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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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Latest News



  • All libraries will be closed for Presidents Day on February 20th.


  • 52 Weeks of Black History Program TBA
  • Lights Out: After School Movie at Medgar Evers Library showtimes is going to be held every Wednesday starting at 3:00 p.m.
  • Reading Cloud Adventures at Margaret Walker Alexander Library every Wednesday
  • Story Time and Craft at Willie Morris Library every Wednesday starting at 10:00 a.m.
  • Story Time at Annie Thompson Jeffers Library (Bolton) every Tuesday starting at 10:00 a.m.
  • Arts and Crafts at Margaret Walker Alexander Library every 1st and 3rd Tuesday starting from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Tech Drop-In Help at Evelyn Taylor Majure Library (Utica) every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

NOTE: Meeting Rooms and Study Rooms are Open

Upcoming Programs

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Upcoming Programs

Tuesday, January 31, 2023
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Winter Reading Celebration
Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - Saturday, February 25, 2023
All Day
Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - Tuesday, February 7, 2023
All Day
National Send a Card to a Friend Day
Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - Wednesday, February 8, 2023
All Day
Super Bowl Sunday Basket Raffle
Saturday, February 4, 2023
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ice Cream for Breakfast Day

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