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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Tech Lab: Computer Skills Help @VPL
9:00-11:00am
Tech Lab: Computer Skills Help @VPL
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 9:00-11:00am
Victoria Public Library Computer Lab
Every Wednesday from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Enhance your computer skills with our self-paced tutorials from Learning Express Library and Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing.  The computer lab is reserved and staffed every Wednesday morning  for those wishing to improve their computers skills using our tu...read more
Family Story Time
9:30-10:00am
 Family Story Time
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 9:30-10:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
A summer story time for the entire family. Held in the Bronte Room
Family Story Time
10:30-11:00am
 Family Story Time
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 10:30-11:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
A summer story time for the entire family. Held in the Bronte Room
Brown Bag Book Club
12:00-1:00pm
 Brown Bag Book Club
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 12:00-1:00pm
Victoria Public Library
Bring your lunch and get ready to discuss the book of the Month. This is a free event. Here's a look at the book list this year. 

March 5 - Days in the History of Silence, by Merethe Lindstrom
April 1 - Between Heaven and Texas, by Marie Bostwicke
May 6 - The Invention ...read more
Hurray for the U.S.A.
2:00-3:00pm
 Hurray for the U.S.A.
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 2:00-3:00pm
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Hurray for the U.S.A. with Patriotic Patty
An educational, patriotic show featuring puppets Uncle Sam, Keisha, and Elmer. This show will educate children on the meaning of many symbols of America including the flag, the Statue of Liberty, and the American eagle.
(The pres...read more
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Family Story Time
9:30-10:00am
 Family Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 2, 9:30-10:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
A summer story time for the entire family. Held in the Bronte Room
Family Story Time
10:30-11:00am
 Family Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 2, 10:30-11:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
A summer story time for the entire family. Held in the Bronte Room
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Friday, Jul. 3
Victoria Public Library
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Saturday, Jul. 4
Victoria Public Library
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Family Craft - Mosaic Sun Catcher
3:00-4:00pm
Family Craft - Mosaic Sun Catcher
Monday, Jul. 6, 3:00-4:00pm
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
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Tech Basics: Introduction to Computers @ WSGC
9:30 AM
Tech Basics: Introduction to Computers @ WSGC
Tuesday, Jul. 7, 9:30 AM
Workforce Solutions of the Golden Crescent
A basic introduction to the computer.  Learn computer terminology and learn to use a mouse.  This class includes an online mousing tutorial and is designed for those who have never touched a computer!
 
 
Register Online
Baby Time
10:00-10:30am
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jul. 7, 10:00-10:30am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Baby Time is for the enjoyment of babies up to the age of 2. Lots of lap play, songs, flannel boards and interactive reading are used to engage babies and guardians and aid in development. For more information please call 485.3302.
Lego Play
4:00-5:30pm
 Lego Play
Tuesday, Jul. 7, 4:00-5:30pm
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Bring your wild imagination, build with Legos, meet other Lego enthusiasts and win a prize for fabulous Lego designs.  This program is come and go so feel free to arrive whenever you can and leave early if you need to! Families of all ages are welcome.
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Tech Lab: Computer Skills Help @VPL
9:00-11:00am
Tech Lab: Computer Skills Help @VPL
Wednesday, Jul. 8, 9:00-11:00am
Victoria Public Library Computer Lab
Every Wednesday from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Enhance your computer skills with our self-paced tutorials from Learning Express Library and Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing.  The computer lab is reserved and staffed every Wednesday morning  for those wishing to improve their computers skills using our tu...read more
Family Story Time
9:30-10:00am
 Family Story Time
Wednesday, Jul. 8, 9:30-10:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
A summer story time for the entire family. Held in the Bronte Room
Family Story Time
10:30-11:00am
 Family Story Time
Wednesday, Jul. 8, 10:30-11:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
A summer story time for the entire family. Held in the Bronte Room
Family Craft - Mosaic Sun Catcher
2:00-3:00pm
Family Craft - Mosaic Sun Catcher
Wednesday, Jul. 8, 2:00-3:00pm
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
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Tech Basics: Microsoft Office 2010 @ WSGC
9:30 AM
Tech Basics: Microsoft Office 2010 @ WSGC
Thursday, Jul. 9, 9:30 AM
Workforce Solutions of the Golden Crescent
This class introduces the Microsoft Office Suite of software.  It will include an overview of the ribbon common to all Microsoft Office programs.  Exercises use Microsoft Word to create, format, save and print a document.
Register Online
Family Story Time
9:30-10:00am
 Family Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 9, 9:30-10:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
A summer story time for the entire family. Held in the Bronte Room
Family Story Time
10:30-11:00am
 Family Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 9, 10:30-11:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
A summer story time for the entire family. Held in the Bronte Room
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TRC-15
2:00-4:00pm
 TRC-15
Friday, Jul. 10, 2:00-4:00pm
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
TRC15: Teen Robotics Club 2015 (ages 12-17)
Come build and program robots using Lego Mindstorm kits at the library!
In the club you will work and play together in four different groups to learn how to build and program your own Lego Mindstorm robot!
As a club...read more
Register Online or call (361) 485-3307.
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Teen Craft
1:00-2:00pm
 Teen Craft
Monday, Jul. 13, 1:00-2:00pm
Victoria Public Library
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Tech Basics: Microsoft Word Part I @ WSGC
9:30 AM
Tech Basics: Microsoft Word Part I @ WSGC
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 9:30 AM
Workforce Solutions of the Golden Crescent
Learn the basic elements in Microsoft Word 2010 word processing software. Participants with edit an existing document in a variety of ways.  Exercises include: adding a bulleted list, cutting and pasting text, editing the quick access toolbar, spell checking, and saving and printing a document....read more
Register Online
Baby Time
10:00-10:30am
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 10:00-10:30am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Baby Time is for the enjoyment of babies up to the age of 2. Lots of lap play, songs, flannel boards and interactive reading are used to engage babies and guardians and aid in development. For more information please call 485.3302.
’Bots and Books Lego Wedo Robotics Challenge
4:00 - 5:30 PM
’Bots and Books Lego Wedo Robotics Challenge
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 4:00 - 5:30 PM
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Hero ‘Bot!  A literature-based robotics challenge. Blast it All! Help superheroes fight off villains with powerful blasts as you build this robotic challenge based on the Avenger collection of books!
 
