Youth and Families

Academic Assistance

Homework Help Center

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!

Hermes, the Reading Therapy Dog

Time: Every Monday, 4:30pm to 5:30pm (Year-round)

Hermes and his trainer, Mindy Yates, will join us Every Monday for a special reading time.  Children can select a book and read to Hermes for 10 to 15 minutes.  He loves children and all kinds of stories! No registration required.

Story Times

Children's Story Time

Time: Tuesdays and Wednesdays (Year-round)

Toddler (ages 18-36 months) Story Time: 10:00am to 10:15am
Preschoolers (ages 3-6 years) Story Time: 10:30am to 11:00am

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 Friday of each month, 4:00pm to 5:00pm (September - May)

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

​Mother Goose Story Time

​Time: Fridays, 11:00am to 12:00pm  (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
Time: First Friday of each month, 10:00am (Year-round)

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

Family Story Time
Time: First Saturday of each month, 2:00pm to 3:00pm (Year-round) 

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


Pokemon League

Time: Mondays, 6:00pm to 7:50pm

Bring a starter pack of Pokemon cards and join Pokemon 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.

​Teen Game Night

​Time: Last Monday of each month, 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Test your friendship the last Monday of the month as you and your friend enjoy a night of playing games!

Teen Random Fandom Club
Time: Second Tuesday of each month, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Join us the second Tuesday of the month as we explore different fandoms from music to your favorite shows.

Chess Club 

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

Learn the age-old game of strategy and patience. For ages 18 and under. Teen volunteers are available to help beginners.
All skill levels are welcome. For more information, please contact the Youth Desk at 817.514.5866.


​Time: Third Friday of each month, 4:30pm to 5:30pm (September - May)

WizArt is a volunteer group of art students from Art Wheel Studio located in Roanoke, Tx. They will be offering free art classes on the third Friday of each month to children 5-12 years of age. All supplies will be provided.
Spaces are limited to 25 per class - first come, first served.

Yu-Gi-Oh!  Club

Time: Fridays, 4:00pm to 5:50pm

Bring your deck, it's time to duel! For ages 18 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.