The Library's primary mission is to encourage reading and free access to information, and to provide for the educational, recreational and cultural needs of its users.


Monday, May 29th  Memorial Day

Fines will not accrue and the book drop is available. 

Alpha School PTO Town-wide Yard Sale

June 3rd & 4th 8AM-3PM

Permits Sold here $5.00

Award Winning Books

Bestseller Lists

Indie Bestsellers
New York Times

  "Why buy a book when you can join a library?"Inter-library Loan: If we do not have the book you want we will try to borrow it from another library or may consider buying it and adding to our collection.

WE LOVE BOOKS CART SALE Books, DVDs, audio books and CD's $1 each; paperbacks 4 for $1. Great selection of children's books. Come in and check it out! 

If you would like to see a specific program offered you may suggest a new program by contacting our Program Director.

If you would like to share your expertise or talents with our community please contact our Program Director and apply to present a program.

TALKING BOOKS Do you -- or a friend -- have vision difficulties? You can get FREE books on tape through the NJ State Library's Talking Books program. We would be happy to help you get your account set up.  Call us at 908-454-1445 or e-mail us at


Come to the Library after school to relax and get all your homework done.

 80th Anniversary
Pride in our Past, Present, and Future!
We're planning a community celebration for our Library's 80th Anniversary!
Help us preserve and celebrate our Library's past by sharing  memories, photographs, newsletters, brochures, flyers, library crafts, or other items pertaining to the W.H. Walters Free Public Library.
Choose to donate original photographs, or let a library staff member scan and return your photos and other items. (We can email the files to you as well)

Together, we'll make 2017 a great anniversary year! 

2 Library Board of Trustee Openings

Are you passionate about libraries and the role the W.H. Walters Free Public Library plays in the Alpha community? The W.H. Walters Library Board of Trustees is seeking interested Alpha residents to volunteer to fill a vacancy for a partial term that runs through Dec. 31, 2020.

Position involves the following responsibilities: 

- Be an advocate for the library at all times

- Attend all regularly scheduled, and special board meetings (held the 2nd Monday of each month in the library)

- Give the time and attention the job requires
  -Come to meetings prepared, having read relevant information
  - Be available to serve on board committees
  -Be familiar with the board's bylaws and library policies, along with enforcement of these guidelines
  -Visit library frequently to enough to be familiar with services and see potential needs

- Continuing education

- Strive to maintain satisfactory public financing

- Strategic Planning for growth within the community

- Accept assignments for community work and give the time required to accomplish goals

This is a wonderful way to give back to the community and the library. If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a letter of interest and include reasons for interest and any special skills or experience that would be helpful in serving on the Library Board.  

Please submit to:
W.H. Walters Free Public Library
1001 East Blvd. Alpha, NJ 08865

Thank you for considering this important volunteer position! 

Artists Wanted! (Adults, Teens and Children)

Exhibit Monthly in our Library

Are you an artist, or do you know one, who'd like to exhibit their work? The W.H. Walters Free Public Library is looking for submissions for monthly exhibits in our library. If you are a local artist interested in exhibiting your artwork, please leave your name and phone number at the circulation desk: 908-454-1445.












Our 80th Year!!!

Connecting, enriching, and supporting the community since 1937

9:30AM - 7PM 9:30AM - 7PM 9:30AM - 5PM 9:30AM - 5PM
 Our computers shut down automatically 10 minutes before closing.

2 Weeks: Books, Audio, & Magazines
3 Nights: DVDs 

 We love when you come to the Library. We're also happy to bring the Library to you!
Click on:
 Use # 23939 to access 
Cloud Library is the incredibly simple way to access free e-books and free e-audio books right on your smart phones, tablets, or computers. Our collection includes a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction for kids, teens, and adults.

 Use # 23939 to access
EBSCOhost Web is a group of multi-disciplinary and subject databases covering all subject areas including general interest, news, business, health and medicine, literature, science, and education. Includes special databases for children and young adults.

 JerseyClicks offers a selection of varied databases covering such subjects as health, history, business, education, science, current events, literature, and popular fiction. Use #23939 to access.

NJ Works: A comprehensive source of resources for all things job-related.


Provides resources for job-seekers in all stages of the career exploration and job-application process. Users can assess their work-related interests, explore occupation profiles, search for jobs and internships, and get help preparing job-application materials. You need to create a free user account the first time you login.

New Jersey Career Connections
Helth Insurance Marketplace



New Jersey Public Libraries provide information and assistance to voters and prospective voters. The link below, through the New Jersey State Division of Elections, provides voter registration forms both in English and in Spanish.

Warren County
English  Espanol
Voter Registration Application Forms by County Bestsellers


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