Library Overview

  • General Information

    Alicia Jenkins, Librarian

    (601) 923-2547
    Hours: 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.


    Educational Links

    Teacher Resource Center
    The JPS Teacher Resource Center provides teachers with a multitude of resources to assist with classroom projects and to upgrade technological and professional skills. The Center serves Jackson Public School District employees as well as a wide range of the metro area's educational community including surrounding school districts, local colleges and universities, churches, and home school parents. The Center is a self-help facility with support specialists who work to assist patrons with available resources. Supplies are available at a minimal charge.
    Jackson-Hinds Library System

    Jackson-Hinds Library System provides a multitude of educational resources for students, parents, teachers and others in Jackson, Mississippi and Hinds County.


    Extra Links &
    Dictionary Reference       Thesaurus Reference
    Free website to quickly look up definitions and pronunciations of words, as well as synonyms and antonyms.


    Fact Monster
    Fact Monster website
    Free website with referenced facts and information. Website includes atlas, almanac, dictionary, thesaurus, and encyclopedia links and information.


    Khan Academy
    Khan Academy website
    Free website (sign-up required) featuring videos on specific skills and information. Includes all grade levels and subject areas. Practice exercises and quizzes are also available.


    World Book Online

    World Book Kids Online offers a variety of educational activities and resources that will engage all learners. With a variety of articles, multimedia content, and a collection of biographies, World Book Kids encourages students to think and be curuious about their surroundings and beyond. 

    Login ID: VanWinkle

    Password: kindtree082

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    MAGNOLIA logo MAGNOLIA provides online resources for publicly funded schools, public libraries, community college libraries, and university libraries in Mississippi.



    Library Online Catalog

    Van Winkle's Online Catalog
    No password is required, but you must be on a JPS computer.



    Accelerated Reader

    Online quiz program to test student’s comprehension of a book or story. Points are earned toward incentives offered at school. Students are given their username and passwords from their teacher. Quizzes are only open during school hours.


    AR Book Find

    Look up the reading level and point value of all books with an AR quiz by clicking here, AR Book Find.