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 by October 31, 2016 to:
W.H. Walters Free Public Library
1001 East Blvd. Alpha, NJ 08865


Thank you for considering this important volunteer position!


POSTED 10/12/16

Voter Registration


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.

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NEW Book Clubs

The  Library now has a Tween Book Club(ages 10+) and a Young Adult Book Club(ages 14+) as well as an Adult Book Club!

All are welcome to join us! We are always looking for new members, so don't be shy! Just call or email if you are interested in joining any of them.

National Banned Books!
Celebrate your freedom to read by reading a banned book! Works include: Harry Potter, If I Ran the Zoo, and James and the Giant Peach. Visit our display for more books that have been challenged.
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