Alert

Due to rising infection rates, Appalachian Regional Library has resumed curbside and virtual-only services. We will provide updates as soon as we're able to safely re-open our buildings to the public. 

Computer Lab

The Watauga County Public Library has a computer lab available to the public, from library opening until 15 minutes before closing time (Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. - 6:45 p.m. and Friday - Saturday 9 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.).

  • Windows PCs
  • Microsoft Office
  • Free Internet access on library computers
  • Free Wireless Internet
  • Printing is available: 10 cents per page for black-and-white, 50 cents per page for color prints.
  • Photocopies, 10 cents each
  • Fax service (outgoing) is available, $1.50 per page, with one free cover sheet included.
  • Scanning

Book a Librarian

Do you need help learning about computers or a Microsoft Office program? Perhaps you have a digital device (eReader, tablet, laptop, or smart phone) and need help getting started with it?  Don’t worry - we all do!

The Library's Adult Services Staff are available BY APPOINTMENT to assist with learning new technology devices. Call (828) 264-8784 ext. 2, to make an appointment for one-on-one help, or e-mail us directly through our contact form [to Adult Services] and we'll learn together!