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.
All the information you need to know about the Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017.
You can even watch it live.
 More Eclipse Information:
We do not have any eclipse glasses available; however, if you would like to learn more about the eclipse, find sites and apps on which it will be live streamed, or learn how to build a safe viewer of your own, you can visit…/eclipse-resource-center/
 Can't find Solar Eclipse glasses? 
1- If you'd like to pick up a pair or two before then, 7-Eleven, Best Buy, Lowe's, Toys "R" Us, and Walmart carry them. 
2- Make your own viewing box with an empty cereal box and some foil…/pr…/eclipse_viewer/eclipse_viewer.html
Stay safe, and enjoy the eclipse!


                      Collect charms just for reading.

There is still time to start our Reading Incentive program to motivate your child to read this Summer!

The child with the most charms will win a NOOK.
Program ends August 31, 2017

Stop in to get started.

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

"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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