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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.

Learn More

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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Latest News





  • Reading Cloud Adventures/Arts & Crafts at Margaret Walker Alexander Library every 2nd & 4th Tuesday starting at 10:15 a.m.
  • 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.
  • Tech Drop-In Help at Evelyn Taylor Majure Library (Utica) every Tuesday & Thursday at 10:00 a.m.
  • Storytime Wednesday at Medgar Evers Library every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.
  • Work Out Wednesdays at Lois A. Flagg Library (Edwards) every Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.
  • Fantastic Friday Storytime at Medgar Evers Library every Friday at 10:00 a.m.
  • Saturday Showtime Movie Matinee at Medgar Evers Library every Saturday 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.
  • Weekly Movie Matinee at Eudora Welty Library every Tuesday and Thursday
  • Coffee & Crosswords at Evelyn Taylor Majure Library (Utica) every Monday

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