Mississippi Library Commission

Jackson, Mississippi




The Mississippi Library Commission supports innovative programs and initiatives to strengthen and enhance library services for all Mississippians. The agency is funded by the Mississippi Legislature, with additional funding provided through the Institute of Museum and Library Services under provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), offering leadership in library services, advocacy, and training for library professionals and paraprofessionals.

These materials are presented online for educational purposes only. Images may contain copyrighted material. Use of these materials on websites, in exhibits, or in publications requires the permission of the Mississippi Library Commission and/or the legal copyright holder. The user bears full responsibility for securing any and all appropriate permissions. Please contact the Mississippi Library Commission for further information.


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The Library Commission's Historic Public Library Photograph Collection includes photos from library openings, events, programs, parades, meetings, and more.