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ARTHUR, THE LIBRARY'S READING DOG, WILL BE IN THE STORY TIME ROOM ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20, FROM 10 AM TO 1 PM.  RESERVATIONS FOR SOME READING TIME WITH ARTHUR CAN BE MADE AT THE YOUTH LIBRARY DESK.

CHRISTMAS WEEK SERVICE HOURS:  MONDAY & TUESDAY - 10 AM TO 8 PM; WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY - CLOSED ; FRIDAY - 10 AM TO 5:30 PM, AND SATURDAY - 9 AM TO 2 PM. THE LIBRARY BOARD AND STAFF WISH EVERYONE A VERY MERRY AND HEALTHY CHRISTMAS SEASON

DON'T FORGET TO PARTICIPATE IN THE GREAT LEGO TOWER CHALLENGE.  ALL CHILDREN WHO CHECK OUT BOOKS NOW UNTIL THE END OF THE YEAR RECEIVE THREE LEGO BLOCKS TO ADD TO THE GROWING TOWER NEAR THE CIRCULATION DESK

THE WEEKLY BEDTIME STORY HOURS AND  PRESCHOOL STORY HOURS ARE TAKING A HOLIDAY BREAK.  BOTH WILL BE BACK IN JANUARY.

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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Retirement

Come and celebrate Library Director Mike Gelhausen's retirement! Join us for cake as we thank him for 31 years of service to the Hartford Community. Friday, January 2nd, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the Jack Russell Memorial Library atrium.

Autumn At The Library

Ginger-WHO? Scavenger Hunt!

CHECK OUT THE CHILDREN'S AND YOUNG ADULT EVENTS GOING ON THIS FALL!!!

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

FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO STILL USE VIDEO PLAYERS, OR ARE WILLING TO LISTEN TO GOOD BOOKS ON CASSETTE, THE LIBRARY IS SELLING OFF SEVERAL DONATED AND USED VHS TAPES AND CASSETTE AUDIOBOOKS.  YOU CAN'T BEAT THE PRICE OF 25 CENTS!  BUY THEM, WATCH AND LISTEN TO THEM, TOSS THEM OR JUST GIVE THEM BACK TO THE LIBRARY.  GREAT MOVIE TITLES AND TOP RATED AUTHORS.   PERHAPS YOU CAN FIND SOME EARLY CHRISTMAS GIFTS.

PLEASE REVIEW THE LIBRARY'S ALTERED BUSINESS HOURS FOR THE UPCOMING CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S WEEKS.  REGULAR HOURS WILL BE MAINTAINED EXCEPT FOR BEING CLOSED ON CHRISTMAS EVE, CHRISTMAS DAY, AND NEW YEAR'S DAY.  THERE WILL BE LIMITED HOURS ON NEW YEAR'S EVE DAY, AS THE LIBRARY WILL ONLY BE OPEN 10 AM TO 3 PM.

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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