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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Summer Fun Fest Kick Off - VPL Car Parade
10:00 AM
Summer Fun Fest Kick Off - VPL Car Parade
Monday, Jun. 1, 10:00 AMSummer Fun Fest Kick
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Get ready for an exciting summer! The 2020 Fun Fest Kickoff Party will feature an awesome reading-themed car parade. Come join the library as we take a tour throughout Victoria to let everyone know about all of the fun we will be having this summer! Once we’re done, make sure to stop by the li...read more
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Story Time Live!
10:00 AM
 Story Time Live!
Tuesday, Jun. 2, 10:00 AMStory Time Live!
Facebook Live
Welcome to Story Time Live! The live recorded story time program that you can broadcast right from your home. Join Ms. Alex, Ms. Rebecca, and Ms. Yvonne every Tuesday and Wednesday on our Facebook page this summer to participate in stories, songs, and games that teach children literacy skills and la...read more
Facebook Photo Challenge
1:00 PM
 Facebook Photo Challenge
Tuesday, Jun. 2, 1:00 PMFacebook Photo Chall
Facebook Live
We want to see your creations! Join us at 1 PM on our Facebook Page for a live video to learn what your challenge is this week. Then, create something that fits the challenge and post it in the comments below!
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Story Time Live!
10:00 AM
 Story Time Live!
Wednesday, Jun. 3, 10:00 AMStory Time Live!
Facebook Live
Welcome to Story Time Live! The live recorded story time program that you can broadcast right from your home. Join Ms. Alex, Ms. Rebecca, and Ms. Yvonne every Tuesday and Wednesday on our Facebook page this summer to participate in stories, songs, and games that teach children literacy skills and la...read more
Teen Window Painting
1:00 - 3:00 PM
 Teen Window Painting
Wednesday, Jun. 3, 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Victoria Public Library
Meet the Teen Librarian, find books or manga to read, and add positive vibes to the new Teen Section at the library. Chalk paint markers will be provided, and you will get your own section of window to decorate.  This free event is open to teens 12 and up. Social distancing will be observe...read more

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Virtual Trivia
6 PM
 Virtual Trivia
Wednesday, Jun. 3, 6 PMVirtual Trivia
Zoom
The Victoria Public Library is hosting  Virtual Trivia for adults, every Wednesday, June 6 PM! We will be using Zoom to host the online game and Kahoot to run the trivia. Click on the link to join us on Wednesdays, https://zoom.us/j/5498560666. The Kahoot entry pin will made available then...read more
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Check ’Em Out
11 AM
 Check ’Em Out
Thursday, Jun. 4, 11 AMCheck ’Em Out
Facebook Live
Join VPL staff on Facebook Live as we discuss what we are currently reading, watching or listening to. We will also be looking at what’s new coming out and giving reading recommendations.
Children’s Crafternoon: Star Power
2:00 PM
Children’s Crafternoon: Star Power
Thursday, Jun. 4, 2:00 PMChildren’s Cra
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Blast off into space with this star-powered craft! Using basic materials, children and families are able to create and decorate their own starburst. Stop by the library between 2 and 3 PM to pick up your kit and see your favorite librarians! This event is free and great for families and children.
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VPL Nature Walk
All Summer
 VPL Nature Walk
Monday, Jun. 8, All SummerVPL Nature Walk
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
See the sights of Victoria on our nature walk! All summer long, stop by the library to grab a map to take you on an adventure around the area. This is free and open to everyone!Starts today, lasts all summer!
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Story Time Live!
10:00 AM
 Story Time Live!
Tuesday, Jun. 9, 10:00 AMStory Time Live!
Facebook Live
Welcome to Story Time Live! The live recorded story time program that you can broadcast right from your home. Join Ms. Alex, Ms. Rebecca, and Ms. Yvonne every Tuesday and Wednesday on our Facebook page this summer to participate in stories, songs, and games that teach children literacy skills and la...read more
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Story Time Live!
10:00 AM
 Story Time Live!
Wednesday, Jun. 10, 10:00 AMStory Time Live!
