September is Library Card Sign-up Month

Get the Smartest Card at Jackson/Hinds Library System

JANS – September is National Library Card Sign-up Month, and the Jackson/Hinds Library System (JHLHS) wants everyone in Hinds County to have the smartest card of all – a Library Card. The library card provides access to a wealth of free resources and activities: • There are over 630,000 items in the Jackson/Hinds Library System’s collection, e.g. books, magazines, reference materials, movies, audio books, CDs, etc. • JHLS has over 230 Internet computers for free public use. • Patrons can access more than 50 databases, e.g. EbscoHost, Magnolia, NoveList, etc., in the libraries or on your home computer. • All libraries have story times, crafts and/or other activities for children. • Various libraries have book clubs, guest speakers and programs on a broad range of topics, for children, teens and adults. Books and other resources for children make a difference in the lives of students. By providing school age children with engaging programs and amazing collections, students from all backgrounds become excited and enthusiastic readers. Getting a library card is easy. There is no fee for residents of Hinds County who can show proof of identity and their current residential address.