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
Monday, November 1, 2021 - Tuesday, November 30, 2021
All Day
Balloons Over Broadway: A Thanksgiving Read Out Loud with Rocco Staino Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, November 1, 2021 - Tuesday, November 30, 2021
All Day
Thanksgiving Virtual Story for Kids: The First Thanksgiving Cartoon for Children by Kids Academy
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Saturday, November 27, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Showtime Outdoor Movie Matinee (Registration Required)
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Anime Club: Outside Edition!
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Outdoor Reading Buddies (Registration Required)
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Girls Who Code Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Thursday, December 2, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am
A Polar Express Story Time: Story Time Under the Trees with MPB (Registration Required)
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Thursday, December 2, 2021
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Outdoor Reading Buddies (Registration Required)
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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