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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LIBRARY HOURS

Monday…..…….9 AM – 6 PM
Tuesday……..….9 AM – 6 PM
Wednesday.……9 AM – 6 PM
Thursday…..…..9 AM – 6 PM
Friday……..……9 AM – 5 PM
Saturday…..…..9 AM – 5 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 - Saturday, December 31, 2022
All Day
Sesame Street: The ABC’s of COVID-19 Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, May 9, 2022 - Tuesday, May 31, 2022
All Day
Celebrating Get Caught Reading Month at Your Medgar Evers Library (Registration Required)
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, May 9, 2022 - Sunday, June 5, 2022
All Day
Registration for 2022 Summer Reading Program
All JHLS Library Branches, Jackson MS
Thursday, May 19, 2022
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Reading Buddies (Registration Required)
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Friday, May 20, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fantastic Friday Story Time
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Friday, May 20, 2022
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Medgar Evers Library Community Blood Drive (Registration Required)
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Friday, May 20, 2022
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Girls Who Code (Registration Required - Boys Welcome)
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Saturday, May 21, 2022
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Showtime Movie Matinee
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Saturday, May 21, 2022
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Game ON! (Registration Required)
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, May 23, 2022 - Tuesday, May 31, 2022
All Day
The History of Memorial Day Virtual Program
Medgar Evers Library, Jackson Mississippi

 

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Meeting Room Reservations Calendar

Meeting room calendar reservations are available at this library location.

All Day Rental Cost – $50.00
Half Day Rental Cost – $25.00

Address

4215 Medgar Evers Boulevard,
Jackson, MS 39213
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Library Hours

Monday……….9 AM – 6 PM
Tuesday………9 AM – 6 PM
Wednesday…..9 AM – 6 PM
Thursday……..9 AM – 6 PM
Friday………….9 AM – 5 PM
Saturday………9 AM – 5 PM
Sunday…………….CLOSED

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