Facebook Live
Welcome to Story Time Live! The live recorded story time program that you can broadcast right from your home. Join Ms. Alex, Ms. Rebecca, and Ms. Yvonne every Tuesday and Wednesday on our Facebook page this summer to participate in stories, songs, and games that teach children literacy skills and la...read more
Mad Science Virtual Performance
2:00 PM
 Mad Science Virtual Performance
Wednesday, Jun. 10, 2:00 PMMad Science Virtual
Zoom
Ever wanted to be a mad scientist? Well now's your chance! Mad Science returns to the Victoria Public Library to perform virtual experiments featuring chemical reactions, bubbling potions, and a wild sense of adventure. This event is free and open to all ages!This event will be streamed via Zoom...read more
Virtual Trivia
6 PM
 Virtual Trivia
Wednesday, Jun. 10, 6 PMVirtual Trivia
Zoom
The Victoria Public Library is hosting  Virtual Trivia for adults, every Wednesday, June 6 PM! We will be using Zoom to host the online game and Kahoot to run the trivia. Click on the link to join us on Wednesdays, https://zoom.us/j/5498560666. The Kahoot entry pin will made available then...read more
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Got Science? Solar S’mores
2:00 PM
Got Science? Solar S’mores
Thursday, Jun. 11, 2:00 PMGot Science? Solar S
Facebook Live
We're sneaking off to our secret lab at the library! Join Ms. Alex on Facebook Live as she demonstrates  how solar power works with her Solar S'Mores. You will need a few ingredients in order to participate in this demonstration:1 clean pizza box with a lidSome aluminum foilClear t...read more
Uncanny Texas
6 PM
 Uncanny Texas
Thursday, Jun. 11, 6 PM
(Thursdays, June 25 & July 9 & 23)
Uncanny Texas
Zoom
Join us as we discuss various true crimes and other supernatural tales across Texas. We meet every other Thursday at 6 PM through Zoom, https://victoriatx.zoom.us/j/5498560666?pwd=UFJybTAwcDliZ1dGNW1uVmMzS21XUT09
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Teen Virtual Escape Room
All Summer
 Teen Virtual Escape Room
Monday, Jun. 15, All Summer
Online
Can you crack the code? Test your mettle against VPL's Virtual Escape Room! All summer long, the escape room will be live. Navigate through the clues to make your way out of our virtual locked room and emerge the victor!This event starts today, and lasts all summer long!
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Story Time Live!
10:00 AM
 Story Time Live!
Tuesday, Jun. 16, 10:00 AMStory Time Live!
Facebook Live
Welcome to Story Time Live! The live recorded story time program that you can broadcast right from your home. Join Ms. Alex, Ms. Rebecca, and Ms. Yvonne every Tuesday and Wednesday on our Facebook page this summer to participate in stories, songs, and games that teach children literacy skills and la...read more
Facebook Photo Challenge
1:00 PM
 Facebook Photo Challenge
Tuesday, Jun. 16, 1:00 PMFacebook Photo Chall
Facebook Live
We want to see your creations! Join us at 1 PM on our Facebook Page for a live video to learn what your challenge is this week. Then, create something that fits the challenge and post it in the comments below!
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Story Time Live!
10:00 AM
 Story Time Live!
Wednesday, Jun. 17, 10:00 AMStory Time Live!
Facebook Live
Welcome to Story Time Live! The live recorded story time program that you can broadcast right from your home. Join Ms. Alex, Ms. Rebecca, and Ms. Yvonne every Tuesday and Wednesday on our Facebook page this summer to participate in stories, songs, and games that teach children literacy skills and la...read more
Virtual Trivia
6 PM
 Virtual Trivia
Wednesday, Jun. 17, 6 PMVirtual Trivia
Zoom
The Victoria Public Library is hosting  Virtual Trivia for adults, every Wednesday, June 6 PM! We will be using Zoom to host the online game and Kahoot to run the trivia. Click on the link to join us on Wednesdays, https://zoom.us/j/5498560666. The Kahoot entry pin will made available then...read more
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Check ’Em Out
11 AM
 Check ’Em Out
Thursday, Jun. 18, 11 AMCheck ’Em Out
Facebook Live
Join VPL staff on Facebook Live as we discuss what we are currently reading, watching or listening to. We will also be looking at what’s new coming out and giving reading recommendations.
Children’s Crafternoon: Craft Your Story
2:00 PM
Children’s Crafternoon: Craft Your Story
Thursday, Jun. 18, 2:00 PMChildren’s Cra
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
We invite you to create your own story using your imagination. We provide a number of materials to craft a book that you can use to share your tale. Stop by the library between 2 and 3 PM to pick up your kit! This event is free and open to families and children.  
