Events Calendar

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Victoria Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required when noted.

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Wednesday, Jan. 1, CLOSED
Victoria Public Library
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Toddler Time
9:30 AM
 Toddler Time
Thursday, Jan. 2, 9:30 AMToddler Time
Victoria Public Library
For walkers up to age 3 with a parent or caregiver. Stories, repetitive songs, finger plays, and activities to encourage early language development and social skills. Toddler Time lasts about 30 minutes and is followed by 15 minutes of free play. Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (3...read more
Family Time
10:30 AM
 Family Time
Thursday, Jan. 2, 10:30 AMFamily Time
Victoria Public Library
For 4 to 5 year olds. Children participate in stories, music, and games that encourage language and social development. Story Time lasts about 30 minutes, followed by 15 minutes of free play. Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (361) 485-3302. 
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Coast Writers
11 AM
 Coast Writers
Saturday, Jan. 4, 11 AMCoast Writers
Victoria Public Library
Coast Writers is a group of adults young and old, for all levels of writers.We come together to share manuscripts and exchange feedback, participate in writing exercise, discuss our writing process, and exchange information on writing craft and market information.Wherever you are in your w...read more
Teen Craft: Remember-lutions Jar
3 - 4 PM
Teen Craft: Remember-lutions Jar
Saturday, Jan. 4, 3 - 4 PMTeen Craft: Remember
Victoria Public Library
Forget resolutions. Instead, we are striving to remember the best parts of our year!At this event, you will decorate + totally personalize your jar. Then, you'll keep this where you can see it every day. Every time something happens that you are proud of—big or small—write it down an...read more
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Baby Time
9:30 AM
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 9:30 AMBaby Time
Victoria Public Library
Baby Time is for the enjoyment of infants and toddlers up to the age of 2. Lots of lap play, songs, flannel boards and interactive reading are used to engage babies and caregivers and aid in development. For more information please call (361) 485-3302. 
Baby Time
10:30 AM
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 10:30 AMBaby Time
Victoria Public Library
Baby Time is for the enjoyment of infants and toddlers up to the age of 2. Lots of lap play, songs, flannel boards and interactive reading are used to engage babies and caregivers and aid in development. For more information please call (361) 485-3302. 
Spinning Yarns
5 PM
 Spinning Yarns
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 5 PMSpinning Yarns
Victoria Public Library
Come unwind with us! Join our yarn craft group to learn new tricks and techniques, help each other through difficult parts of patterns, or just come share your purls of wisdom with fellow Crafters. Knitters, Crocheters, and yarn crafters of all experience levels welcome! Please bring ...read more
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Toddler Time
9:30 AM
 Toddler Time
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 9:30 AMToddler Time
Victoria Public Library
For walkers up to age 3 with a parent or caregiver. Stories, repetitive songs, finger plays, and activities to encourage early language development and social skills. Toddler Time lasts about 30 minutes and is followed by 15 minutes of free play. Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (3...read more
Toddler Time
10:30 AM
 Toddler Time
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 10:30 AMToddler Time
Victoria Public Library
For walkers up to age 3 with a parent or caregiver. Stories, repetitive songs, finger plays, and activities to encourage early language development and social skills. Toddler Time lasts about 30 minutes and is followed by 15 minutes of free play. Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (3...read more
Brown Bag Book Club
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Brown Bag Book Club
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.Brown Bag Book Club
Victoria Public Library
The first Wednesday of each month, bring your lunch to the library and discuss the book of the month! This is a free event held in the Bronte Room.May 1st - A Touch Of Stardust by Kate AlcottJune 5th - Hotel On The Corner Of Bitter And Sweet by Jamie FordJuly - (BREAK) No Meeting This MonthAugu...read more
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Warm & Fuzzy Playtime
10 - 11:30 AM
 Warm & Fuzzy Playtime
Thursday, Jan. 9, 10 - 11:30 AMWarm & Fuzzy Playtim
Victoria Public Library
Winter weather got you down? Combat the cold with our Warm and Fuzzy Playtime!Visit with our friends, Raisin’ Llamas, and discover why llamas are so warm during the winter.When you’re done, retreat inside for a cup of hot cocoa and a fun llama craft.This event is suitable for ages 6 and ...read more
Get Lit
6 PM
 Get Lit
Thursday, Jan. 9, 6 PMGet Lit
Moonshine Drinkery, 103 W Santa Rosa St
The Library's Young Adult Book Club for Not-So-Young Adults.Meet monthly with fellow YA lovers to get lit...erary! While the library can provide the books, your drinks are on you. We meet the second Thursday of every month starting January 9th, at Moonshine Drinkery, 103 W Santa Rosa St.Let'...read more
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Baby Time
9:30 AM
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 9:30 AMBaby Time
Victoria Public Library
Baby Time is for the enjoyment of infants and toddlers up to the age of 2. Lots of lap play, songs, flannel boards and interactive reading are used to engage babies and caregivers and aid in development. For more information please call (361) 485-3302. 
