Richard Wright Library

515 West McDowell Road

Jackson, MS 39204-5547

Tammie Smith, Branch Manager

(601) 372-1621

wright@jhlibrary.org

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About Richard Wright Library

The Richard Wright Library is conveniently located on McDowell Road next to Key Elementary School.

Namesake

The library was named after famed African American and Mississippi writer Richard Wright.

Parking

Parking is available on both sides of the library building.

Programs

The library has story time for preschoolers on Wednesdays at 10:00 AM, which includes making a craft.

Upcoming Events

Date/TimeEvent
Wednesday, 02/19/2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Story Time Wednesday
Richard Wright Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, 02/24/2020
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free Tax Preparation from AARP
Richard Wright Library, Jackson Mississippi
Wednesday, 02/26/2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Story Time Wednesday
Richard Wright Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, 03/02/2020
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free Tax Preparation from AARP
Richard Wright Library, Jackson Mississippi
Wednesday, 03/04/2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Story Time Wednesday
Richard Wright Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, 03/09/2020
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free Tax Preparation from AARP
Richard Wright Library, Jackson Mississippi
Wednesday, 03/11/2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Story Time Wednesday
Richard Wright Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, 03/16/2020
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free Tax Preparation from AARP
Richard Wright Library, Jackson Mississippi
Wednesday, 03/18/2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Story Time Wednesday
Richard Wright Library, Jackson Mississippi
Monday, 03/23/2020
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free Tax Preparation from AARP
Richard Wright 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

515 West McDowell Road,
Jackson, MS 39204
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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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