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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One-on-One Tech Help
9:00 - 11:00 AM
 One-on-One Tech Help
Monday, Jul. 1, 9:00 - 11:00 AMOne-on-One Tech Help
Victoria Public Library
Your Computer Questions, Answered.
Every Monday, from 9 - 11 AM, work with staff 1-on-1 for 30 minutes on any of the following:
  • resumes
  • online applications
  • computer & internet basics
  • email setup
  • audiobooks on OverDrive
  • scanning or copying
...read more
Color Me Calm - Coloring for Adults
5:30 pm
Color Me Calm - Coloring for Adults
Monday, Jul. 1, 5:30 pmColor Me Calm - Colo
Victoria Public Library
Coloring isn't just for kids!
 Drop in and join us anytime between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. for an evening of coloring and relaxation! Coloring is a great activity to de-stress...read more
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Baby Time
9:00 AM
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jul. 2, 9:00 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...read more

Baby Time
10:00 AM
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jul. 2, 10:00 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...read more

Lego Play!
2:00 - 3:30 PM
 Lego Play!
Tuesday, Jul. 2, 2:00 - 3:30 PMLego Play!
Victoria Public Library
Get your creative juices flowing with Lego Play and build the build of your life! We have tons of Lego pieces for all to enjoy! Bring your imagination, build with Legos, and meet other Lego enthusiasts! This program is a come and go event so feel free to arrive whenever you can and leave early if yo...read more
Spinning Yarns
5:00 pm
 Spinning Yarns
Tuesday, Jul. 2, 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 ...read more
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Family Time
9:30 AM
 Family Time
Wednesday, Jul. 3, 9:30 AMFamily Time
Victoria Public Library

Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories and read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair! Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (361) 485-3302.
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Family Time
10:30 AM
 Family Time
Wednesday, Jul. 3, 10:30 AMFamily Time
Victoria Public Library

Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories and read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair! Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (361) 485-3302.
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Live Action Space Invaders!
5:00 PM
 Live Action Space Invaders!
Wednesday, Jul. 3, 5:00 PMLive Action Space In
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
A live action remake of an arcade classic! Can you defeat the alien invasion before they touch the ground? Roll dodgeballs to knock them out of the sky before the time runs out to secure your victory!

This event is open to children and teens ages 7 and up and is limited to 40 spots. Doors...read more

or call (361) 485-3307.
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CLOSED
 CLOSED
Thursday, Jul. 4, CLOSED
Victoria Public Library
Library will be closed for Independence Day.
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Finding Friday!
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
 Finding Friday!
Friday, Jul. 5, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PMFinding Friday!
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Every Friday during library hours, a different treasure hunt or mystery game will lead to prizes! Come to the Information Desk to get started.
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Coast Writers
11 A.M. - 1 P.M.
 Coast Writers
Saturday, Jul. 6, 11 A.M. - 1 P.M.Coast Writers
Victoria Public Library
Coast Writers is a group of adults young and old, for all levels of writers.
We come together to share manuscripts and exchange feedback, participate in writing exercise, discuss our writing process, and exchange information on writing craft and market information.
Wherever you a...read more
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One-on-One Tech Help
9:00 - 11:00 AM
 One-on-One Tech Help
Monday, Jul. 8, 9:00 - 11:00 AMOne-on-One Tech Help
Victoria Public Library
Your Computer Questions, Answered.
Every Monday, from 9 - 11 AM, work with staff 1-on-1 for 30 minutes on any of the following:
  • resumes
  • online applications
  • computer & internet basics
  • email setup
  • audiobooks on OverDrive
  • scanning or copying
...read more
Teen Craft: Stranger Things!
3 - 4 PM
 Teen Craft: Stranger Things!
Monday, Jul. 8, 3 - 4 PMTeen Craft: Stranger
Victoria Public Library

Celebrate the release of Season 3 with a snapshot in front of the alphabet wall! You know the one.