Baby Time
10:30 AM
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 10:30 AMBaby Time
Victoria Public Library
Baby Time is for the enjoyment of infants and toddlers up to the age of 2. Lots of lap play, songs, flannel boards and interactive reading are used to engage babies and caregivers and aid in development. For more information please call (361) 485-3302. 
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Toddler Time
9:30 AM
 Toddler Time
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 9:30 AMToddler Time
Victoria Public Library
For walkers up to age 3 with a parent or caregiver. Stories, repetitive songs, finger plays, and activities to encourage early language development and social skills. Toddler Time lasts about 30 minutes and is followed by 15 minutes of free play. Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (3...read more
Toddler Time
10:30 AM
 Toddler Time
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 10:30 AMToddler Time
Victoria Public Library
For walkers up to age 3 with a parent or caregiver. Stories, repetitive songs, finger plays, and activities to encourage early language development and social skills. Toddler Time lasts about 30 minutes and is followed by 15 minutes of free play. Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (3...read more
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Toddler Time
9:30 AM
 Toddler Time
Thursday, Jan. 16, 9:30 AMToddler Time
Victoria Public Library
For walkers up to age 3 with a parent or caregiver. Stories, repetitive songs, finger plays, and activities to encourage early language development and social skills. Toddler Time lasts about 30 minutes and is followed by 15 minutes of free play. Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (3...read more
Family Time
10:30 AM
 Family Time
Thursday, Jan. 16, 10:30 AMFamily Time
Victoria Public Library
For 4 to 5 year olds. Children participate in stories, music, and games that encourage language and social development. Story Time lasts about 30 minutes, followed by 15 minutes of free play. Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (361) 485-3302. 
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Coast Writers
11 AM
 Coast Writers
Saturday, Jan. 18, 11 AMCoast Writers
Victoria Public Library
Coast Writers is a group of adults young and old, for all levels of writers.We come together to share manuscripts and exchange feedback, participate in writing exercise, discuss our writing process, and exchange information on writing craft and market information.Wherever you are in your w...read more
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Friends of the Library BOOK SALE: Pre-Sale
2:00 - 4:00 PM
Friends of the Library BOOK SALE: Pre-Sale
Sunday, Jan. 19, 2:00 - 4:00 PMFriends of the Libra
Victoria Public Library
Pre-Sale is only open to Friends of the Library Members.To learn more about supporting your library by becoming a member, visit http://victoriatx.org/departments/library/about-the-library/friends-of-the-library
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Closing Early
 Closing Early
Monday, Jan. 20, Closing Early
Victoria Public Library
The Library will close @ 5:00 pm on Monday, January 20th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Friends of the Library BOOK SALE
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friends of the Library BOOK SALE
Monday, Jan. 20, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PMFriends of the Libra
Victoria Public Library
A few special weeks out of every year the Friends of the Library hosts a Book Sale in the Bronte Room, with proceeds going toward programs at the library!You will find a varied selection of gently used books of all genres, as well as audiobooks, CDs and DVDs for all ages.
Do You Want to Build a Snowman?
9:00 - 5:00 PM
 Do You Want to Build a Snowman?
Monday, Jan. 20, 9:00 - 5:00 PMDo You Want to Build
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Winter is coming to an end and Frosty has lost the items that make him a magical snow man around the library. Help the librarians find the pieces so that Frosty can come alive once more!This free event is open to children of all ages.
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Friends of the Library BOOK SALE
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friends of the Library BOOK SALE
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 9:00 AM - 8:00 PMFriends of the Libra
Victoria Public Library
A few special weeks out of every year the Friends of the Library hosts a Book Sale in the Bronte Room, with proceeds going toward programs at the library!You will find a varied selection of gently used books of all genres, as well as audiobooks, CDs and DVDs for all ages.
