00

Address

4215 Medgar Evers Boulevard,
Jackson, MS 39213
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Library Hours

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

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