Margaret Walker Alexander Library

2525 Robinson Street

Jackson, MS 39209-7030

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, 02/26/2020
All Day
"What Is Your Vision of Black History?" Art Contest
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Wednesday, 02/26/2020
All Day
Book Buddy Kids Club
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Thursday, 02/27/2020
All Day
"What Is Your Vision of Black History?" Art Contest
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Thursday, 02/27/2020
All Day
Book Buddy Kids Club
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Thursday, 02/27/2020
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
African Inspired Pocket Holders
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Thursday, 02/27/2020
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Black History Movie Matinee
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Thursday, 02/27/2020
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Story Time
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Friday, 02/28/2020
All Day
"What Is Your Vision of Black History?" Art Contest
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Friday, 02/28/2020
All Day
Book Buddy Kids Club
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Saturday, 02/29/2020
All Day
"What Is Your Vision of Black History?" Art Contest
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi

 

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Meeting Room Reservations Calendar

Meeting room calendar reservations are available at this library location.

All Day Rental Cost – $50.00
Half Day Rental Cost – $25.00

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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