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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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Baby Time
9:30 AM
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Dec. 3, 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, Dec. 3, 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. 
Annual Gingerbread House Workshop
3 PM - 7 PM
Annual Gingerbread House Workshop
Tuesday, Dec. 3, 3 PM - 7 PMAnnual Gingerbread H
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
It’s that time of year again! Supplies are provided to make your very own gingerbread house, just bring your creative ideas and holiday cheer.Plan about 45 minutes to complete your house. Feel free to come any time within the 4 hour workshop. This event is FREE and open to families with c...read more
Spinning Yarns
5:00 pm
 Spinning Yarns
Tuesday, Dec. 3, 5:00 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, Dec. 4, 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, Dec. 4, 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, Dec. 4, 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.January 8th - Black Wind by Clive CusslerFebruary 5th - The Gown by Jennifer RobsonMarch 4th - Those Who Save Us by Jenna BlumApril 1st - Love and Ruin b...read more
NaNoWriMo - Thank Goodness It’s Over Party
6 PM
NaNoWriMo - Thank Goodness It’s Over Party
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 6 PMNaNoWriMo - Thank Go
Victoria Public Library
National Novel Writing Month, NaNoWriMo, (pronounced Na-Noh-RYE-Moh) is an annual event in November—it encourages writers to complete a 50,000-word manuscript in just a month! It is an opportunity to stretch your writing capacity while fostering your creativity. For more information ...read more
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Toddler Time
9:30 AM
 Toddler Time
Thursday, Dec. 5, 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, Dec. 5, 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. 
Community Book Read
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Community Book Read
Thursday, Dec. 5, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.Community Book Read
Victoria Public Library - Bronte Room
Join Center for Peace Victoria, Victoria Angela Project and the Victoria Public Library to Read Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson. We will meet the following dates: September 5, 26, October 3, 17, November 7, 14, and December 5, 12. Bring a sack lunch and join us for the introductory meeting!
Annual Gingerbread House Workshop
3 PM - 7 PM
Annual Gingerbread House Workshop
Thursday, Dec. 5, 3 PM - 7 PMAnnual Gingerbread H
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
It’s that time of year again! Supplies are provided to make your very own gingerbread house, just bring your creative ideas and holiday cheer.Plan about 45 minutes to complete your house. Feel free to come any time within the 4 hour workshop. This event is FREE and open to families with c...read more
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Baby Time
9:30 AM
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 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, Dec. 10, 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, Dec. 11, 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, Dec. 11, 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, Dec. 12, 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, Dec. 12, 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. 
Community Book Read
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Community Book Read
Thursday, Dec. 12, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.Community Book Read
Victoria Public Library - Bronte Room
Join Center for Peace Victoria, Victoria Angela Project and the Victoria Public Library to Read Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson. We will meet the following dates: September 5, 26, October 3, 17, November 7, 14, and December 5, 12. Bring a sack lunch and join us for the introductory meeting!
Coastal Bend Beekeepers Association
6:00 pm
Coastal Bend Beekeepers Association
Thursday, Dec. 12, 6:00 pmCoastal Bend Beekeep
Victoria Public Library - Bronte Room
Coastal Bend Beekeepers Association is hosting a monthly presentation and workshop over beekeeping here at the Victoria Public Library. Meetings are free to the public and are kid friendly. Coastal Bend Beekeepers Assn is an equally opportunity provider of education to our community.This month's...read more
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Baby Time
9:30 AM
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Dec. 17, 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, Dec. 17, 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, Dec. 17, 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
5:00 pm
 Spinning Yarns
Tuesday, Dec. 17, 5:00 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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Elf on the Shelf @ the Library
9:00 - 8:00 PM
 Elf on the Shelf @ the Library
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 9:00 - 8:00 PMElf on the Shelf @ t
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
That sweet little Elf is up and moving around in the library. Come in each day to find his location for a chance to win a stocking full of toys and goodies!Only one chance to enter per day. This event is free and is open to children and families.
Toddler Time
9:30 AM
 Toddler Time
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 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, Dec. 18, 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
Bronte Sewing Bee
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
 Bronte Sewing Bee
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmBronte Sewing Bee
Bronte Room
Attention sewers and quilters! The Quilt Guild of Greater Victoria is sponsoring a free sewing and quilting bee. Come gather to create items for the community and personal creations. Share your ideas, learn new techniques, and make friends with fellow crafters.Novices and experienced sewers welcome....read more
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Elf on the Shelf @ the Library
9:00 - 8:00 PM
 Elf on the Shelf @ the Library
Thursday, Dec. 19, 9:00 - 8:00 PMElf on the Shelf @ t
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
That sweet little Elf is up and moving around in the library. Come in each day to find his location for a chance to win a stocking full of toys and goodies!Only one chance to enter per day. This event is free and is open to children and families.