Personalize a notebook with stickers from in...read more

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Baby Time
9:00 AM
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jul. 9, 9:00 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...read more

Baby Time
10:00 AM
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jul. 9, 10:00 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...read more

Lego Play with Lego WeDo Robotics
2:00 - 3:30 PM
Lego Play with Lego WeDo Robotics
Tuesday, Jul. 9, 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
WeDo Robotics is an event for young tech enthusiasts and those who love to create. Participants will learn to build and program robots to do amazing things! Ages 5 and up. Registration required. 

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Family Time
9:30 AM
 Family Time
Wednesday, Jul. 10, 9:30 AMFamily Time
Victoria Public Library

Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories and read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair! Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (361) 485-3302.
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Family Time
10:30 AM
 Family Time
Wednesday, Jul. 10, 10:30 AMFamily Time
Victoria Public Library

Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories and read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair! Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (361) 485-3302.
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3D Printing Class: Make Your Name Keychain!
2:00 PM
3D Printing Class: Make Your Name Keychain!
Wednesday, Jul. 10, 2:00 PM3D Printing Class: M
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Join us and ToysinBox 3D Printing for a fun afternoon of learning and using your very own 3D Printer! All equipment is provided and everyone will learn to make their own keychain themselves onsite! 

This program is open to children and teens ages 8 and up, and sign ups are required. ...read more
3D Printing Class: Make Your Name Keychain!
3:30 PM
3D Printing Class: Make Your Name Keychain!
Wednesday, Jul. 10, 3:30 PM3D Printing Class: M
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Join us and ToysinBox 3D Printing for a fun afternoon of learning and using your very own 3D Printer! All equipment is provided and everyone will learn to make their own keychain themselves onsite! 
This program is open to children and teens ages 8 and up, and sign ups are required. Space ...read more

Gardening 101
5:30 pm
 Gardening 101
Wednesday, Jul. 10, 5:30 pmGardening 101
Victoria Public Library - Bronte Room
Wanting to start your own garden but not sure where to start? We will help cover the basics. And at the end you will make a recyclable seed starter to take home to help you get started on your own garden.
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Family Time
9:30 AM
 Family Time
Thursday, Jul. 11, 9:30 AMFamily Time
Victoria Public Library

Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories and read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair! Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (361) 485-3302.
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Family Time
10:30 AM
 Family Time
Thursday, Jul. 11, 10:30 AMFamily Time
Victoria Public Library

Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories and read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair! Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (361) 485-3302.
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Performance: Mad Science!
2:00 PM
 Performance: Mad Science!
Thursday, Jul. 11, 2:00 PMPerformance: Mad Sci
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Ever wanted to be a mad scientist? Well now's your chance! Experience a fun and interactive afternoon with Mad Science and perform experiments featuring chemical reactions, bubbling potions, and even an air pressure powered hovercraft!

This event is open to all ages! Seating is limite...read more
Performance: Mad Science!
3:30 PM
 Performance: Mad Science!
Thursday, Jul. 11, 3:30 PMPerformance: Mad Sci
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Ever wanted to be a mad scientist? Well now's your chance! Experience a fun and interactive afternoon with Mad Science and perform experiments featuring chemical reactions, bubbling potions, and even an air pressure powered hovercraft!

This event is open to all ages! Seating is limite...read more
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Finding Friday!
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
 Finding Friday!
Friday, Jul. 12, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PMFinding Friday!
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Every Friday during library hours, a different treasure hunt or mystery game will lead to prizes! Come to the Information Desk to get started.
TRC-15: Teen Robotics Club
1:00-3:00 p.m.
 TRC-15: Teen Robotics Club
Friday, Jul. 12, 1:00-3:00 p.m.TRC-15: Teen Robotic
Victoria Public Library
Build and program robots using Lego Mindstorm EV3 kits at the Library.
Whether you are a beginner or seasoned pro, this robotics club is open to all teens!
TRC-15 got its name because it was founded in 2015 -- but is still going strong! 
Registration required.  Teen program ...read more

