Watauga County Library Happenings in February!

While the weather outside may be frightful, it is quite delightful inside the Watauga Country Library this month.

There are different story times each week. Pick which time is right for your family:

Family Story Time: Every day at 11:00 am

Join in for a joyful celebration of children and their literature on the story steps. Stories, songs, rhymes and crafts are designed for ages 2 to 6.

Baby Lap Time: Every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 am

For the youngest readers, an emphasis on fun and early literacy skills based around pictures, letters and rhymes. Recommended for ages 2 and under.

Alphabet Ready By 5: Mondays at 11 AM

For children working on their letters and sounds, we are starting a new storytime. This program is designed around a single letter of the alphabet, and focuses on pre-reading and early literacy skills while keeping kids entertained! Join us each Monday at 11 AM to celebrate a different letter!

Watauga County Library


Here are events that are special this month:

  1. Elementary Book Club
    Tuesday, February 9th at 4:00 PMElementary BOB Book Club is our book club for fourth and fifth graders. The club meets every month to discuss book selections, enjoy snacks and engage in fun activities. This month’s book is Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt.


    Wednesday, February 10th at 3:30 pmLEGO Club meets at 3:30 pm on the first Wednesday of every month, so that children can create and play together (LEGO comes from the Danish phrase leg godt, meaning ”play well”). Kids are encouraged to bring their imagination to life, one block at a time. We also have a selection of LEGOs in the kids section, always available for play.


  3. Valentine Party
    Thursday, February 11th at 4:00 PMCome on by the library to have some fun and get an early start on Valentine’s Day! We will have Chocolate Bingo, snacks, crafts and more at the library. All ages are welcome.


  4. Scavenger Hunt
    Every month!Bring your child by the library to do the¬†Monthly Scavenger Hunt. February’s hunt will have you searching the children’s section of the library for valentine cards, each containing a First Lady! Find them all and claim a prize at the youth services desk. Each month the scavenger hunt aims to educate children about the theme of the month, while getting families to explore the library together.