• Hardin Park Media Center


    Spring Book Fair

    The Scholastic Book Fair will be here April 20th - 30th. We look forward to seeing you there!

    Tuesday, April 20th 7:30-2:30 (Students Only)

    Wednesday, April 21st 9:00-12:00 (Family Shopping)

    Thursday, April 22nd 7:30-2:30 (Students Only) & 2:30-6:00 (Family Shopping)

    Friday, April 23rd 7:30-2:30 (Students Only)

    Monday, April 26th 7:30-2:30 (Students Only)

    Tuesday, April 27th 7:30-2:30 (Students Only)

    Wednesday, April 28th 9:00-12:00 (Family Shopping)

    Thursday, April 29th 7:30-2:30 (Students Only)

    Friday, April 30th 7:30-2:30 (Students Only)

    Remote Learning Book Checkout

    We are pleased to provide book checkout for all remote learning and Watauga Virtual Academy students.

    How to checkout a book:

    • Search for new books using Destiny - Library Catalog Search
      • Find books using the "Search" bar
      • Search for specific books using a title or an author
        • (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Jeff Kinney)
      • Search for more general subjects using a keyword
        • (comics, dogs, history, etc.)
      • Once you see a book you want, make sure it is available
        • If you see a red "out" above the book, it isn't available for now
      • If it is available, request this book

    How to request books:

    • Click this FORM to request books

    How to get your books:

    • During the scheduled pickup and dropoff times books can be returned and new books will be available if you have requested them
      • Mondays 7:00AM - 4:00PM
      • Thursdays 7:00AM - 4:00PM

    Book checkout rules:

    • Students may have up to 3 books checked out at a time
    • In order to continue getting new books, please turn in your old books in a timely manner
    • Please pick up requested books within 7 days.
    • Take care of your books!  If a book ruined or lost while checked out to you, you will need to pay for a replacement

    Please contact the media center with any questions:

    Call the front office at 828-264-8481 (7:00am - 4:00pm) and ask for the media center or email hpmediacenter@wataugaschools.org 

    Online Reading Opportunities

    Watauga County Public Library

    All students have access to the ebook collection.  Click HERE for more information!


    Parents or Teachers can create accounts for students.  Click HERE for more information!


    Click HERE for free audio books available from Audible during this time!

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