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 Jackson Hinds Library Services

• JHLS E Rate RFP Postings

Vendors wishing to bid on the 2015 Jackson Hinds Library System E Rate services should consult the individual RFP listings found on the JHLS Resource pages.

• 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 outside of our regular library collections, we may be able to locate and borrow it for you from another library with our Interlibrary Loan Services.

• Online Book Club (Adults and Teens)

Subscribe to this online service and receive e-books via email to read and discuss online. Both teen and adult selections are available.

• Clarion Ledger Online

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

• Learning Express Library (Learn-a-Test)

Need to practice for tests like the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MAT, PCAT, CLEP, PSAT/NMSQT, THEA, MCAT, TOEFL, GED, ACT, SAT, AP, ASVAB, US Citizenship Test, and many others? Want to learn software products such as Microsoft Office products and Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop? Your library barcode gives you access to a wealth of knowledge about careers and all of the above information.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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 at the link below.

• 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.

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Welcome to the Jackson Hinds Library System!

Welcome to the Jackson Hinds Library System website. Each of our 15 branches, located throughout the City of Jackson and Hinds County, is staffed by experienced employees waiting to help you find the information that you need. Hinds County residents can stop in today to pick up a free library card and begin using our services immediately. We welcome those who live outside our service area by offering a non-resident card which is available for only $25.00 a year for an individual or $50.00 for a family card. Learn more

What's New at the Jackson Hinds Library System?

Free Tax Preparation Assistance
February 04, 2015 | New Library Services

Willie Morris, Richard Wright and Quisenberry Libraries are offering free tax assistance from AARP for the 2014 tax filing year on a first come, first serve basis.

AIM (The Association for Improvement of Minorities) is offering tax preparation help for low-income, minority individuals and families at the Medgar Evers Library Branch.

Have You Visited the MetroCenter Mall Book Sale Yet?
December 06, 2014 | 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, which has 5000 gently used books and AV items in one secure and easy-to-locate store 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.

Shop Amazon Online  and Help the Library
December 06, 2014 | New Library Technology

Want your online shopping to help benefit the Jackson Hinds Library System this Christmas? Visit our JHLS "Buy It Now" Link and the Library gets a percentage of the sale. Choose books, clothes, toys or diapers and when you shop through our "Buy It Now" website, the library benefits.

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