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

Medgar Evers Library

4215 Medgar Evers Boulevard

Jackson, MS 39213-5210

About Medgar Evers Library

The Medgar Evers Library, which was named for the Civil Rights activist Medgar Evers, is located in northwest Jackson. A historic statue of Evers is located on the library grounds.

Annual Programs

The library also hosts the annual Juneteenth Celebration. We have Summer Reading Programs, the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest, and the annual Health Fair.

Youth Programs

Story Time Wednesdays and Fantastic Friday Story Times are at 10:00 AM, as well as teen programs.

Saturday Movie Matinee

The library has a family-friendly movie screening with popcorn on Saturdays at 11:00 AM.

Upcoming Events

Date/TimeEvent
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - Saturday, October 31, 2020
All Day
Mental Illness Awareness Week Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - Saturday, October 31, 2020
All Day
Library Literacy Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Friday, October 9, 2020 - Thursday, December 31, 2020
All Day
Craft Time: Mason Jar Fall Craft Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Friday, October 16, 2020 - Friday, December 18, 2020
All Day
Girls Who Code Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - Saturday, October 31, 2020
All Day
Craft Time: DIY Marbled Paper Craft Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, October 26, 2020 - Saturday, October 31, 2020
All Day
Book Talk with Mr. James Hampton
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - Saturday, October 31, 2020
All Day
Story Time with Curious George! Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - Monday, November 30, 2020
All Day
Library Database Instructional Video
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Thursday, October 29, 2020
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Grab-N-Go Crafts
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, November 2, 2020 - Monday, November 30, 2020
All Day
Campfire Tales Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi

 

View a calendar by month below.

All JHLS meeting rooms are temporarily unavailable due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Address

4215 Medgar Evers Boulevard,
Jackson, MS 39213
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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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