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About Library System

We provide public library service to urban metropolitan Jackson and Hinds County Mississippi, the state capital. Our goal is to provide quality service through our 14 locations. Look for a history timeline on our website in the near future.

Mission Statement

Connecting communities to a world of information.

Our Team

Learn more here about our talented library team that operates JHLS.

Meet the Team

Board of Trustees

Board meetings are usually held at 4:00 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month, excluding June and December. Meetings are usually held at the Eudora Welty Library. Meetings are open to the public.

Board Members

Our Policies

The Jackson Hinds Library System has listed all of its available policies for you to review. If you have any questions, please contact us.


Community Links

Jackson Hinds Library System provides community links into the greater Jackson, Mississippi area. If you would like to be added, contact us.

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Employment Opportunities

View our available employment opportunities and apply online. All available job listings for the Jackson Hinds Library System will be posted here.

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Friends of the Library

Learn more about the friends of Jackson Hinds Library System.

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Donate to JHLS

Donate to the Jackson Hinds Library System via PayPal.

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Contact JHLS

Looking to contact a specific Jackson Hinds Library System department? Maybe you just want to send us a quick message? Use our online contact form today.

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Juneteenth on June 19th


  • Story Time / Art's & Craft at Margaret Walker Alexander Library every Tuesday starting at 10:00 a.m.
  • Adult Day Out at the Library at Ella Bess Austin Library every 2nd Tues & Thurs each month at 10:00 a.m.
  • Marcel the Camel Story Time at Beverly J. Brown Library (Byram) every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.
  • Story time with Uncle Story at Bolden/Moore Library every 2nd Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.
  • Everything S.T.R.E.A.M at Medgar Evers Library every Saturday at 3:00 p.m.
  • Fantastic Friday Story Time at Medgar Evers Library every Friday at 10:00 a.m.
  • Read, Rock n' Rhyme Story Time at Medgar Evers Library every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.
  • Let's Read Together! Family Literacy Program at Medgar Evers Library every Mon & Fri at 3:30 p.m.
  • One on one Computer Skill Enhancement at Medgar Evers Library every Tuesday at 1:00 p.m.
  • After School Homework Help at Ella Bess. Austin Library from Mon - Thurs at 4:15 p.m.
  • Tech Drop-In Help at Evelyn Taylor Majure Library (Utica) every Tues & Thurs at 10:00 a.m.
  • S.T.R.E.A.M Saturdays at Evelyn Taylor Majure Library (Utica) every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 10:00 a.m.
  • Lego Robotics at Evelyn Taylor Library (Utica) every 2nd and 4th at
  • Adult Bingo! at Quisenberry Library every 2nd and 4th Monday
  • Reading Buddies & Homework Help at Quisenberry Library every Tues, Wed, and Thurs.
  • Homework Help at Evelyn Taylor Majure Library (Utica) every Monday and Thursday

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