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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Finding Fridays
 Finding Fridays
Friday, Jul. 1Finding Fridays
Victoria Public Library
Every Friday during library hours, a different treasure hunt or mystery game will lead to prizes and surprises! Stop by the Info Desk to pick up instructions for this week's activity.
TRC: Teen Robotics Club
1:00pm-3:00pm
 TRC: Teen Robotics Club
Friday, Jul. 1, 1:00pm-3:00pmTRC:  Teen Robotics
Victoria Public Library
Build and program robots using Lego Mindstorm EV3 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, you will decide what you want to learn about robotics and how you ...read more
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CLOSED
 CLOSED
Monday, Jul. 4, CLOSED
Victoria Public Library
The Library will be closed on Independence Day.
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Baby Time
10:00-10:30am
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jul. 5, 10:00-10:30amBaby Time
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
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 485.3302.
Lego Play
4:30-5:30 pm
 Lego Play
Tuesday, Jul. 5, 4:30-5:30 pmLego Play
Victoria Public Library
Bring your imagination to the Library! Meet other Lego enthusiasts while building unique creations, with hundreds of Legos at your fingertips. Families of all ages are welcome.
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Tech Lab: Computer Skills Help @VPL
9:00-11:00 AM
Tech Lab: Computer Skills Help @VPL
Wednesday, Jul. 6, 9:00-11:00 AM
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. 6, 9:30-10:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair!
Family Story Time
10:30-11:00am
 Family Story Time
Wednesday, Jul. 6, 10:30-11:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair!
Family Craft - Bedazzled Birdhouses
2:00-3:00pm
Family Craft - Bedazzled Birdhouses
Wednesday, Jul. 6, 2:00-3:00pmFamily Craft - Bedaz
Victoria Public Library
Summer is an awesome time to see the beautiful birds of our city and state and what better time to build a birdhouse! So come with your enthusiasm and creativity and join us in assembling, painting and decorating your own birdhouse for your backyard birds! This event caters to the whole family. ...read more
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Family Story Time
9:30-10:00am
 Family Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 7, 9:30-10:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair!
Tech Basics: Introduction to Computers @ WSGC
9:30 AM
Tech Basics: Introduction to Computers @ WSGC
Thursday, Jul. 7, 9:30 AM
Workforce Solution Golden Crescent
A basic introduction to the computer.  Learn computer terminology and learn to use a mouse.  This class is designed for those who are new to computers!
Family Story Time
10:30-11:00am
 Family Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 7, 10:30-11:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair!
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Finding Fridays
 Finding Fridays
Friday, Jul. 8Finding Fridays
Victoria Public Library
Every Friday during library hours, a different treasure hunt or mystery game will lead to prizes and surprises! Stop by the Info Desk to pick up instructions for this week's activity.
TRC: Teen Robotics Club
1:00pm-3:00pm
 TRC: Teen Robotics Club
Friday, Jul. 8, 1:00pm-3:00pmTRC:  Teen Robotics
Victoria Public Library
Build and program robots using Lego Mindstorm EV3 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, you will decide what you want to learn about robotics and how you ...read more
or call (361) 485-3302.
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Performer John O’Bryant
2:00-3:00pm
 Performer John O’Bryant
Monday, Jul. 11, 2:00-3:00pmPerformer John O&rsq
Victoria Public Library
John O’Bryant is one of the most in demand magicians of today. His highly visual and stunning shows are brought to you by his youthful energy and quick wit both on and off stage. Each show is jam packed with comedy, magic, illusion, music, and lots of audience participation! 
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Tech Basics: Microsoft Office @ WSGC
9:30 AM
Tech Basics: Microsoft Office @ WSGC
Tuesday, Jul. 12, 9:30 AM
Workforce Solutions Golden Crescent
This class introduces the Microsoft Office Suite.  It will include an overview of the ribbon common to all Microsoft Office programs.  Exercises include creating and formating a document then saving and printing the document.
Baby Time
10:00-10:30am
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jul. 12, 10:00-10:30amBaby Time
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
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 485.3302.
