News and Upcoming Events
  • As of Thursday, December 8, 2016 the trio catalog is no longer available.  The Library is migrating to a new catalog and system.  As of December 16, 2016 we will be part of Monarch, comprised of libraries in Dodge, Ozaukee, Sheboygan and Washington Counties giving you access to over 1 million items.  Please click on the calendar that lists of the information regarding services available and clsoed dates.  We apologize for the distruption in service!

  • To allow for staff training and to get caught up on the backlog of materials that will be returned while the library is offline mode for the change to the new Monarch Library system, we be closed on Thursday, December 16 and re-open at 1:00pm on Friday, December 16.  We thank you for your patience while new changes are implemented!

  • New changes coming to the Jack Russell Memorial Library!  In order to provide more access to materials and better serve you, our library system is merging with Ozaukee and Sheyboygan counties.  As of December 16, 2016 the Mid-Wisconsin Federated Library System (made up of Washington and Dodge county libraries) will disperse and reform with Ozaukee and Sheboygan counties to form the Monarch Library System·  Please click here for more detailed information about the software conversion and dates the Library will be closed in December 2016.  Please contact us with any questions.


  • The JRML is pleased to announced our new adult reading challenge Winter is Cool! The program starts on Monday, December 5, 2016 and runs through Saturday, March 4, 2017.  Click here for more details!  See the challenge list.
  • Our Fall Movie for Grown-ups series starts on October 6. Please join us on Thursdays at 5:30pm and Fridays at 12:30pm on the following dates. Movies are shown in the Community Room and are free of charge. Snacks are permitted. Due to the ratings, children's admission is not recommended.
    • December 15 & 16 - My Love: Don't Cross that River - The movie will be available even though the library will be closed to the public all day on Thursday, December 15 and opening at 1pm on Friday, December 16.
  • The 2016 Fall/Winter Program guide is now available!  Highlights from this seasons programs include: Fancy Nancy Halloween Masquerade Party, Community Pumpkin Carving and a Winter reading Program for kids and adults!   

      Jack Russell Memorial Library
      100 Park Ave
      Hartford, WI 53027

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

      email: hartfordpl@hartfordlibrary.org
      Library Hours
      Monday - Thursday 10am-8pm
      Friday 10am-5:30pm
      Saturday 9am-2pm
      Sunday Closed 
       Last Updated December 8, 2016

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