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Welcome to the Jack Russell Memorial Library
News and Events

WEEKLY BEDTIME STORY HOURS WILL RETURN ON TUESDAY EVENINGS AT 7:00 PM BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 23.  ATTENDEES ARE WELCOMED TO WEAR PAJAMAS AND BRING ALONG THEIR STUFFED FRIENDS.

THE PRESCHOOL STORY TIME FOR AGES 3 TO 5 WILL RETURN ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOONS AT 1:00 PM ON SEPTEMBER 24.  UPCOMING THEMES INCLUDE FALL, PETS, ARTS AND CRAFTS AND PEOPLE IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD.

STASH THE READING DOG HAS RETIRED FROM LISTENING TO CHILDREN AT THE HARTFORD LIBRARY.  EVERYONE WANTS TO THANK STASH AND HIS PARENTS FOR COMING TO THE LIBRARY TO MEET AND LISTEN TO SO MANY CHILDREN.  WATCH FOR WHEN OUR NEW READING FRIEND ARTHUR WILL BE STARTING.

The Friends of the Library are proud to offer a Literacy Program for Hartford area people.   Appointments may be made with "Learning Partners" volunteers to assist with reading skills, computer help, job skills, English language assistance and basic homework aid for high schoolers.  For specific information, please call 673-3341 or 673-2903.

ALL PROGRAMS ARE HELD IN THE LIBRARY'S COMMUNITY ROOM UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED. 

 

 
Vision
The vision of the library is to become a destination where people will find the resources to assist them in enlightening their lives, and creating a more vibrant community.
 
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Autumn At The Library

Check out our children's events going on this Fall!

Summer At The Library

THANKS TO ALL THE CHILDREN AND PARENTS WHO WERE PART OF THE "FIZZ, BOOM, READ" SUMMER KIDS PROGRAM, AND TO THE TEENS WHO JOINED THE "SPARK A REACTION" CLUB.  WE HAD A RECORD NUMBER OF CHILDREN PARTICIPATING IN THE PROGRAM, WITH 912 SIGNED UP.  THESE CHILDREN RECORDED A TOTAL OF 797,075 MINUTES OF READING, OR 13,285 HOURS: A READING AVERAGE OF OVER FOURTEEN HOURS PER CHILD.

Library Information

Telephone: 262-673-8240      Fax: 262-673-8080                             Emailhartfordpl@hartfordlibrary.org
Web:           www.hartfordlibrary.org
Address:     100 Park Avenue,  Hartford, WI   53027-1585
Library Hours:
Monday - Thursday:   10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fridays:                      10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturdays:                   9:00 am - 2:00 pm

 
Director's Greeting

ON AUGUST 25, 1904, THE HARTFORD LIBRARY OPENED ITS DOORS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE ORIGINAL CITY HALL.  SINCE THEN, THE LIBRARY FOUND ITSELF IN AT LEAST THREE DIFFERENT LOCATIONS UNTIL THE JACK RUSSELL LIBRARY OPENED IN OCTOBER OF 2011.  MANY PEOPLE WHO CAME BEFORE US PUT 110 YEARS OF SERVICE AND EFFORT INTO BUILDING THE LIBRARY AND SERVICES OFFERED TODAY. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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