‘Bots and Books @ Your Library is a collaboration between the Vict...read more
Registration required, begins Jul 7.
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Tech Lab: Computer Skills Help @VPL
9:00-11:00am
Tech Lab: Computer Skills Help @VPL
Wednesday, Jul. 15, 9:00-11:00am
Victoria Public Library Computer Lab
Every Wednesday from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Enhance your computer skills with our self-paced tutorials from Learning Express Library and Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing.  The computer lab is reserved and staffed every Wednesday morning  for those wishing to improve their computers skills using our tu...read more
Family Story Time
9:30-10:00am
 Family Story Time
Wednesday, Jul. 15, 9:30-10:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
A summer story time for the entire family. Held in the Bronte Room
Family Story Time
10:30-11:00am
 Family Story Time
Wednesday, Jul. 15, 10:30-11:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
A summer story time for the entire family. Held in the Bronte Room
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Family Story Time
9:30-10:00am
 Family Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 16, 9:30-10:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
A summer story time for the entire family. Held in the Bronte Room
Tech Basics: Microsoft Word Part II @ WSGC
9:30 AM
Tech Basics: Microsoft Word Part II @ WSGC
Thursday, Jul. 16, 9:30 AM
Workforce Solutions of the Golden Crescent
Continue learning the basic elements in Microsoft Word 2010 word processing software. Participants with edit an existing document in a variety of ways.  Exercises include  copying and pasting text between documents, inserting and editing an image, creating tables, and more.
 
...read more
Register Online
Family Story Time
10:30-11:00am
 Family Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 16, 10:30-11:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
A summer story time for the entire family. Held in the Bronte Room
Performer: Sunny Blossom
2:00-3:00pm
 Performer: Sunny Blossom
Thursday, Jul. 16, 2:00-3:00pm
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Sunny Blossom (Renae Kingsley): storyteller, magician
 
“Reading is Magic” silly magic show
 
www.kingsleycorner.blogspot.com/2014/07/sunny-blossom-summer-li...read more
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TRC-15
2:00-4:00pm
 TRC-15
Friday, Jul. 17, 2:00-4:00pm
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
TRC15: Teen Robotics Club 2015 (ages 12-17)
Come build and program robots using Lego Mindstorm kits at the library!
In the club you will work and play together in four different groups to learn how to build and program your own Lego Mindstorm robot!
As a club...read more
Registration required, begins Jul 10.
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Free Movie: Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day
10:00-12:00pm
Free Movie: Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day
Saturday, Jul. 18, 10:00-12:00pm
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Judith Viorst's acclaimed children's book is brought to the big screen. The tale recounts a day in the life of a grumpy young boy who has everything go wrong, all in one day.

