We are OPEN on Saturday, July 2nd from 9:30-1:00
and CLOSED on Monday, July 4th.

 


 
Our library has become a vibrant community center. We have space for community groups, space for tutoring, and a host of educational and entertaining programs for children, teens and adults. We want to work with the community to build on our successes and to ensure that our library is an engaging and welcoming place to meet. Feel free to make any suggestions to our Library Director to improve our services.


 
ATTENTION ALL Adults, Teens and Children...
Stop in to learn how to win prizes from our local merchants just for enjoying reading!!!!                  

Dog Listener
July 6 10-11AM
Sign up for a 15 minute time slot now!
STORY TIME & CRAFT
 
 
 
 
Thursday, July 7 @ 11:30- Jelly Fish

 
      
 
Friday, July 8 from 11-12PM 
 
Calling all fans of the "Where Is?" Series!
Join us as we read a book about different historic landmarks and natural wonders. We will meet back in one month and go on a world tour through our globe's most exciting places.
Grade 2 and up.
Please register.  Feel free to join even if you can't make this date.
Drop in on July 8th from 3-4
                                           to play with our Board Games.
                                           Bring your family or some friends.
 
JOIN OUR BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
"A NOVEL IDEA" 
Saturday, July 9 @ 10:00 
 
 

Be part of a new book club and give your suggestions on how to make it great!
Please let us know you plan to attend.

July 11
1-3PM
Stop in any time between 1-3PM and play one of the life sized games we have set up. We will have some competitions for prizes too!
All ages welcome!

MOVIE AFTERNOON
July 13 1-3 PM
STORY TIME & CRAFT
 
 
 
 
Thursday, July 14 @ 11:30
 
 July 15 from 3-4PM
Grades 4 and up
Registration Required.
 
All the spots are taken.
 

 
Miss Pennella and Mrs. Guderian will be coming to our library to read to the children and to have the children read to them on July 14th from 12-1:00.
It will be a great time for new and old students to spend time with these wonderful teachers.
 
DUCT TAPE MANIA
July 18
11-12
Grade 3 and up.
Please register. Only 12 spots.
Come and make fun things out of duct tape. Bring your own or use our tape. Please bring scissors.

 
July 20
2-3PM
 
Play some chocolate related games and of course enjoy some of the delicious candy during Mrs. Roselle's book talk!
Grades 3and up.
Please register.

STORY TIME & CRAFT
 
 
 
 
Thursday, July 21 @ 11:30
PLEASE NOTE:
NO STORY TIME ON JULY 28, 2016 

 July 22 from 3-4PM
Grade 2 and up
Registration Required
 
July 25
1-3PM
Stop in any time between 1-3PM and play one of the life sized games we have set up. We will have some competitions for prizes too!
All ages welcome!
 July 25
LEGO WATER CHALLENGE
5:30-6:30
Show off your incredible imagination and super building skills by tackling a suggested challenge.
 

E-books and Audio Books  
3M Cloud Library is the incredibly simple way to access free e-books and downloadable 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. For most Android and Apple devices, it's as simple as downloading the free app, plugging in your library bar-code, and selecting a book to read. Check on our collection here. Need help with installation? Find and install your app via the 3M site. The site also provides very clear instructions and videos. And you can always call or visit the library(908-454-1445) for personalized assistance. 

You can check out a maximum of four items per card for fourteen days. For more information, check out the tab above named E-books.



Coming in September...
CHECK OUT A LIBRARIAN: TECH 1 ON 1 You can check out a librarian for an individual 20-minute session on Monday between 10 and 11 or Wednesday between 5 and 6. We'll help you get any technical difficulties -- with any devices or programs -- under control.
Advance sign-up is required.
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 me know! Contact Carla at 908-454-1445, stop in at the library or email.




                  




 
 
 



 

 
 


 

 

 

 
 

 
 
 
 
 

 



 
 
 
 
 
 

 
  



Our 79th Year!!!
 
W. H. WALTERS FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
1001 East Blvd.
Alpha, NJ 08865
  
For account questions, to renew items or to sign up for events please contact us at:
 
PHONE
908-454-1445
E-MAIL
alphapubliclibrary@verizon.net
 
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9:30AM - 7PM 9:30AM - 7PM 9:30AM - 5PM 9:30AM - 5PM 9:30AM - 1PM

Inclement Weather Policy
Any changes to our normal hours, including for inclement weather, will be announced on our Facebook page.
 
Loans
2 Weeks: Books, Audio, & Magazines
3 Nights: DVDs


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"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. 


 
 
 
 
 



 






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