Lego WeDo Robotics
4:30-5:30 pm
 Lego WeDo Robotics
Tuesday, Jul. 12, 4:30-5:30 pmLego WeDo Robotics
Victoria Public Library
An event for young tech enthusiasts and those who love to create. Participants will learn to build and program robots to do amazing things, using Lego WeDo robotic kits.  Age 6 and up.

Registration required.
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Tech Lab: Computer Skills Help @VPL
9:00-11:00 AM
Tech Lab: Computer Skills Help @VPL
Wednesday, Jul. 13, 9:00-11:00 AM
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. 13, 9:30-10:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair!
Family Story Time
10:30-11:00am
 Family Story Time
Wednesday, Jul. 13, 10:30-11:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair!
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Family Story Time
9:30-10:00am
 Family Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 14, 9:30-10:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair!
Tech Basics: Microsoft Word @ WSGC
9:30 AM
Tech Basics: Microsoft Word @ WSGC
Thursday, Jul. 14, 9:30 AM
Workforce Solutions Golden Crescent
This class introduces the commonly-used features in   Microsoft Word. 
Family Story Time
10:30-11:00am
 Family Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 14, 10:30-11:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair!
Teen Craft - Finger Knitting
2:00-3:00pm
 Teen Craft - Finger Knitting
Thursday, Jul. 14, 2:00-3:00pmTeen Craft - Finger
Victoria Public Library
Make bracelets, necklaces, headbands, keychains, or hair ties using only jersey fabric and your own fingers! All materials provided, find us in the Bronte Room.
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Finding Fridays
 Finding Fridays
Friday, Jul. 15Finding Fridays
Victoria Public Library
Every Friday during library hours, a different treasure hunt or mystery game will lead to prizes and surprises! Stop by the Info Desk to pick up instructions for this week's activity.
TRC: Teen Robotics Club
1:00pm-3:00pm
 TRC: Teen Robotics Club
Friday, Jul. 15, 1:00pm-3:00pmTRC:  Teen Robotics
Victoria Public Library
Build and program robots using Lego Mindstorm EV3 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, you will decide what you want to learn about robotics and how you ...read more
or call (361) 485-3302.
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Family Craft - Wind Chimes
3:00-4:00pm
 Family Craft - Wind Chimes
Monday, Jul. 18, 3:00-4:00pmFamily Craft - Wind
Victoria Public Library
Summer welcomes the sounds of the winds! Victoria’s Wind Chimes is the perfect way to enjoy the soothing sounds of the wind! Use colorful beads, shiny nuts and washers, and markers to decorate your wind chime and then take it home and hang it where it can be kissed by the winds! This event cat...read more
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Baby Time
10:00-10:30am
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jul. 19, 10:00-10:30amBaby Time
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
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 485.3302.
Lego Play
4:30-5:30 pm
 Lego Play
Tuesday, Jul. 19, 4:30-5:30 pmLego Play
Victoria Public Library
Bring your imagination to the Library! Meet other Lego enthusiasts while building unique creations, with hundreds of Legos at your fingertips. Families of all ages are welcome.
Tech Basics: Microsoft Excel @ VPL
6:00 PM
Tech Basics: Microsoft Excel @ VPL
Tuesday, Jul. 19, 6:00 PM
Victoria Public Library Computer Lab
Learn the basic elements of Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software.  Create a spreadsheet using formulas and chart the data.
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Tech Lab: Computer Skills Help @VPL
9:00-11:00 AM
Tech Lab: Computer Skills Help @VPL
Wednesday, Jul. 20, 9:00-11:00 AM
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. 20, 9:30-10:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair!
Family Story Time
10:30-11:00am
 Family Story Time
Wednesday, Jul. 20, 10:30-11:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair!
Puppeteer Justin Cornett-Olsson
2:00-3:00pm
 Puppeteer Justin Cornett-Olsson
Wednesday, Jul. 20, 2:00-3:00pmPuppeteer Justin Cor
Victoria Public Library
Justin Cornett-Olsson is a master puppeteer who has worked with the 40 year old Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre Company. Justin is bringing beautifully crafted puppets to present The Monkey and the Crocodile, a tale adapted from the Panchatantra, one of the earliest collections of fables writt...read more
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Family Story Time
9:30-10:00am
 Family Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 21, 9:30-10:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair!
