Welcome to the Jack Russell Memorial Library
News and Events
  • The Library will be closed on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4.  Have a great holiday!  Regular hours resume on Monday, July 6 at 10am.  The drive-thru book return on the East Side of the building will be open for dropping materials off.
  • The Library will have an in-house MakerBot Replicator Mini 3D Printer for patron use FREE during the month of July! Create your design, save it on a flash drive, and the Library will print it out in order of first come, first served.  For more information please click here
  • Family Fun Night 2015 at the Horicon Marsh - For the third straight year this collaborative program with the Department of Natural Resources, Mid-Wisconsin Federated Library System, amd the Jack Russell Memorial Library will take place on Tuesday, July 7, from 5pm-9pm rain or shine!  This is a FREE event with activities such as dip netting, crafts for kids, a scavenger hunt, movies and popcorn and face painting.  The event is held at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center located at N7755 Hwy 28 Horicon, WI.  Hope to see you there!
  • Summer Reading Program Online Sign-up & Reading Record Forms - You can sign-up in the Library or online using the appropriate form for each child being registered.  If you sign-up online, a reading record will made for use during your next library visit.  Please stop by the Children's Desk to turn in take-home reading slips.   
  • Movies for Grown-ups is back. Thursday evening movies begin at 5:30pm and Friday afternoon movies begin at 12:30pm in the Community Room.  Snacks from home are welcome!  Due to the ratings of the movices, attendance for children is not recommended. 
    • July 2 - Selma
    • July 16 & 17 - American Sniper
    • July 30 & 31 - Still Alice
    • August 6 & 7 - Leviathan
    • August 27 & 28 - Ida, Poland
    • September 3 & 4 - The Last Knights
  • Catch up with your favorite Marvel superheroes every other Tuesday afternoon starting at 2pm with our Marvel(ous) Movie Series in the Community Room.  Snacks from home are welcome!  No registration required.  All films are rated PG-13.  Teens get a bonus superdraw ticket for attending through August 4!
    • July 7 - Captain America: The Final Avenger
    • July 21 - The Avengers
    • August 4 - Captain America: The Winter Soldier
    • August 18 - Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Escape the heat at the Library with our Summer Family Movie Series.  Our fun family film Friday afternoons start at 2pm & Saturday mornings at 10am.  Snacks from home are welcome!  No registration required.  Children under eight(8) must be accompanied by an adult.
    • July 10 & 11 - The Lego Movie
    • July 17  - Cinderella (2015 version)
    • July 24 & 25 - Frozen: Sing-a-long Version
    • July 31 & August 1 - Strange Magic
Last Updated July 3, 2015


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Library Information
Jack Russell Memorial Library
100 Park Ave.
Hartford, WI 53027
Phone 262-673-8240
Fax 262-673-8080
Library Hours
Monday-Thursday 10:00am-8:00pm
Friday 10:00am-5:30pm
Saturday 9:00am-2:00pm
Useful Links
The Friends of the Hartford Library are proud to offer a Literacy Program called Learning Partners.  Appointments may be made with volunteers to assist with reading skills, computer help, job skills, English as a second language and basic homework aid for high school students.  For specific information on this program, please 673-3341 or 673-2903.



The Jack Russelll Memorial Library is pleased to offer this Early Literacy Program as part of a state-wide program called Growing Wisconsin Readers.  Our 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is open to any child beginning at birth until they start kindergarten.


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