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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Toddler Time
9:30-10:00am
 Toddler Time
Wednesday, Jun. 1, 9:30-10:00amToddler Time
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
For walkers to age 3 with a parent/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. For more information please call 485.3302.
Toddler Time
10:30-11:00am
 Toddler Time
Wednesday, Jun. 1, 10:30-11:00amToddler Time
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
For walkers to age 3 with a parent/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. For more information please call 485.3302.
Brown Bag Book Club
12:00-1:00pm
 Brown Bag Book Club
Wednesday, Jun. 1, 12:00-1:00pmBrown Bag Book Club
Victoria Public Library
Bring your lunch and get ready to discuss the book of the month. This is a free event. 


March 2nd - Recovering Charles by Jason F. Wright

April 6th - The Promise by Ann Weisgarber

May 4th - Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle...read more
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Keyboarding Basics @VPL
9:30 AM
 Keyboarding Basics @VPL
Thursday, Jun. 2, 9:30 AM
Victoria Public Library Computer Lab
Begin keyboarding or improve your keyboarding speed and accuracy!
Toddler Time
9:30-10:00am
 Toddler Time
Thursday, Jun. 2, 9:30-10:00amToddler Time
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
For walkers to age 3 with a parent/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. For more information please call 485.3302.
Story Time
10:30-11:00am
 Story Time
Thursday, Jun. 2, 10:30-11:00amStory Time
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
For 4 to 5 year olds. Children participate in stories, music, and games that encourage language and social development. Story Time begins lasts about 30 minutes and is followed by 15 minutes of free play. For more information please call 485.3302.
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Fun Fest Kick-Off Party
10:00am-12:00pm
 Fun Fest Kick-Off Party
Monday, Jun. 6, 10:00am-12:00pmFun Fest Kick-Off Pa
Victoria Public Library
The Fun Fest Kick Off Party will feature dynamic performer Staci Gray, known to mesmerize children of all ages with her rocking songs and stories. Expect to see our friends from Raisin’ Llamas, The Zoo, and Peter Piper Pizza. Cool down with a snow cone, collect your reading logs and get a fun ...read more
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Tech Basics: Introduction to Computers @ WSGC
9:30 AM
Tech Basics: Introduction to Computers @ WSGC
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 9:30 AM
Workforce Solutions 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!
Baby Time
10:00-10:30am
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 10:00-10:30amBaby Time
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
4:30-5:30 pm
 Lego Play
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 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, Jun. 8, 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, Jun. 8, 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, Jun. 8, 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, Jun. 9, 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 Office @ WSGC
9:30 AM
Tech Basics: Microsoft Office @ WSGC
Thursday, Jun. 9, 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.
Family Story Time: Bach Fest!
10:30-11:00am
 Family Story Time: Bach Fest!
Thursday, Jun. 9, 10:30-11:00amFamily Story Time: B
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
This special edition of Family Story Time will feature the New Young Artists of Victoria's annual Bach Fest. Soprano Katya Gruzglina and mezzo-soprano Chloë Schaaf will explore the theme of "childhood" in recital with pianist Faith DeBow. 
For more informa...read more
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Finding Fridays
 Finding Fridays
Friday, Jun. 10Finding 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, Jun. 10, 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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Victoria Bach Fest: Drum Circle
1:00-2:00pm
 Victoria Bach Fest: Drum Circle
Saturday, Jun. 11, 1:00-2:00pmVictoria Bach Fest:
Victoria Public Library