Do You Want to Build a Snowman?
9:00 - 8:00 PM
 Do You Want to Build a Snowman?
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 9:00 - 8:00 PMDo You Want to Build
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Winter is coming to an end and Frosty has lost the items that make him a magical snow man around the library. Help the librarians find the pieces so that Frosty can come alive once more!This free event is open to children of all ages.
Baby Time
9:30 AM
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 9:30 AMBaby Time
Victoria Public Library
Baby Time is for the enjoyment of infants and toddlers up to the age of 2. Lots of lap play, songs, flannel boards and interactive reading are used to engage babies and caregivers and aid in development. For more information please call (361) 485-3302. 
Baby Time
10:30 AM
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 10:30 AMBaby Time
Victoria Public Library
Baby Time is for the enjoyment of infants and toddlers up to the age of 2. Lots of lap play, songs, flannel boards and interactive reading are used to engage babies and caregivers and aid in development. For more information please call (361) 485-3302. 
Walking Book Club
12:00 pm
 Walking Book Club
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 12:00 pmWalking Book Club
Victoria Public Library
The Library's Walking Book Club will meet monthly and walk through Downtown Victoria as staff members lead discussion. All walking levels are welcome. Join us every third Tuesday of the month. This event starts in the Bronte Room at 12:00 pm. Call or stop by the Information Desk to Interlib...read more
Spinning Yarns
5 PM
 Spinning Yarns
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 5 PMSpinning Yarns
Victoria Public Library
Come unwind with us! Join our yarn craft group to learn new tricks and techniques, help each other through difficult parts of patterns, or just come share your purls of wisdom with fellow Crafters. Knitters, Crocheters, and yarn crafters of all experience levels welcome! Please bring ...read more
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Friends of the Library BOOK SALE
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friends of the Library BOOK SALE
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 9:00 AM - 8:00 PMFriends of the Libra
Victoria Public Library
A few special weeks out of every year the Friends of the Library hosts a Book Sale in the Bronte Room, with proceeds going toward programs at the library!You will find a varied selection of gently used books of all genres, as well as audiobooks, CDs and DVDs for all ages.
Do You Want to Build a Snowman?
9:00 - 8:00 PM
 Do You Want to Build a Snowman?
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 9:00 - 8:00 PMDo You Want to Build
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Winter is coming to an end and Frosty has lost the items that make him a magical snow man around the library. Help the librarians find the pieces so that Frosty can come alive once more!This free event is open to children of all ages.
Toddler Time
9:30 AM
 Toddler Time
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 9:30 AMToddler Time
Victoria Public Library
For walkers up to age 3 with a parent or caregiver. Stories, repetitive songs, finger plays, and activities to encourage early language development and social skills. Toddler Time lasts about 30 minutes and is followed by 15 minutes of free play. Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (3...read more
Toddler Time
10:30 AM
 Toddler Time
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 10:30 AMToddler Time
Victoria Public Library
For walkers up to age 3 with a parent or caregiver. Stories, repetitive songs, finger plays, and activities to encourage early language development and social skills. Toddler Time lasts about 30 minutes and is followed by 15 minutes of free play. Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (3...read more
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Friends of the Library BOOK SALE
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friends of the Library BOOK SALE
Thursday, Jan. 23, 9:00 AM - 8:00 PMFriends of the Libra
Victoria Public Library
A few special weeks out of every year the Friends of the Library hosts a Book Sale in the Bronte Room, with proceeds going toward programs at the library!You will find a varied selection of gently used books of all genres, as well as audiobooks, CDs and DVDs for all ages.
Do You Want to Build a Snowman?
9:00 - 8:00 PM
 Do You Want to Build a Snowman?
Thursday, Jan. 23, 9:00 - 8:00 PMDo You Want to Build
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Winter is coming to an end and Frosty has lost the items that make him a magical snow man around the library. Help the librarians find the pieces so that Frosty can come alive once more!This free event is open to children of all ages.
