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

Anne Sanders, MLIS, Branch Librarian

(601) 982-2867

evers@jhlibrary.org

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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
Friday, January 1, 2021 - Saturday, July 31, 2021
All Day
Sesame Street: The ABC’s of COVID-19 Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Tuesday, January 5, 2021 - Sunday, January 31, 2021
All Day
Book Talk with Zetra Morgan Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Friday, January 8, 2021 - Sunday, February 28, 2021
All Day
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, January 25, 2021 - Saturday, January 30, 2021
All Day
Story Time To-Go Craft Kit: A Cat with a Hat Mini Book
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, February 1, 2021 - Sunday, February 28, 2021
All Day
Medgar Evers Library's Virtual Black History Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Thursday, February 4, 2021 - Sunday, February 28, 2021
All Day
Black History Month Virtual Story Time
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - Sunday, February 28, 2021
All Day
Book Talk with James Hampton Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi

 

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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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