All libraries in the Appalachian Regional Library system are closed to the public and public services staff until further notice. More information about services that are available are posted on each library’s page (see tabs below). Curbside pick-up has been cancelled through the end of April. Check your local library's website, Facebook page, or give them a call and leave a message for additional information. Please stay safe and well!
Tweens & Teens
2020-2021 High School Battle of the Books
With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo
Recursion by Blake Crouch
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle * Signet Classic paperback copyright 2001
Washington Black by EsiEdugyan
Let Me Hear a Rhyme by Tiffany D. Jackson
Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
Darius theGreat is Not Okay by Adib Khorram
The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee
The Novice by Taran Matharu
Circe by Madeline Miller
There There by Tommy Orange
Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay
They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me by Mariko Tamaki * Entire content and illustrations
Educated by Tara Westover
Volunteer at Library
You can make a difference in the quality of library services in your community by sharing your time and talent. Whether shelving books one morning a week, organizing the shelves, or preparing crafts for a children’s story time, volunteers are essential to making the Watauga County Library a great place to be. For more information please call 828 264 8784 ext 3.
If you are interested in volunteering, please read the volunteer policy then complete the volunteer application and return it to Watauga Library’s Youth Services Desk. Volunteers under the age of 18 must provide a parent’s signature on the application form. If you would like further information, contact Judith at 828 264-8784 ext 3.
Free Driver Education Test
Soon-to-be driver in the family? Try the free online DMV permit practice tests: driving-tests.org.
Someone in the family need homework help? Check out Learning Express Library for help with Math, English, and more!
Smart Investing for Teens