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.

@ your library on Tuesday, October 31, 2017      9:30-7PM

Our NEW Hours Starting November 1, 2017

Monday & Friday 8:30-4:30

Tuesday & Thursday 10:00-7:00

First and Third Saturday 8:30-12:30

Celebrate Native American Month

Join the W.H. Walter's Free Public Library in celebrating Native American Month and our 80th Anniversary by visiting the Library to view a collection of Lenape Indian artifacts collected locally. A display of arrow heads, spear points, tomahawk stones, nose rings, pendants and necklace, hammer stones, an actual arrow and knife, and a variety of other artifacts will be on display on
Thursday, November 16 from 10:00AM-7:00PM.

Stephen Noll will present a discussion of the artifacts, and the Lenape  Indians that used these items in their everyday lives on               Thursday, November 16 @ 5:30PM.

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!
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.
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! 












 Connecting, enriching, and supporting the community since 1937 
Monday & Tuesday
9:30 - 7:00
Thursday & Friday 9:30 - 5:00

LIBRARY HOURS: November-April
Monday & Friday
8:30 - 4:30
Tuesday & Thursday
10:00 - 7:00
First and Third Saturday
8:30- 12:30
Our computers shut down automatically
10 minutes before closing each day.  



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