With Free Popcorn
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Family Craft - Rain Sticks
3:00-4:00pm
 Family Craft - Rain Sticks
Monday, Jul. 20, 3:00-4:00pm
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
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Baby Time
10:00-10:30am
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jul. 21, 10:00-10:30am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Baby Time is for the enjoyment of babies up to the age of 2. Lots of lap play, songs, flannel boards and interactive reading are used to engage babies and guardians and aid in development. For more information please call 485.3302.
Lego Play
4:00-5:30pm
 Lego Play
Tuesday, Jul. 21, 4:00-5:30pm
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Bring your wild imagination, build with Legos, meet other Lego enthusiasts and win a prize for fabulous Lego designs.  This program is come and go so feel free to arrive whenever you can and leave early if you need to! Families of all ages are welcome.
Tech Basics: Microsoft Excel 2010 @ VPL
6:00 PM
Tech Basics: Microsoft Excel 2010 @ VPL
Tuesday, Jul. 21, 6:00 PM
Victoria Public Library Computer Lab
Learn the basic elements of Microsoft Excel 2010 spreadsheet software.  Create a spreadsheet using formulas and chart the data.
Register Online or call (361) 485-3316.
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Tech Lab: Computer Skills Help @VPL
9:00-11:00am
Tech Lab: Computer Skills Help @VPL
Wednesday, Jul. 22, 9:00-11:00am
Victoria Public Library Computer Lab
Every Wednesday from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Enhance your computer skills with our self-paced tutorials from Learning Express Library and Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing.  The computer lab is reserved and staffed every Wednesday morning  for those wishing to improve their computers skills using our tu...read more
Family Story Time
9:30-10:00am
 Family Story Time
Wednesday, Jul. 22, 9:30-10:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
A summer story time for the entire family. Held in the Bronte Room
Family Story Time
10:30-11:00am
 Family Story Time
Wednesday, Jul. 22, 10:30-11:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
A summer story time for the entire family. Held in the Bronte Room
Family Craft - Rain Sticks
2:00-3:00pm
 Family Craft - Rain Sticks
Wednesday, Jul. 22, 2:00-3:00pm
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
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Family Story Time
9:30-10:00am
 Family Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 23, 9:30-10:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
A summer story time for the entire family. Held in the Bronte Room
Tech Basics: Microsoft Publisher 2010 @ VPL
9:30 AM
Tech Basics: Microsoft Publisher 2010 @ VPL
Thursday, Jul. 23, 9:30 AM
Victoria Public Library Computer Lab
Learn the basic elements of Microsoft Publisher 2010 desktop publishing software.  Use Publisher to create a greeting card as an exercise.
Register Online or call (361) 485-3316.
Family Story Time
10:30-11:00am
 Family Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 23, 10:30-11:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
A summer story time for the entire family. Held in the Bronte Room
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TRC-15
2:00-4:00pm
 TRC-15
Friday, Jul. 24, 2:00-4:00pm
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
TRC15: Teen Robotics Club 2015 (ages 12-17)
Come build and program robots using Lego Mindstorm kits at the library!
In the club you will work and play together in four different groups to learn how to build and program your own Lego Mindstorm robot!
As a club...read more
Registration required, begins Jul 17.
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Tech Lab: Online Job Application and Resume Help @ VPL
2:00 PM
Tech Lab: Online Job Application and Resume Help @ VPL
Monday, Jul. 27, 2:00 PM
Victoria Public Library Computer Lab
Get that job! Need help with the online job application process? Need help creating and uploading a resume. Bring the information for your job application or resume to this open lab. The Computer Lab is reserved and staffed to assist participants completing online job application and work on resumes...read more
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Baby Time
10:00-10:30am
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jul. 28, 10:00-10:30am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Baby Time is for the enjoyment of babies up to the age of 2. Lots of lap play, songs, flannel boards and interactive reading are used to engage babies and guardians and aid in development. For more information please call 485.3302.
’Bots and Books Lego Wedo Robotics Challenge
4:00 - 5:30 PM
’Bots and Books Lego Wedo Robotics Challenge
Tuesday, Jul. 28, 4:00 - 5:30 PM
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Peach ‘Bot! A literature-based robotics challenge. Shake it up! Help James escape aboard the magical peach as you build this robotic challenge based his adventures in James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl.
 
‘Bots and Books @ Your Library is a collaboration betw...read more
Registration required, begins Jul 21.
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Tech Lab: Computer Skills Help @VPL
9:00-11:00am
Tech Lab: Computer Skills Help @VPL
Wednesday, Jul. 29, 9:00-11:00am
Victoria Public Library Computer Lab
Every Wednesday from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Enhance your computer skills with our self-paced tutorials from Learning Express Library and Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing.  The computer lab is reserved and staffed every Wednesday morning  for those wishing to improve their computers skills using our tu...read more
Family Story Time
9:30-10:00am
 Family Story Time
Wednesday, Jul. 29, 9:30-10:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
A summer story time for the entire family. Held in the Bronte Room
Family Story Time
10:30-11:00am
 Family Story Time
Wednesday, Jul. 29, 10:30-11:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
A summer story time for the entire family. Held in the Bronte Room
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Family Story Time
9:30-10:00am
 Family Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 30, 9:30-10:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
A summer story time for the entire family. Held in the Bronte Room
Tech Basics: Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 @ VPL
9:30 AM
Tech Basics: Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 @ VPL
Thursday, Jul. 30, 9:30 AM
Victoria Public Library Computer Lab
Learn the basic elements of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 presentation software.  Create a  short PowerPoint presentation as an exercise.
Register Online or call (361) 485-3316.
Family Story Time
10:30-11:00am
 Family Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 30, 10:30-11:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
A summer story time for the entire family. Held in the Bronte Room
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End of Summer Party
2:00-3:00pm
 End of Summer Party
Friday, Jul. 31, 2:00-3:00pm
Community Center
Popcorn, Children’s Theatre show, games, and raffle prizes!

Move Your Tale: Improv for Youth
 
Improvised, Interactive show for children
 
http://moveyourtale.com/
 
 
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