Toddler Time
9:30 AM
 Toddler Time
Thursday, Dec. 19, 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, Dec. 19, 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. 
Star Wars Night
6 PM
 Star Wars Night
Thursday, Dec. 19, 6 PMStar Wars Night
Victoria Public Library
A long time ago, in a library far, far away…Celebrate the end of the Skywalker Saga with Victoria Public Library! Test your knowledge against other super fans with Star Wars Trivia, make your own Star Wars ornament, and win cool prizes. For adults, 18+ and will be held in the Bronte Room star...read more
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Elf on the Shelf @ the Library
9:00 - 5:30 PM
 Elf on the Shelf @ the Library
Friday, Dec. 20, 9:00 - 5:30 PMElf on the Shelf @ t
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
That sweet little Elf is up and moving around in the library. Come in each day to find his location for a chance to win a stocking full of toys and goodies!Only one chance to enter per day. This event is free and is open to children and families.
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Elf on the Shelf @ the Library
9:00 - 5:00 PM
 Elf on the Shelf @ the Library
Saturday, Dec. 21, 9:00 - 5:00 PMElf on the Shelf @ t
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
That sweet little Elf is up and moving around in the library. Come in each day to find his location for a chance to win a stocking full of toys and goodies!Only one chance to enter per day. This event is free and is open to children and families.
Minute to Win It: Teen Winter Games
3 - 4:30 PM
Minute to Win It: Teen Winter Games
Saturday, Dec. 21, 3 - 4:30 PMMinute to Win It: Te
Victoria Public Library
Beat-the-clock games with a holiday twist. Bring your friends to see who gets bragging rights for the rest of the year!This event is geared towards ages 12 and up.No need to sign up, you'll choose your faction when you arrive. All supplies provided; Hot cocoa + snacks and PRIZES. 
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Elf on the Shelf @ the Library
9:00 - 8:00 PM
 Elf on the Shelf @ the Library
Monday, Dec. 23, 9:00 - 8:00 PMElf on the Shelf @ t
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
That sweet little Elf is up and moving around in the library. Come in each day to find his location for a chance to win a stocking full of toys and goodies!Only one chance to enter per day. This event is free and is open to children and families.
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CLOSED
 CLOSED
Tuesday, Dec. 24CLOSED
Victoria Public Library
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CLOSED
 CLOSED
Wednesday, Dec. 25CLOSED
Victoria Public Library
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Elf on the Shelf @ the Library
9:00 - 8:00 PM
 Elf on the Shelf @ the Library
Thursday, Dec. 26, 9:00 - 8:00 PMElf on the Shelf @ t
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
That sweet little Elf is up and moving around in the library. Come in each day to find his location for a chance to win a stocking full of toys and goodies!Only one chance to enter per day. This event is free and is open to children and families.
Toddler Time
9:30 AM
 Toddler Time
Thursday, Dec. 26, 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, Dec. 26, 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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Elf on the Shelf @ the Library
9:00 - 5:30 PM
 Elf on the Shelf @ the Library
Friday, Dec. 27, 9:00 - 5:30 PMElf on the Shelf @ t
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
That sweet little Elf is up and moving around in the library. Come in each day to find his location for a chance to win a stocking full of toys and goodies!Only one chance to enter per day. This event is free and is open to children and families.
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Elf on the Shelf @ the Library
9:00 - 5:00 PM
 Elf on the Shelf @ the Library
Saturday, Dec. 28, 9:00 - 5:00 PMElf on the Shelf @ t
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
That sweet little Elf is up and moving around in the library. Come in each day to find his location for a chance to win a stocking full of toys and goodies!Only one chance to enter per day. This event is free and is open to children and families.
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Elf on the Shelf @ the Library
9:00 - 8:00 PM
 Elf on the Shelf @ the Library
Monday, Dec. 30, 9:00 - 8:00 PMElf on the Shelf @ t
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
That sweet little Elf is up and moving around in the library. Come in each day to find his location for a chance to win a stocking full of toys and goodies!Only one chance to enter per day. This event is free and is open to children and families.
Game On
5:30 PM
 Game On
Monday, Dec. 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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Elf on the Shelf @ the Library
9:00 - 5:30 PM
 Elf on the Shelf @ the Library
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 9:00 - 5:30 PMElf on the Shelf @ t
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
That sweet little Elf is up and moving around in the library. Come in each day to find his location for a chance to win a stocking full of toys and goodies!Only one chance to enter per day. This event is free and is open to children and families.
CLOSING EARLY
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
 CLOSING EARLY
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PMCLOSING EARLY
Victoria Public Library
Baby Time
9:30 AM
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 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, Dec. 31, 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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