Tweens & Teens
Think youth services is just kid stuff? Think again! Watauga County Library offers many programs for tweens and teens, as well as a teen space complete with board games, magazines, magnetic poetry, graphic novels, a Playstation 4, and computers to play Minecraft (err, do homework).
Elementary BOB (Battle of the Books) Book Club
3rd Tuesday of the Month at 4 p.m.
Elementary Book Club is a group for elementary school students, who meet every month to discuss books on the Battle of the Books reading list, enjoy snacks, and other engage in fun activities together. For more information call Lisa at 828 264-8784.
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, orgainizing 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.
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
As digital natives, teens have grown used to the online word but do they know enough to protect themselves? Focus will be on identity theft and online fraud: identifying common scams and learning to protect yourself, online and in real life (IRL). Needing to save up for college, a car, or that next big purchase? Want to learn how to establish good credit, or just find out what credit is? Check out our Smart Investing guide! Click the Smart Investing Logo to begin exploring the games and resources we have available to help save you money.