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Teen Virtual Games: Jackbox Party Games
3:00 PM
Teen Virtual Games: Jackbox Party Games
Monday, Jun. 22, 3:00 PMTeen Virtual Games:
Zoom
Join the Teen Librarian as she streams a live gameplay of Jackbox Party Games! Come compete against your fellow teens in a variety of online games that showcase your wit, humor, and trivia knowledge, among other things.This event is free and is open to teens ages 12-17. It is a virtual event that wi...read more
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Story Time Live!
10:00 AM
 Story Time Live!
Tuesday, Jun. 23, 10:00 AMStory Time Live!
Facebook Live
Welcome to Story Time Live! The live recorded story time program that you can broadcast right from your home. Join Ms. Alex, Ms. Rebecca, and Ms. Yvonne every Tuesday and Wednesday on our Facebook page this summer to participate in stories, songs, and games that teach children literacy skills and la...read more
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Story Time Live!
10:00 AM
 Story Time Live!
Wednesday, Jun. 24, 10:00 AMStory Time Live!
Facebook Live
Welcome to Story Time Live! The live recorded story time program that you can broadcast right from your home. Join Ms. Alex, Ms. Rebecca, and Ms. Yvonne every Tuesday and Wednesday on our Facebook page this summer to participate in stories, songs, and games that teach children literacy skills and la...read more
Tales & Tunes Story time feat. Kim Lehman
2:00 PM
Tales & Tunes Story time feat. Kim Lehman
Wednesday, Jun. 24, 2:00 PMTales & Tunes Story
Facebook Live
Experience the storytelling of Kim Lehman, whose fun and exciting stories leave audiences captivated. With many years of experience and several awards to her name, Kim Lehman will simply dazzle you with her virtual program!  This event is free and open to all ages!
Virtual Trivia
6 PM
 Virtual Trivia
Wednesday, Jun. 24, 6 PMVirtual Trivia
Zoom
The Victoria Public Library is hosting  Virtual Trivia for adults, every Wednesday, June 6 PM! We will be using Zoom to host the online game and Kahoot to run the trivia. Click on the link to join us on Wednesdays, https://zoom.us/j/5498560666. The Kahoot entry pin will made available then...read more
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Got Science? Floating Friends
2:00 PM
 Got Science? Floating Friends
Thursday, Jun. 25, 2:00 PMGot Science? Floatin
Facebook Live
We're sneaking off to our secret lab at the library! Join Ms. Yvonne on Facebook Live as she makes magic with markers and water. You will need a few supplies in order to participate:- A white plate (preferably ceramic)- Some dry erase markers (Expo brand works best)- A cup of water
Uncanny Texas
6 PM
 Uncanny Texas
Thursday, Jun. 25, 6 PM
(Thursdays, June 25 & July 9 & 23)
Uncanny Texas
Zoom
Join us as we discuss various true crimes and other supernatural tales across Texas. We meet every other Thursday at 6 PM through Zoom, https://victoriatx.zoom.us/j/5498560666?pwd=UFJybTAwcDliZ1dGNW1uVmMzS21XUT09
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Teen Virtual Games: Jackbox Party Games
3:00 PM
Teen Virtual Games: Jackbox Party Games
Monday, Jun. 29, 3:00 PMTeen Virtual Games:
Zoom
Join the Teen Librarian as she streams a live gameplay of Jackbox Party Games! Come compete against your fellow teens in a variety of online games that showcase your wit, humor, and trivia knowledge, among other things.This event is free and is open to teens ages 12-17. It is a virtual event that wi...read more
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Story Time Live!
10:00 AM
 Story Time Live!
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 10:00 AMStory Time Live!
Facebook Live
Welcome to Story Time Live! The live recorded story time program that you can broadcast right from your home. Join Ms. Alex, Ms. Rebecca, and Ms. Yvonne every Tuesday and Wednesday on our Facebook page this summer to participate in stories, songs, and games that teach children literacy skills and la...read more
Facebook Photo Challenge
1:00 PM
 Facebook Photo Challenge
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 1:00 PMFacebook Photo Chall
Facebook Live
We want to see your creations! Join us at 1 PM on our Facebook Page for a live video to learn what your challenge is this week. Then, create something that fits the challenge and post it in the comments below!
    
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