Margaret Walker Alexander Library

TEMPORARY HOURS: 9 AM – 6 PM Monday-Thursday, 9 AM-5 PM Friday & Saturday

2525 Robinson Street

Jackson, MS 39209-7030

Karen Wilson, Branch Manager

(601) 354-8911

alexander@jhlibrary.org

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LIBRARY HOURS

Monday…..…….9 AM – 6 PM
Tuesday……..….9 AM – 7 PM
Wednesday……9 AM – 6 PM
Thursday…..…..9 AM – 6 PM
Friday……..……9 AM – 5 PM
Saturday……..10 AM – 4 PM
Sunday……..………CLOSED

About Margaret Walker Alexander Library

The Margaret Walker Alexander Library, conveniently located on Robinson Street, is named for Mississippi author Margaret Walker Alexander, author of the novel Jubilee and poetry book For My People, among other books.

Literature Center

The library houses the Margaret Walker African American Literature Center, which contains a wide variety of literature and books about the African American cultural experience.

Children’s Area

The library features a rainforest-themed area for children.

Additional Exhibits

Several exhibit cases about the life and work of Margaret Walker Alexander are on display.

Upcoming Events

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
Monday, August 30, 2021 - Thursday, September 30, 2021
All Day
Alexander Singalong: Back to School We Go!
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Sunday, September 12, 2021 - Saturday, September 18, 2021
All Day
Let's Celebrate National Art in Education Week
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Saturday, September 25, 2021 - Thursday, September 30, 2021
All Day
It’s the Alexander Library Challenge of the Month!
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Saturday, September 25, 2021 - Thursday, September 30, 2021
All Day
Who Wants QUESADILLA (Dia de la Quesadilla)? Virtual Program
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Thursday, September 30, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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All JHLS meeting rooms are temporarily unavailable due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Address

2525 Robinson Street,
Jackson, MS 39209
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Library Hours

Monday……….9 AM – 6 PM
Tuesday……….9 AM – 7 PM
Wednesday….9 AM – 6 PM
Thursday……..9 AM – 6 PM
Friday………….9 AM – 5 PM
Saturday……..10 AM – 4 PM
Sunday……………CLOSED

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