Youth and Families

Academic Assistance

Homework Help Center ( Temporarily Unavailable) 

Tuesdays,  3:30pm - 5:30pm and Thursdays, 5:30pm to 7:30pm (During the School Year) 

The Homework Help Center is open during the school year, and offers help with homework at no charge to students in grades 1-6, with a parent's registration. Call 817.514.5866 for more information.

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers aged 16 to adult, especially bilingual in English/Spanish, English/Vietnamese, or English/Laotian, are needed for the Homework Help Center. If you are interested in volunteering, please call the Youth Service desk at 817.514.5866, or stop by the Library. You can make a difference!

Story Times

Children's Story Time

Time: Tuesdays and Wednesdays (Year-round)

Toddler (ages 18-36 months) Story Time: 10:00am to 10:30am
Preschoolers (ages 3-6 years) Story Time: 11:00am to 11:30am

Join the Watauga Public Library for our famous Story Time, where we build early literacy skills and school readiness with fun stories, silly songs, and bubbles! Story Time encourages a lifelong love of reading.

​Bilingual Story Time 

​Time: First Monday of each month, 5:00pm to 6:00pm 

Join us for a special time of stories in both Spanish and English, along with fun crafts.

​Mother Goose: Baby Story Time

​Time: Fridays, 10:00am to 11:00am  (Year-round)

Mother Goose Story Time uses a variety of nursery rhymes, songs and instruments to foster your baby's development while providing an opportunity to discuss common concerns with other parents. The age requirement for Mother Goose Story Time are pre-walkers.

Toddler Time at the Chick-fil-A in Watauga ( Temporarily Unavailable)
Time: First Friday of each month, 10:00am ()

Join the Watauga Public Library for a Chick-fil-A breakfast, a short story time and a craft.

Family Story Time ( Seasonal, Only in Summer)
Time: First Saturday of each month, 2:00pm to 3:00pm (Seasonal, Summer) 

Join us the first Saturday of the month for fun books, rhymes, and songs for the whole family.


Pokémon League 

Time: Second and Fourth Mondays, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Bring a starter pack of Pokémon cards and join Pokémon enthusiasts at the Library. Volunteers are able to help beginners. All ages and skill levels welcome. For more information, please contact the Youth Desk at 817.514.5866.

​Independent Education Club

​Time: Thursdays, 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Have a hunger for learning? Join this club for some educational games and activates, along with general-concept learning. Grades K- 6th 

Anime Plus Club
Time: Third Monday of each month, 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us the third Monday of the month as we get an experience of Japanese culture that goes beyond anime! Ages 12-17. For more information, please contact the Youth Desk at 817.514.5866.

Pop -Up Game Hour

Time: Wednesdays, 4:30pm to 5:50pm

Stop by the library with a group of friends to enjoy self led games. Ask at the youth desk for games from chess to so much more! Ages: 7-17. All skill levels are welcome. For more information, please contact the Youth Desk at 817.514.5866.

​Crafts-N- Creations Club

​Time: First and Third Tuesdays of each month, 4:30pm to 5:30pm (October - May)

Crafts-N-Creations is a fun club for the young crafters and the young creators. The first Tuesdays of the month are for the elementary grades: 1st -5th and the third Tuesdays are for middle school grades: 6th-8th
Spaces are limited to10 per class - first come, first served.

Yu-Gi-Oh!  Club

Time: Fridays, 3:45pm to 5:45pm

Bring your deck, it's time to duel!  For ages 17 and under. Teen volunteers are able to help beginners. All skill levels are welcome. For more information, please contact the Youth Desk at 817.514.5866.