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Charles Tisdale Library is torn down Eudora Welty is reopened

Jackson Hinds Library System is pleased to learn that the former Charles Tisdale library building has been demolished.  “The former location of the Northside Library which was renamed to the Charles Tisdale library in 2009 has not been a legal library outlet of the Jacksons Hinds Library System since the building was remitted back to the City of Jackson in 2017.”

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W Ralph Eubanks is coming to JHLS

Author, W Ralph Eubanks is coming to JHLS very soon do a community program in his book ” A Place Like Mississippi. It was wonderful to connect with him at the Tennessee Williams Festival this weekend.
Stay Tuned…..
See his talk at Prince George County from last year.

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UPCOMING PROGRAMS

  • Lights Out: After School Movie at Medgar Evers Library on Wednesday
  • Christmas Story Time and Craft at Willie Morris Library on Wednesday, 12/07/2022
  • Read Out Loud Story Time at Evelynn Taylor Majure (Utica) Library on Wednesday, 12/07/2022
  • Accordion Christmas Trees at Lois A. Flagg (Edwards) Library on Thursday, 12/08/2022
  • Holiday Stuffed Animal Sleepover at Medgar Evers Library on Friday, 12/09/2022
  • Christmas Ornament Decorating at Willie Morris Library on Saturday, 12/10/2022
  • Movie Showtime: The Grinch at Lois A. Flagg (Edwards) Library on Saturday, 12/10/2022
  • Make It, Take It Christmas Craft at Evelynn Taylor Majure (Utica) Library on Saturday, 12/10/2022 and 12/17/2022
  • How to make your own Spread at Lois A. Flagg (Edwards) Library on Monday, 12/12/2022
  • Christmas Cookie Decorating at Willie Morris Library on Tuesday, 12/13/2022
  • Movie Showtime: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer at Lois A. Flagg (Edwards) Library on Tuesday, 12/13/2022
  • Cookies with Santa at Raymond Public Library on Thursday, 12/15/2022
  • Annual Cookies With Santa at Medgar Evers Library on Friday, 12/16/2022
  • Miniature Christmas Tree Decorating at Willie Morris Library on Friday, 12/16/2022
  • Jingle and Mingle Celebration at Ella Bess Austin (Terry) Library on Saturday, 12/17/2022
  • 4 Days of Christmas Movies at Willie Morris Library on Monday, 12/19/2022 until Friday, 12/23/2022
  • Christmas Paint & Punch Party at Lois A. Flagg (Edwards) Library on Tuesday, 12/20/2022

UPCOMING CLOSURES

All libraries will be closed for Christmas Holiday on December 24th - 26th.

ONGOING EVENTS

  • 52 Weeks of Black History Program TBA
  • Lights Out: After School Movie at Medgar Evers Library showtimes are going to be held every Wednesday starting at 3:00 p.m.
  • Device Drop In at Medgar Evers Library patrons may bring their devices for tech help starting at 12 noon on Mondays and Wednesdays. Event lasts until 12/30/2022.
  • Christmas Open House check your local branch for specific dates.
  • Eudora Welty Library Gingerbread House Challenge all houses are due on 12/22/2022

NOTE: Meeting Rooms and Study Rooms are Open

Upcoming Programs

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Upcoming Programs

Date/TimeEvent
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - Saturday, December 31, 2022
All Day
52 Weeks of Black History from The Book Cloud Virtual Program
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
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, November 1, 2021 - Saturday, December 31, 2022
All Day
The Power of Gratitude Virtual Program
Fannie Lou Hamer Library, Jackson Mississippi
Thursday, December 8, 2022
All Day
Friends of the Raymond Library Book Sale
Raymond Public Library, Raymond Mississippi
Thursday, December 8, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Beginner Computer Classes
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi

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