News and Upcoming Events
  • After a year long process, the JRML is pleased to share our 2018-2023 strategic plan.  Thanks to everyone for their input, time and efforts.  
    • February 22 & 23 - Get Out
    • March 1 & 2 - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • The Friends of the Harford Library and JRML are pleased to present 10 Mistakes I made in My Garden So You Don't Have to with Madison author Megan Cain!  Refreshemenst at at 6:30pm.  Program begins at 7pm.  Seating is limited to the frist 100 people.  This is a FREE program and open to everyone!  
  • Never Stop learning.  Whether you're looking for college-level, professional development, or personl enrichment courses, JRML now offers hunder of online courses that are accessible anywhere online, 24/7.  Gale Coures offer well-creafted lessons, expert online instruction, and interaction with fellow students.  Other benefits of this new service:
    • Courses are free for all patrons interested in any discipline.
    • Gale courses is easy to use.  All you need is your library card to sign up and login.
    • With six-week courses, you can join programs year-round.
    • Instructions for getting started
  • The winter reading program ends on Saturday, February 24, 2018.  Stop by the circulation desk to pick up a punch-card bookmark.  For every adult or young adult book checked out, receive a punch! For every 6 punches drop off your bookmark at the front desk to enter a prize drawing. 
  • Due to a generous grant from Federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), the five libraries in Washington County (Germantown, Hartford, Kewaskum, Slinger and West Bend received an additional $3,000 in funding for 2018.  This funding is allowing us to bring you Tablet Tuesdays, a series of informational iPad classes.  Each month a different topic is offered at one of the five public libraries.  Sign-up is required as space is limited.  There is not cost to particiapte!  For information on topics, dates and locations please see our brochure.  The JRML is very excited to bring these classes to Hartford!! 
  • In partnership with the Alzheimer's Association and the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Washington County the library is pleased to offer a monthly Memory Cafe.  This is a time and place where persons with Alzheimer's or a related dementia can go with their care partners to socialize and have fun with other people going through similar things.  Our cafe is held on the second Monday of each month from 1:30pm-3pm.  Please call Tammy Dickman at 262-335-4497 to register.
  • The JRML has also partnered with the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Washington County for memory screens.  This is a wellness tool that helps identify possible changes in memory and cognition.  Memory Screens are available by appointment only.  Please contact Tammy Dickman at 262-335-4497.  She will at the JRML on the following dates in 2018:
    • April 16
    • July 16
    • October 15

Jack Russell Memorial Library
100 Park Ave
Hartford, WI 53027

Phone: 262-673-8240
Fax: 262-673-8080

Library Hours
Monday - Thursday 10am-8pm
Friday 10am-5:30pm
Saturday 9am-2pm
Sunday Closed 
Looking for a book or movie? Visit the Monarch Online Catalog! Looking to renew library materials or access your library account? Please visit the My Account link on the Monarch Catalog and log in with your library card number and pin. Don't know your pin? You can reset it by clicking the forgot pin number from the my account page.
Interested in reserving a small study room, the Community Room or the Conference Room? Please call the Library to speak with a staff member about availability at 262-673-8240 and press 0 (zero) for the circulation desk. Thank you!
Site Updated February 19, 2018

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If you are looking for a specific book, DVD, etc... please visit the Monarch Catalog or call the library at 262-673-8240 and select 2 for the reference desk.
To reserve a small study room, the conference room or the community room, please call the library at 262-673-8240 and select 0 for the circulation desk
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