This percussion workshop is for all ages, led by musicians from Victoria's annual Bach Fest. Join us for a rhythm party! For more information, visit the Victoria Bach Festival website by clicking here.
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Family Craft - Bedazzled Birdhouses
3:00-4:00pm
Family Craft - Bedazzled Birdhouses
Monday, Jun. 13, 3:00-4:00pmFamily Craft - Bedaz
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
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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Tech Basics: Microsoft Word @ WSGC
9:30 AM
Tech Basics: Microsoft Word @ WSGC
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 9:30 AM
Workforce Solutions Golden Crescent
This class introduces the commonly-used features in   Microsoft Word. 
Baby Time
10:00-10:30am
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 10:00-10:30amBaby Time
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 WeDo Robotics
4:30-5:30 pm
 Lego WeDo Robotics
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 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, Jun. 15, 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, Jun. 15, 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, Jun. 15, 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, Jun. 16, 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
Thursday, Jun. 16, 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 - Name Coding Necklaces
2:00-3:00pm
Teen Craft - Name Coding Necklaces
Thursday, Jun. 16, 2:00-3:00pmTeen Craft - Name Co
Victoria Public Library
Do you speak computer? Code you name, using beads, in binary! All materials provided, find us in the Bronte Room.
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Finding Fridays
 Finding Fridays
Friday, Jun. 17Finding 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.
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Maker Fest
10:00am-2:00pm
 Maker Fest
Saturday, Jun. 18, 10:00am-2:00pmMaker Fest
Victoria Public Library
Join the maker movement at our first annual Maker Fest @ Victoria Public Library. This family friendly event will feature exhibitors and activities – artists and technology enthusiasts sharing their craft with the community. The Geek Bus will be here to show u...read more
TRC: Teen Robotics Club
11am-1pm
 TRC: Teen Robotics Club
Saturday, Jun. 18, 11am-1pmTRC:  Teen Robotics
Victoria Public Library
During the Maker Fest, TRC will be building and programming robots using Lego Mindstorm EV3 kits!
 
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Family Craft - My Clay Pot
3:00-4:00pm
 Family Craft - My Clay Pot
Monday, Jun. 20, 3:00-4:00pmFamily Craft - My Cl
Victoria Public Library
Add a positive piece to your environment! Mod Podge the outside with old magazines and newspapers, then pot your plant and watch it grow! This event caters to the entire family! 
 
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Tech Basics: Microsoft Excel @ VPL
9:30 AM
Tech Basics: Microsoft Excel @ VPL
Tuesday, Jun. 21, 9:30 AM
Victoria Public Library Computer Lab
Learn the basic elements of Microsoft Excel spreadsheet software.  Create a spreadsheet using formulas and chart the data.
Baby Time
10:00-10:30am
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jun. 21, 10:00-10:30amBaby Time
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
4:30-5:30 pm
 Lego Play
Tuesday, Jun. 21, 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, Jun. 22, 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, Jun. 22, 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, Jun. 22, 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 - My Clay Pot
2:00-3:00pm
 Family Craft - My Clay Pot
Wednesday, Jun. 22, 2:00-3:00pmFamily Craft - My Cl
Victoria Public Library
Add a positive piece to your environment! Mod Podge the outside with old magazines and newspapers, then pot your plant and watch it grow! This event caters to the entire family! 
 
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Family Story Time
9:30-10:00am
 Family Story Time
Thursday, Jun. 23, 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
Thursday, Jun. 23, 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, Jun. 24Finding 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, Jun. 24, 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
Tech Lab: Online Job Application and Resume Help @ VPL
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Tech Lab: Online Job Application and Resume Help @ VPL
Friday, Jun. 24, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.Tech 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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Tech Basics: Introduction to PowerPoint @ VPL
9:30 AM
Tech Basics: Introduction to PowerPoint @ VPL
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 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.
Baby Time
10:00-10:30am
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 10:00-10:30amBaby Time
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 WeDo Robotics
4:30-5:30 pm
 Lego WeDo Robotics
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 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, Jun. 29, 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, Jun. 29, 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, Jun. 29, 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!
Performer Todd McKinney
2:00-3:00pm
 Performer Todd McKinney
Wednesday, Jun. 29, 2:00-3:00pmPerformer Todd McKin
Victoria Public Library
Todd McKinney has been a consistent hit with kids of all ages, all across Texas for more than 20 years. You’ll see amazing magic tricks, hear funny stories and witness audience participation during Todd’s high energy, reading-themed program.
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Family Story Time
9:30-10:00am
 Family Story Time
Thursday, Jun. 30, 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
Thursday, Jun. 30, 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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