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 Jackson Hinds Library Services

• RFP for Lawn Care Services

Sealed bids will be received by the Jackson Hinds Library System up to and no later than 4:00 PM CST on Friday, May 29th, 2015 for lawn care services for 7 (seven) Public libraries in Jackson, MS.

• Take Our Library Service Survey

Please tell us about your recent experiences, good or bad, by taking this 3-5 minute survey. We promise to use your responses to improve the service at your local library branch.

• Wireless Printing for Laptops

All of our 15 library branches offer wireless printing services for laptop computer users.

• JHLS Interlibrary Loan Program

If you are searching for a book but cannot find it in our library collections, try our Interlibrary Loan Service made available through OCLC and is an online catalog with over 2 billion entries from 10,000 libraries all over the world.

• MAGNOLIA State-Funded Online Databases

The MAGNOLIA state-funded research database website provides free access to high-quality journal articles and other information for all ages and educational levels.

• Morningstar Investment Research Center

The Morningstar Investment Research Center is now available for investors at the Eudora Welty Library in downtown Jackson. Use one of the most comprehensive investment online tools available today at no cost on library premises. Use your own laptop or one of our high-speed public access computers.

• Get2College Center (Sponsored by ESF)

Geared to students that may be preparing to go to college, the site has information about free ACT and SAT classes, financial aid, FAFSA preparation and a wealth of other topics.

• EBSCO Database Services

EBSCO Publishing offers a broad range of full text and bibliographic databases designed to meet the reference needs of elementary, high school and college students. This powerful, one-stop reference center has journal sources with information on literary criticism, business, health, computer, library and a wide variety of other subjects.

• Chilton's Online Automobile Repair Manuals

Put yourself in the driver's seat by accessing the JHLS Chilton's online repair databases available 24/7 from the library system's web page. Use this free resource when you need information about automobile and other engines from the year 1940 onwards. Chilton's contains print manuals and video clips to aid with engine repair work.

You will need your library barcode to use this database.

• Foundation Center Online

Are you searching for foundations that can give money to your non-profit organization? Check out the Foundation Center Online available at the Eudora Welty Library on a computer workstation adjacent to the reference desk.

• Clarion Ledger Online

Your Jackson Hinds Library barcode allows you to view the online archives of the Clarion Ledger back to 2003.

• Ancestry.Com Library Edition

If your family tree is still missing a few branches, stop into Welty or Quisenberry Library to use one of the premier genealogical research tools at no cost. Search over 11 million genealogical records and 30,000 family records to find your family history.

• Capital Area Bar Association Law Library

Eudora Welty Library hosts the CABA (Capital Area Bar Association) Online Law Library Service computers. Two research computers allow the public to search the Lexis Nexis legal databases. These services are available during regular library hours.

• Library Employment

We welcome employment applications from qualified applicants with excellent customer service skills who would like to join our organization. You will find an employment application by clicking the title link above.

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Welcome to the Jackson Hinds Library System!

The lazy, fun-filled days of summer are just ahead. Stop in and pick up some items to make your summer even more relaxing. Download some free eBook bestsellers at our website. Drop into your local library branch to see the latest lease books from all of the hottest authors. Select some CD books to make your next car trip fly by, or check out a few DVDs to make any evening into some relaxing down-time. Your local library is right around the corner, and we have summer fun to check out from May to August.

What's New at the Jackson Hinds Library System?

Enjoy Our Free Downloadable eBook Collection
July 31, 2015 | New Library Technology

If you have a Nook or Kindle or any kind of eBook reader, we have over 1000+ downloadable eBooks in all kinds of different genres and formats for you to enjoy. All items are free with an unexpired free library card if you know your patron barcode number and PIN number attached to your account.

Text, Phone or Email Notices--Your New Choice at JHLS
June 30, 2015 | New Library Technology

Starting Monday, June 1st, 2015, JHLS customers will be able to choose three different options for delivery of overdue and holds messages: automated phone messages, SMS text messaging or email. To record your choice for your JHLS account, stop in at your nearest branch, phone any library branch in our system or email the circulation department on our website contact page. Please include your name, barcode number and PIN.

Every Hero Has a Story, Even Yours!
June 29, 2015 | Summer Reading Program Event

We have a summer full of fun for your favorite family dditers Join us for "Every Hero Has a Story" at the Jackson Hinds Library System's Summer Reading Program 2015. To see your favorite branch's programming schedule, click on Locations and choose your local branch.

Metro Center Book Sale Has Great Summer Reads
May 30, 2015 | Metro Center Book Sale

Do you love books, but hate to pay top prices? We have a book store for you! Our Metrocenter Mall Book Sale is an easy-to-locate and very secure shopping space which is open 6 days a week from 10 AM to 6 PM for your convenience. All items are $1.00 or less, and some free books are offered to the public everyday.

Indian Dance Classes
May 29, 2015 | Events for Adults

Are you a fan of Bollywood? Have you always wanted to know more about the basics of Indian dance? We have a fun and easy class for you on Monday evenings from 5:15-6:15 PM at the Eudora Welty Library Meeting Room.

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