Youth and Families

Bilingual Story Time

Time: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Dates: First Thursday of October through May

Join us for a very special Story Time for children ages 6 to 10. Mrs. Paola Baucom will share stories with us in Spanish and English from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. through May, on the first Thursday. Non-Spanish speakers can use the program to help them learn Spanish in a fun way. The program will also help Spanish speakers connect with their heritage. The bilingual story time takes the summer off!

Chess Club

Time: Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

For youth 18 and under. All skill levels are welcome. Instructions from teen volunteers.

Homework Help Center

Time: Tuesdays, 3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.; Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (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 817.514.5865 or 5863 for more information.
Volunteers aged 16 to adult, especial 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 Volunteer Coordinator at 817.514.5863, or stop by the Library. You can make a difference!

Pokemon League

Time: Mondays, 6 p.m. to 7:50 p.m.

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.


Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Regular Storytime are scheduled for Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Toddlers (ages 18-36 months) meet from 10 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Preschoolers (ages 3-6 years) gather from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

WizArt Club 

Time: Third Friday of the Month, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The WizArt Club is a volunteer group of students from the Art Wheel Studio located in Keller, TX. They will offer free art classes at the Watauga Public Library the third Friday of each month (October through May) to children 5 to 12 years of age. You must pre-register at the Youth Desk at the beginning of each month. Space is limited to 25 students. Supplies are provided for each project.


Time: Fridays, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

For youth 18 and under. All skill levels are welcome. Instructions from teen volunteers.