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
Saturday, March 6, 2021 - Saturday, July 31, 2021
All Day
School & Library Book Talks! Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Thursday, March 25, 2021 - Friday, April 30, 2021
All Day
Campfire Tales: A World Full of Fools Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Thursday, April 1, 2021 - Friday, April 30, 2021
All Day
The Dangers of Tobacco Products Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Thursday, April 8, 2021 - Monday, May 3, 2021
All Day
Guess How Many Books Are in the Library Contest
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - Friday, April 30, 2021
All Day
Honoring National Library Week with MPB Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - Friday, April 30, 2021
All Day
Book Talk with James Hampton Virtual Program Featuring C.S. Lewis
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - Friday, April 30, 2021
All Day
Earth Day Virtual Presentation: Tomato Transplant
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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