News and Upcoming Events
  • On August 21, 2017 the United States will experience a total solar eclipse.  The last one on the U.S. mainland was in 1979.  The Milwaukee Basin will have a partial Solar Eclipse beginning at 11:54 am and ending at 2:39 pm.  It is very important to wear the correct eye protection while enjoying this phenomenon!  Thanks to everyone for their interest in our solar eclipse glasses! As of Tuesday, August 15, 2017 the JRML is out of glasses.  We appreciate everyone who worked with us as we were forced to limit the number of glasses each person received to allow everyone who signed up to receive a pair.  No one received more than four pairs.  We ordered 400 pairs at the end of July at approximately $1 per pair using 2017 programming funds.  Over 500 pairs were requested and we have been overwhelmed with phone calls inquiring about the glasses.  We are so sorry we were not able to provide everyone with glasses!
  • Looking to renew library materials, place a hold, 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.
  • Please join us for a Canning & Food Preservation Q&A with Annette Landvatter, Personal Chef and Master Food Preserver on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 from 6pm-7:30pm in the Community Room.  
  • Our Summer Movies for Grown-Ups Schedule is now available! We will be showing the best films throughout the decades. Showings are Thursday nights at 5:30 p.m. and Friday afternoons at 12:30 p.m. in the Community Room.  Seating is limited to 100 people (first come first serve). 
    • Aug. 17 & 18: In the Heat of the Night (1967)
  • Interested in reserving a small study room, the Community Room or the Conference Room?  Please call the Library to speak with a staff member about availability at 262-673-8240 and press 0 (zero) for the circulation desk. Thank you!
  • In partnership with the Alzheimer's Association and the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Washington County the library is pleased to offer a monthly Memory Cafe.  This is a time and place where persons with Alzheimer's or a related dementia can go with their care partners to socialize and have fun with other people going through similar things.  Our cafe is held on the second Monday of each month from 1:30pm-3pm.  Please call Tammy Dickman at 262-335-4497 to register.

Jack Russell Memorial Library
100 Park Ave
Hartford, WI 53027

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

Library Hours
Monday - Thursday 10am-8pm
Friday 10am-5:30pm
Saturday 9am-2pm
Sunday Closed 
 As of Thursday, December 16, 2016 the JRML is a member of the Monarch Library System comprised of public libraries in Dodge, Ozaukee, Sheboygan and Washington Counties. Patrons have access to over 1 million items thru the Monarch Catalog.
Please use this guide for more information on how to renew items, search the catalog, place holds and check your library record.  The Monarch Catalog can be found at the following link: 
Site Last Updated August 16, 2017

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