Eudora Welty Library

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

300 North State Street

Jackson, MS 39201-1705

Tammie Smith, Branch Manager
James Hampton III, MLIS, Reference Librarian
Ruth Jinkiri, MLIS, Autism Resource Center Coordinator

Circulation: (601) 968-5811
Reference: (601) 968-5809
Computer Commons: (601) 968-5801
Youth Services: (601) 968-5800
Autism Resource Center: (601) 968-3512

welty@jhlibrary.org

 

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 Eudora Welty Library

Eudora Welty Library is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Jackson. The Administrative Offices for the library system are no longer at Welty Library. They are located at 1675 Lakeland Drive in the Regions Bank Building rear entrance.

Information Resource Center

The 45,000 square foot building also houses the Information Resource Center with 40 public access computers, as well as the Mississippi Writer’s Exhibit.

Interlibrary Loan

The ILL department is housed at the reference desk and can be reached at reference@jhlibrary.org.

Specialty Areas

Our children’s area features a large collection of picture books and juvenile fiction and non-fiction. The Autism Resource Center (ARC) is located on the first floor.
More About ARC 

Upcoming Events

Date/TimeEvent
Monday, June 7, 2021 - Friday, July 9, 2021
All Day
2021 Summer Reading Program
All JHLS Library Branches, Jackson MS
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
Thursday, June 17, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
PBS BOOKS: A Juneteenth Commemoration: Lift Every Voice and Sing
All JHLS Library Branches, Jackson MS
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
JHLS Board of Trustees Meeting
Eudora Welty Library, Jackson Mississippi
Friday, June 25, 2021 - Tuesday, July 6, 2021
All Day
Virtual Summer Reading Fun with Mr. Corey Wright and the Mississippi Natural Science Museum
All JHLS Library Branches, Jackson MS
Monday, July 5, 2021
All Day
Independence Day Closure
All JHLS Library Branches, Jackson MS
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - Saturday, July 31, 2021
All Day
Virtual Summer Reading Fun with Mr. Corey Wright and the Mississippi Natural Science Museum
All JHLS Library Branches, Jackson MS

 

View a calendar by month below.

All JHLS meeting rooms are temporarily unavailable due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Address

300 North State Street, 
Jackson, MS 39201
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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

Contact Us

Circulation: (601) 968-5811
Reference: (601) 968-5809
Youth Services: (601) 968-5800
Autism Resources: (601) 968-3512
welty@jhlibrary.org

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