Holiday Closures

JHLS will be closed December 23-25 and December 31-January 1.

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Holiday Programs

All kinds of holiday fun await you!

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Virtual Programs

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NOTE: All in-person programs and meeting room reservations have been suspended due to the coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak. Board meetings are still held in person with social distancing guidelines enforced.

Upcoming Programs

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Upcoming Programs

Friday, January 1, 2021 - Friday, December 31, 2021
All Day
Sesame Street: The ABC’s of COVID-19 Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Saturday, March 6, 2021 - Friday, December 31, 2021
All Day
School & Library Book Talks! Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, November 1, 2021 - Tuesday, May 31, 2022
All Day
The Power of Gratitude Virtual Program
Fannie Lou Hamer Library, Jackson Mississippi
Friday, November 12, 2021 - Saturday, January 15, 2022
All Day
Black Women Innovators Series: Program Number Two
Evelyn Taylor Majure Library, Utica Mississippi
Monday, November 22, 2021 - Saturday, January 15, 2022
All Day
The Completely True Story of the Discovery of Insulin Virtual Program
Ella Bess Austin Library, Terry Mississippi

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Bolden/Moore Library offers virtual story time on Wednesdays at 10:00 AM. Here are some of the books that have been read. Info: (601) 922-6076. πŸ“–πŸ•™
Kids, are you ready for some winter fun! Stop by Willie Morris Library this afternoon at 3:30 PM or Saturday morning at 10:30 AM for Frosty Fest! Have your parents register you for this fun event with story time, games, crafts, and more. Info: (601) 987-8181
On this Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, we also remember the life of World War II Army veteran and U.S. Senator Bob Dole, who passed away at the age of 98 on December 5. Dole wrote a memoir entitled One Soldier's Story, which is in our online catalog: MyJHLS photo
SYSTEMWIDE REMINDER: All JHLS library branches will be closing in less than 30 minutes for staff training. While we're closed this afternoon, you can still use the book drop, or try out our digital services and resources at See you tomorrow!
LIBRARY NOTICE: Delayed opening of Margaret Walker Alexander Library on Tuesday, December 7, 2021. We hope that the library will be able to open within the hour. Please call to confirm before coming. We apologize for the inconvenience. MyJHLS photo

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