Toddler Time
9:30 AM
 Toddler Time
Thursday, Jan. 23, 9:30 AMToddler Time
Victoria Public Library
For walkers up to age 3 with a parent or caregiver. Stories, repetitive songs, finger plays, and activities to encourage early language development and social skills. Toddler Time lasts about 30 minutes and is followed by 15 minutes of free play. Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (3...read more
Family Time
10:30 AM
 Family Time
Thursday, Jan. 23, 10:30 AMFamily Time
Victoria Public Library
For 4 to 5 year olds. Children participate in stories, music, and games that encourage language and social development. Story Time lasts about 30 minutes, followed by 15 minutes of free play. Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (361) 485-3302. 
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Friends of the Library BOOK SALE
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friends of the Library BOOK SALE
Friday, Jan. 24, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PMFriends of the Libra
Victoria Public Library
A few special weeks out of every year the Friends of the Library hosts a Book Sale in the Bronte Room, with proceeds going toward programs at the library!You will find a varied selection of gently used books of all genres, as well as audiobooks, CDs and DVDs for all ages.
Do You Want to Build a Snowman?
9:00 - 5:30 PM
 Do You Want to Build a Snowman?
Friday, Jan. 24, 9:00 - 5:30 PMDo You Want to Build
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Winter is coming to an end and Frosty has lost the items that make him a magical snow man around the library. Help the librarians find the pieces so that Frosty can come alive once more!This free event is open to children of all ages.
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Friends of the Library BOOK SALE
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Friends of the Library BOOK SALE
Saturday, Jan. 25, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMFriends of the Libra
Victoria Public Library
A few special weeks out of every year the Friends of the Library hosts a Book Sale in the Bronte Room, with proceeds going toward programs at the library!You will find a varied selection of gently used books of all genres, as well as audiobooks, CDs and DVDs for all ages.
VPL’s First Teen Podcast
3 - 4:30 PM
 VPL’s First Teen Podcast
Saturday, Jan. 25, 3 - 4:30 PMVPL’s First Te
Victoria Public Library
What is a podcast?A podcast is a cross between a radio show and an audiobook. Each episode is typically between 30-90 minutes, centering around one topic and sometimes features guest interviews.Podcasts are streamed online or downloaded with apps like Spotify or Podbean.Why a podcast?I am so excited...read more
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Baby Time
9:30 AM
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 9:30 AMBaby Time
Victoria Public Library
Baby Time is for the enjoyment of infants and toddlers up to the age of 2. Lots of lap play, songs, flannel boards and interactive reading are used to engage babies and caregivers and aid in development. For more information please call (361) 485-3302. 
Baby Time
10:30 AM
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 10:30 AMBaby Time
Victoria Public Library
Baby Time is for the enjoyment of infants and toddlers up to the age of 2. Lots of lap play, songs, flannel boards and interactive reading are used to engage babies and caregivers and aid in development. For more information please call (361) 485-3302. 
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Toddler Time
9:30 AM
 Toddler Time
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 9:30 AMToddler Time
Victoria Public Library
For walkers up to age 3 with a parent or caregiver. Stories, repetitive songs, finger plays, and activities to encourage early language development and social skills. Toddler Time lasts about 30 minutes and is followed by 15 minutes of free play. Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (3...read more
Toddler Time
10:30 AM
 Toddler Time
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 10:30 AMToddler Time
Victoria Public Library
For walkers up to age 3 with a parent or caregiver. Stories, repetitive songs, finger plays, and activities to encourage early language development and social skills. Toddler Time lasts about 30 minutes and is followed by 15 minutes of free play. Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (3...read more
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Toddler Time
9:30 AM
 Toddler Time
Thursday, Jan. 30, 9:30 AMToddler Time
Victoria Public Library
For walkers up to age 3 with a parent or caregiver. Stories, repetitive songs, finger plays, and activities to encourage early language development and social skills. Toddler Time lasts about 30 minutes and is followed by 15 minutes of free play. Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (3...read more
Family Time
10:30 AM
 Family Time
Thursday, Jan. 30, 10:30 AMFamily Time
Victoria Public Library
For 4 to 5 year olds. Children participate in stories, music, and games that encourage language and social development. Story Time lasts about 30 minutes, followed by 15 minutes of free play. Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (361) 485-3302. 
Game On
5:30 PM
 Game On
Thursday, Jan. 30, 5:30 PMGame On
Victoria Public Library
Every last Thursday of the month, VPL is hosting a board game night for adults, ages 18+. Come to our fun, beginner friendly game night where you’ll cheer, groan, and laugh over a sheet of cardboard and a bunch of shiny dice. We have assorted new and classic games to choose from.
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