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Edwards Library Closed for Heating Issue. More Info

COVID-19: Mask Requirement

The mask requirement is still in effect for our libraries.

Easter Basket Drawing

Held March 15 – April 1. Check out a book for a chance to win!

Singing With Your Child Month Video Contest

Alexander Library is the host. Enter for a chance to win a goody basket!

Board of Trustees Meeting Tuesday, March 23

The meeting will be held at Eudora Welty Library.

Global Diversity Awareness Project

Enjoy cultural stories from JHLS staff and learn how to add your own!

Virtual Programs

See what free programs you can enjoy from anywhere on our programs calendar.

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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

Date/TimeEvent
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - Sunday, October 31, 2021
All Day
52 Weeks of Black History from The Book Cloud Virtual Program
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
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
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - Wednesday, March 31, 2021
All Day
Autism Resource Center's Basic Crafts Virtual Program
Eudora Welty Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, March 1, 2021 - Wednesday, March 31, 2021
All Day
Honoring Dr. Seuss' Birthday and Read Across America Month Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, March 1, 2021 - Sunday, March 21, 2021
All Day
This Month in History Virtual Program: March
Bolden/Moore Library, Jackson Mississippi

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March 5, 2021 5:26pm
VALENTINE TO-GO DRAWING UPDATE: Congratulations to Bertha G. for winning the drawing at Fannie Lou Hamer Library! She says that she appreciates Hamer Library's resources for her school during the pandemic. 💘📝🛍️ https://t.co/dzfO39aFZu
March 5, 2021 4:21pm
LIBRARY BRANCH UPDATE - 3/5/2021: The phones and internet are down at the Raymond Public Library. We apologize for the inconvenience. https://t.co/bkDHnX0EGw MyJHLS photo
March 5, 2021 1:35pm
COVID-19 COMMUNITY UPDATE: Walmart will be offering free #COVID19 vaccines at the Golden Key Envision Center (3450 Albermarle Road, Jackson, MS 39213) from March 4-8, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM. To schedule an appointment, call 833-886-0023. Read more at https://t.co/CILaFBU0NZ. https://t.co/3ByDG9FOg4 MyJHLS photo
March 5, 2021 12:29pm
WATER CRISIS UPDATE: Due to water pressure issues, Medgar Evers Library and Fannie Lou Hamer Library will close early at noon until further. We will update you as circumstances change. Thanks for your patience. https://t.co/kiNRv0WU4Q MyJHLS photo
March 4, 2021 7:29pm
There's still time to make it to the Community Blood Drive at the Ella Bess Austin Library of Terry! Mississippi Blood Services will be on site until 6:00 PM. https://t.co/Tk1kYoNcK8 MyJHLS photo
March 4, 2021 6:30pm
VALENTINE TO-GO DRAWING: Congratulations to Victoria H. for winning the drawing at the Evelyn T. Majure Library of Utica! She says the library is very clean & the people there are very courteous & helpful. Special thx to staff member Tasha Bass 4 pulling the winning name. ❤📝🎁 https://t.co/guunj4PM77

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