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, June 7, 2021 - Friday, July 9, 2021
All Day
2021 Summer Reading Program
All JHLS Library Branches, Jackson MS
Monday, June 7, 2021 - Saturday, July 31, 2021
All Day
Summer Reading Read-Aloud Virtual Program with Trustmark Bank
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, June 7, 2021 - Saturday, July 31, 2021
All Day
Summer Reading Read-Aloud Virtual Program with Zimmy
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, June 7, 2021 - Friday, July 9, 2021
All Day
Virtual Fun at Freedom Ranch (Summer Reading Program)
All JHLS Library Branches, Jackson MS
Monday, June 7, 2021 - Friday, July 9, 2021
All Day
Virtual Story Time Summer Reading Fun with JSU's Prancing J-Settes
All JHLS Library Branches, Jackson MS
Monday, June 7, 2021 - Monday, July 5, 2021
All Day
Virtual Story Time with UnitedHealthcare's Dr. Healthy Hound! (Summer Reading Program)
All JHLS Library Branches, Jackson MS
Thursday, June 10, 2021 - Monday, July 5, 2021
10:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tommy Johns presents Tails of the FUN - Expected! (Summer Reading Program)
All JHLS Library Branches, Jackson MS
Monday, June 14, 2021 - Wednesday, June 30, 2021
All Day
Juneteenth's History and Read Aloud for Kids 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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