The Watauga County Public Library hosts several book clubs.


Book Bunch Book Club

The Book Bunch Book Club invites everyone to participate in the book discussion.  Meetings are held the last Tuesday of every month except for December.  Contact the reference desk at (828) 264-8784 ext. 2 or e-mail us directly via our contact form.

Reading Selections 2023

  • February:  We Begin at the End by Chris Whitaker
  • March: Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout
  • April: The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
  • May: The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz
  • June: The Book Woman's Daughter by Kim Michele Richardson
  • July: Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead
  • August:  The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave
  • September:  The Diamond Eye by Kate Quinn
  • October:  The Mystery of Mrs. Christie by Marie Benedict
  • November:  The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict




Cook the Books book club meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 3:00pm in the meeting room of the Watauga County Public Library. Everyone is invited to participate in the discussion.

If you would like to be included on the email listserv for announcements, please contact Angela Constantino at (828) 264-8784 ext. 1 or e-mail us directly via our contact form. 


     * Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty – January 10th

     * Messenger of Truth by Jacqueline Winspear – February 14th

     * A Good Neighborhood by Therese Anne Fowler – March 14th

     * 4:50 From Paddington by Agatha Christie – April 11th

     * The Lost Man by Jane Harper – May 9th 

     * The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley – June 13th 

     * Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt – July 11th

     * What Happened to the Bennetts by Lisa Scottoline – August 8th       



Next Chapter Book Club

This book club is designed for those with intellectual & developmental disabililtes and those who support them. They meet every Wednesday at 2:30 pm via Zoom. For more information see the Next Chapter Book Club website or contact Monica Caruso at [email protected]

Watauga Literacy Association

The Watauga Literacy Association is a non-profit volunteer organization whose purpose is to promote basic literacy skills. Our volunteer tutors are matched with adult learners in a responsive, flexible and appropriately challenging learning environment. If interested in volunteering or participating as a student, or for more information contact the Watauga County Public Library at 828-264-8784, X 4 and ask for Monica.


North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

The North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NCLBPH) is a special public library that circulates books and magazines especially made for persons who cannot use regular printed material because of a visual or physical disability.