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.

Library Closings for November

 Thursday, November 23 & Friday, November 24

Monday, Thursday, & Friday 8:30-4:30

Tuesday  11:00-7:00

First and Third Saturday 8:30-12:00


Check out our new day and time for our
Book Club for Adults....

Do you love books?
Are you interested in chatting about exciting reads with like-minded individuals?
It's never too late to participate in our book club!
Copies of the monthly selections are available at the circulation desk.
Bring your favorite beverage and join the conversation!

Next Meeting:
November 28, 2017
6:00 PM
Please Register.


Resume Writing 101


Thursday, November 30 at 2:00-3:00PM

Get tips on what to include on your resume and what not to include on your resume. This basic overview will help you create a great resume.

Space is limited and reservations are required.

Call the library @ 908-454-1445 to sign up!
Sign up for a 10-15 minute time slot soon!!
Puzzle Fun for all ages!
Don't have room to work on a 1000 piece puzzle at home...
Gather with fellow jigsaw puzzle enthusiasts to work together on the newest, most challenging puzzle yet! Visit any time we are open and work on our newest puzzle.
 We will frame it when it is finished.
 Alpha Board of Education School Board Vacancy

The Alpha Board of Education has an open Board Member seat available.

Qualifications for a School Board Member Candidate are as follows:

    • Must be a citizen of the United States of America

    • Must be at least 18 years of age

    • Must be able to read and write

    • Must be a resident of Alpha for at least one year

    • Cannot be disqualified as a voter pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:4-1

    • Cannot be disqualified from membership for a conviction of crimes pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:12-1

    • Must be a registered voter in Alpha

Interested parties should submit a letter of interest to Tim Mantz, Business Administrator, Alpha Board of Education, 817 North Boulevard, Alpha, NJ 08865, as soon as possible and be prepared to meet with the Board of Education at their next regularly scheduled meeting thereafter at Alpha Public School, 817 North Boulevard, Alpha, NJ  08865.

Is there something you'd like to know about or see as a program? Or better yet. Do you have a skill, talent, passion or creative know-how you'd like to share with the community?
Let us know! Contact us at 908-454-1445, stop in at the library or email.  

"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.
Library Board of Trustee Opening

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! 












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Monday & Tuesday
9:30 - 7:00
Thursday & Friday 9:30 - 5:00

Monday, Thursday,  & Friday
8:30 - 4:30
11:00 - 7:00
First and Third Saturday
8:30- 12:00
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10 minutes before closing each day.  



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