Medgar Evers Library

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

4215 Medgar Evers Boulevard

Jackson, MS 39213-5210

Anne Sanders, MLIS, Branch Librarian

(601) 982-2867

evers@jhlibrary.org

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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

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 - Friday, December 31, 2021
All Day
Sesame Street: The ABC’s of COVID-19 Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Saturday, March 6, 2021 - Friday, December 31, 2021
All Day
School & Library Book Talks! Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - Thursday, September 30, 2021
All Day
"Freedom Rides: Journey for Change" Traveling Exhibit
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - Thursday, September 30, 2021
All Day
Library Card Sign-up Month Guessing Game Contest
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - Thursday, September 30, 2021
All Day
Library Card Sign-up Month Virtual Read Aloud with Marley Dias
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Thursday, September 2, 2021 - Thursday, September 30, 2021
All Day
Authentic Arroz con Pollo with Chef Carla T. Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Friday, September 3, 2021 - Thursday, September 30, 2021
All Day
National Suicide Awareness Month Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, September 6, 2021 - Thursday, September 30, 2021
All Day
Honoring HBCU Week Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, September 13, 2021 - Saturday, September 18, 2021
All Day
Story Time Grab-N-Go: What Begins with B?
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Friday, September 17, 2021
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Girls Who Code 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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