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COVID-19 Watauga County Public Library: How to Get a Library Card

Touchless Library Card Application


Watauga County Public Library

We encourage those wanting a library card to fill out our online form located in the lower left corner of our “Search Catalog” page.

The URL to request a library card is:

Please email an image of your photo ID to

You will be notified with your card number and pin number via email. 

Please allow at least 48 hours. 


Tips On Logging In

When you enter your library card number, put in the whole thing with no spaces

Your pin number is that last 4 digits of the phone number on file with us

If you are having trouble, we probably need to re-set your pin number.

Call 828 264 8784 and use extension 1 for Circulation or extension 2 for Adult Services.