News and Upcoming Events
Looking for library events and activities in December?!?  Check out our monthly brochures available for all ages and the youth department
Starting Wednesday, December 1st for every 10 items checked out you get to choose one free library swag item.  We've got tote bags, notepads, pocket sized mirroors, lip balm and a few surprises too! This reqrd program is good for ALL ages.  Can find 10 items at once?  No problem - you will get a library swag rewards card to be used on your next visit. 
All items are available while supplies las.  Reward cards are valid through 12/30/2021 or while supplies last.
Thanks for your continued support of the library and services.  We are looking forward to serving you in 2022. 
Our Adult Book Discussion Group meets on Monday, December 13, at 6:30pm.  This month's book is Somebody's Daughter by Ashley C. Ford.  Copies now available at the circulation desk!  
Have you heard the news??? The Jack Russell Memorial Library now offers Hoopla - a free digital streaming service available to all Hartford card holders.  You can instantly borrow eBooks, audiobooks, comics, music, movies & TV - 24/7 and FREE with your Hartford library card.  Items are always available, so there's no waiting! Items can be streamed or downloaded on a computer, Android, Apple, Roku, Amazon Fire or Chromecase device. 
Detailed informaion is available under Online Resources>Hoopla.  Checkouts are limited to 5 per card! 
Dial A Story:
Call 262-457-6616 to hear stories, recipes, poems, booktalks, and more right over the phone! New content will be available for Adults, Teens, and Children every month.  
Adult Content for December 2021
Youth Content for December 2021
For more infromaton on myLIBRO, please click here and scroll down. 

We understand people may be needing our Wi-Fi to conduct work and other activities. It is available in the parking lot.  Please use it! 

*Please note, the first 4 letters of each is capitalized.

Sign-Up for a Library Card Online!
Want to access digital resources but don't have a library card? Or do you know someone who really needs access to digital resources right now but doesn't have a library card yet? Patrons without a library card can follow our step-by-step guide to register for one online. This will provide you (or a friend) access to digital materials such as ebooks and eaudiobooks. Happy reading! 

Jack Russell Memorial Library
100 Park Ave
Hartford, WI 53027

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

Library Hours 
Monday-Thursday 9am-8pm
Friday 9am-5:30pm
Saturday 9am-2pm
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.
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Contact Us
When making inquires with this form, please allow a minimum of 24 hours for Library Staff to respond.  This form is not monitored on Saturday or on Sunday.  Please call 262-673-8240 and select '0' to be connected with a staff member for immediate assistance during open hours.
For questions about your library record, renewing materials, items in our collection, overdue notices, reminder email notices, placing holds, online bill payment and resetting your library pin number, please call 262-673-8240 and select '0' to be connected with the circulation desk.  
To reserve a small study room on the second floor, please call 262-673-8240 and select '2' to be connected with the reference desk. 
To reserve the Community Room or Conference Room, please call 262-673-8240, select '0' and ask to speak with Diane.  
For questions about printing from a library computer, faxing, scanning documents, emailing scanned documents, donating materials and library programs, please call 262-673-8240 and select '0'.  
For information regarding History of Hartford, Historical Newspapers and/or genealogy inquires, please contact the Hartford History Room at 262-673-8249 or email the coordinator at [email protected] .  
For employment information, please visit employment opportunities. 
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