Margaret Walker Alexander Library

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 – 6 PM
Wednesday.……9 AM – 6 PM
Thursday…..…..9 AM – 6 PM
Friday……..……9 AM – 5 PM
Saturday…..…..9 AM – 5 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 an area for children with three animal murals to enjoy

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 - Saturday, December 31, 2022
All Day
52 Weeks of Black History from The Book Cloud Virtual Program
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, May 9, 2022 - Sunday, June 5, 2022
All Day
Registration for 2022 Summer Reading Program
All JHLS Library Branches, Jackson MS
Monday, May 23, 2022 - Saturday, May 28, 2022
All Day
National Donut Day Coloring Contest
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, May 23, 2022 - Tuesday, May 31, 2022
All Day
The Watch It & Make It: Memorial Day Craft Hybrid Program
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Friday, May 27, 2022 - Monday, May 30, 2022
All Day
Alexander Library's Memorial Day Virtual Story Time
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, June 6, 2022 - Friday, July 15, 2022
All Day
2022 Summer Reading Program
All JHLS Library Branches, Jackson MS
Thursday, June 9, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Come Meet Sammy Soil at Alexander!
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Friday, June 10, 2022
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Freedom Ranch Wildlife Center at Alexander
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Friday, June 10, 2022
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Story Time with Mrs. Hinds County
Margaret Walker Alexander Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, June 13, 2022
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Teeth of the Sea Dental Program at Alexander
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 – 6 PM
Wednesday….9 AM – 6 PM
Thursday……..9 AM – 6 PM
Friday………….9 AM – 5 PM
Saturday………9 AM – 5 PM
Sunday…………….CLOSED

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