Appalachian Regional Library will be closed on Friday, December 9 for staff training.

The FRIENDS of  Western Watauga Branch Library is a separate group from the Watauga County Public Library Friends. Both groups are non-profit organizations dedicated to supporting the work of the Watauga County Library System. Friends work to promote awareness of library resources, raise funds for special programming, and advocate on behalf of library interests.

Donate to the Friends of the Library through AmazonSmile!

You may support the Friends of the Library when you make purchases from via the AmazonSmile program. In order to browse or shop at AmazonSmile, customers must first select a charitable organization.  For eligible purchases, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the customer's selected charitable organization. Visit AmazonSmile to register. Under Charitable organiztions search for: Friends of Western Watauga Branch Library.

Join the Friends of Western Watauga Branch Library - Application

Friends Support:

  • Summer Reading Program
  • Silver E-Read Project
  • Staff Development
  • Collection Development
  • National Library Week
  • North Carolina Library Association
  • Visiting Authors
  • Need to clean out your old books?   Friends group needs your donations for our on going Book Sale! Can drop off at the Branch Library! Donations are tax deductible!