Our wish is to create an accessible environment of learning and growth.
We are very excited to
offer the residents of the Borough of Alpha a Free Public Library to
check out books, books on tape, and DVDs. The library offers up to
date NEW RELEASES in Adult, Young Adult and Children's Fiction and
Non-Fiction Books.We welcome requests for new titles and other
interests to meet the public's enjoyment. W.H. Walters Free Public
Library also offers reference materials, periodicals, wi fi access and
computers to access the internet.
Alpha Borough Residents
Adults, Families, Students = FREE
Senior/Veterans = FREE
Family = $50
Individual = $25
Alpha Borough Residents: Free(proof of residency required)
VALID FORMS OF ID AND PROOF OF ADDRESS
Forms of ID
Persons (age 18 and older) applying for a library card are
required to present valid photo identification. The following items
will be accepted by Library staff as valid forms of identification.
Valid Driver's License
State Identification Card
Student Identification Card
Military Identification Card
Photo Identification (defined as an item
containing photo of applicant a first and last name of applicant)
Property Tax Receipt
Posted Mail with name of applicant
Voter Registration Card
College Enrollment Papers
- 6 items per person for 14 days
- 2 new books per person; no renewals
- books may be renewed for another 14 days if the book is not new or reserved by another patron
- items may be reserved/held if not in library and you will be notified when it comes in;
- book drop is available for use when the library is closed
- late charges are $.10/day per book $1.00/day per DVD
- lost and damaged item amount will be based on replacement cost
For your convenience the library has a book-drop on East Blvd. where you can return your books and AV materials 24/7
Library offers various services for patrons with disabilities. Please
contact the library at 909-454-1445 to discuss your individual needs.
W.H. Walters Free Public Library
1001 East Blvd.
Alpha, N.J. 08865
enriching, and supporting
the community since 1937
January, February, March,
November and December
April, May, June, July, August,
September and October
Tuesday 8:30- 6:30
Thursday 8:30- 6:30
Any changes to our normal hours, including for inclement weather,
will be announced on our Facebook page.
PLEASE NOTE, ALL PUBLIC COMPUTERS AUTOMATICALLY SHUT DOWN 10 MINUTES BEFORE CLOSING TIME.
Outgoing faxes to the continental United States
Renew library materials 24 hours
per day, 7 days per week by
calling (908) 454-1445.
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.
Need help with a research project or paper? Click the link below to access a massive amount of databases.
Use # 23939 to access
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Borough of Alpha Facebook Page
Enrollment (CNE) allows residents and businesses to add or update their
contact information to ensure they will be included when an important
message regarding the Borough of Alpha, is sent. Unlisted numbers,
mobile numbers, TDD/TTY requirements can all be entered.
|Click here to register
Box Tops for Education
The Library is a collection site for Alpha Public Schools
fundraiser - they will receive 10 cents for each box top redeemed.
Visit www.boxtops4education.com for a list of participating products.