Tech Basics: Introduction to PowerPoint @ VPL
9:30 AM
Tech Basics: Introduction to PowerPoint @ VPL
Thursday, Jul. 21, 9:30 AM
Victoria Public Library Computer Lab
An introduction to the presentation software, Microsoft PowerPoint.  Create and short presentations using the tools in PowerPoint!
or call (361) 485-3302.
Family Story Time
10:30-11:00am
 Family Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 21, 10:30-11:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair!
Family Craft - Wind Chimes
2:00-3:00pm
 Family Craft - Wind Chimes
Thursday, Jul. 21, 2:00-3:00pmFamily Craft - Wind
Victoria Public Library
Summer welcomes the sounds of the winds! Victoria’s Wind Chimes is the perfect way to enjoy the soothing sounds of the wind! Use colorful beads, shiny nuts and washers, and markers to decorate your wind chime and then take it home and hang it where it can be kissed by the winds! This event cat...read more
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Finding Fridays
 Finding Fridays
Friday, Jul. 22Finding Fridays
Victoria Public Library
Every Friday during library hours, a different treasure hunt or mystery game will lead to prizes and surprises! Stop by the Info Desk to pick up instructions for this week's activity.
TRC: Teen Robotics Club
1:00pm-3:00pm
 TRC: Teen Robotics Club
Friday, Jul. 22, 1:00pm-3:00pmTRC:  Teen Robotics
Victoria Public Library
Build and program robots using Lego Mindstorm EV3 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, you will decide what you want to learn about robotics and how you ...read more
or call (361) 485-3302.
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Baby Time
10:00-10:30am
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jul. 26, 10:00-10:30amBaby Time
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
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 485.3302.
Lego WeDo Robotics
4:30-5:30 pm
 Lego WeDo Robotics
Tuesday, Jul. 26, 4:30-5:30 pmLego WeDo Robotics
Victoria Public Library
An event for young tech enthusiasts and those who love to create. Participants will learn to build and program robots to do amazing things, using Lego WeDo robotic kits.  Age 6 and up.
Registration required.
or call (361) 485-3302.
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Tech Lab: Computer Skills Help @VPL
9:00-11:00 AM
Tech Lab: Computer Skills Help @VPL
Wednesday, Jul. 27, 9:00-11:00 AM
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. 27, 9:30-10:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair!
Family Story Time
10:30-11:00am
 Family Story Time
Wednesday, Jul. 27, 10:30-11:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair!
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Family Story Time
9:30-10:00am
 Family Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 28, 9:30-10:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair!
Tech Basics: Introduction to Publisher @ VPL
9:30 AM
Tech Basics: Introduction to Publisher @ VPL
Thursday, Jul. 28, 9:30 AM
Victoria Public Library Computer Lab
Learn the basics of desktop publishing using Microsoft Publisher.  Use Publisher to create a greeting card.
Family Story Time
10:30-11:00am
 Family Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 28, 10:30-11:00am
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair!
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Finding Fridays
 Finding Fridays
Friday, Jul. 29Finding Fridays
Victoria Public Library
Every Friday during library hours, a different treasure hunt or mystery game will lead to prizes and surprises! Stop by the Info Desk to pick up instructions for this week's activity.
Fun Fest End Party
2:00-3:00pm
 Fun Fest End Party
Friday, Jul. 29, 2:00-3:00pmFun Fest End Party
Peter Piper Pizza
The grand finale of Fun Fest activities will include amazing juggling feats, unbelievable body contortions, audience participation, and hilarious comedy for all ages from Matt Tardy. Join us at Peter Piper Pizza at 3603 N. Navarro St.
Tech Lab: Online Job Application and Resume Help @ VPL
2:00-4:00 PM
Tech Lab: Online Job Application and Resume Help @ VPL
Friday, Jul. 29, 2:00-4:00 PMTech Lab: Online Job
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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Teen Ice Cream Party
11:00am-1:00pm
 Teen Ice Cream Party
Saturday, Jul. 30, 11:00am-1:00pmTeen Ice Cream Party
Victoria Public Library
Blot out the fact school will be back in session soon with ice cream and lots of yummy toppings! All teens, 7th grade through high school are welcome to attend. We will be drawing for the Teen Summer Reading prizes at the end of the program and any teen who attends this event will receive one e...read more
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