Medgar Evers Library

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

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 – 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 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, July 31, 2021
All Day
Sesame Street: The ABC’s of COVID-19 Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Saturday, March 6, 2021 - Saturday, July 31, 2021
All Day
School & Library Book Talks! Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Thursday, May 6, 2021 - Monday, May 31, 2021
All Day
International Firefighter Day with Smokey the Bear Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, May 10, 2021 - Monday, May 31, 2021
All Day
5-Star Review...Guess Who? Guessing Game for Tweens!
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Friday, May 14, 2021 - Monday, May 31, 2021
All Day
It’s Craft Time! Virtual Program
Medgar Evers 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, May 17, 2021 - Saturday, May 22, 2021
All Day
Honoring Emergency Medical Services Week Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - Monday, May 31, 2021
All Day
Honoring Mental Health Month with Innovative Behavorial Services Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Friday, June 4, 2021 - Saturday, June 5, 2021
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
A Stuffed Animal Sleepover!
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, June 7, 2021 - Friday, July 9, 2021
All Day
2021 Summer Reading Program
All JHLS Library Branches, Jackson MS

 

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

Address

4215 Medgar Evers Boulevard,
Jackson, MS 39213
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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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