News and Upcoming Events
  • The winter reading program arrives in a flurry on Monday, December 4, 2017 and 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. 
  • Please join us for Are you Cyber Safe? on Tuesday, January 9th.  Refreshments are at 6:30pm and the program starts at 7pm.  Topics to be covered include:  Spear Phishing: What is it? Are you easy bait, Top tricks to ensure a safe online profile and Think like a hacker.  Don't miss this free event to help yourself and family be more cyber safe!!
  • 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!! 
  • 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!
  • Movies for Grown-ups  -   Please join us on Thursday evenings at 5:30pm or Fridays at 12:30pm on the following dates:
    • December 7 & 8 - The Shack
    • December 21 & 22 - The Zookeeper's Wife
  •  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:
    • January 15
    • 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 
 As of Thursday, December 16, 2016 the JRML is a member of the Monarch Library System comprised of public libraries in Dodge, Ozaukee, Sheboygan and Washington Counties. Patrons have access to over 1 million items thru the Monarch Catalog.
Please use this guide for more information on how to renew items, search the catalog, place holds and check your library record.  The Monarch Catalog can be found at the following link: 
Site Last Updated December 7, 2017

Contact Us
Please use this form for questions not found on this site
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. 
Have a great day!! Thank you!
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