or call (361) 485-3302.
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One-on-One Tech Help
9:00 - 11:00 AM
 One-on-One Tech Help
Monday, Jul. 15, 9:00 - 11:00 AMOne-on-One Tech Help
Victoria Public Library
Your Computer Questions, Answered.
Every Monday, from 9 - 11 AM, work with staff 1-on-1 for 30 minutes on any of the following:
  • resumes
  • online applications
  • computer & internet basics
  • email setup
  • audiobooks on OverDrive
  • scanning or copying
...read more
Family Craft: Build-your-own-Alien
2:00- 3:30 PM
Family Craft: Build-your-own-Alien
Monday, Jul. 15, 2:00- 3:30 PM
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Bring your imagination to life as the Victoria Public Library provides you with all of the tools necessary to create and build your own space alien!

This come-and-go craft is free for all ages and is available while supplies last.
Adults in Aprons
5:30 pm
 Adults in Aprons
Monday, Jul. 15, 5:30 pmAdults in Aprons
Victoria Public Library - Bronte Room
Working together as a team, you will be challenged to create a dish from ingredients we provide for you. Can you recreate these "Out of This World" treats?

Registration is required. You can register with the link in the description or by calling the Information Desk at 4...read more
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Baby Time
9:00 AM
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 9:00 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...read more

Baby Time
10:00 AM
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 10:00 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...read more

Lego Play!
2:00 - 3:30 PM
 Lego Play!
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 2:00 - 3:30 PMLego Play!
Victoria Public Library
Get your creative juices flowing with Lego Play and build the build of your life! We have tons of Lego pieces for all to enjoy! Bring your imagination, build with Legos, and meet other Lego enthusiasts! This program is a come and go event so feel free to arrive whenever you can and leave early if yo...read more
Spinning Yarns
5:00 pm
 Spinning Yarns
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 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 ...read more
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Family Time
9:30 AM
 Family Time
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 9:30 AMFamily Time
Victoria Public Library

Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories and read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair! Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (361) 485-3302.
Week...read more

Family Time
10:30 AM
 Family Time
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 10:30 AMFamily Time
Victoria Public Library

Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories and read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair! Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (361) 485-3302.
Week...read more

Family Craft: Build-your-own-Alien
5:00 - 6:30 PM
Family Craft: Build-your-own-Alien
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 5:00 - 6:30 PM
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Bring your imagination to life as the Victoria Public Library provides you with all of the tools necessary to create and build your own space alien!

This come-and-go craft is free for all ages and is available while supplies last.
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Family Time
9:30 AM
 Family Time
Thursday, Jul. 18, 9:30 AMFamily Time
Victoria Public Library

Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories and read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair! Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (361) 485-3302.
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Family Time
10:30 AM
 Family Time
Thursday, Jul. 18, 10:30 AMFamily Time
Victoria Public Library

Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories and read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair! Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (361) 485-3302.
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VPL Escape Room: Lost in Space!
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 VPL Escape Room: Lost in Space!
Thursday, Jul. 18, 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Come experience the first ever escape room at the Victoria Public Library! You will have 30 minutes to escape the room and get your group put up on the library's leaderboard! This event is open to teens and adults in groups of 2-6 people. Sign ups are required for a specific time slot. 
...read more
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Finding Friday!
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
 Finding Friday!
Friday, Jul. 19, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PMFinding Friday!
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Every Friday during library hours, a different treasure hunt or mystery game will lead to prizes! Come to the Information Desk to get started.
VPL Escape Room: Lost in Space!
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 VPL Escape Room: Lost in Space!
Friday, Jul. 19, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Come experience the first ever escape room at the Victoria Public Library! You will have 30 minutes to escape the room and get your group put up on the library's leaderboard! This event is open to teens and adults in groups of 2-6 people. Sign ups are required for a specific time slot. 
...read more

or call (361) 485-3307.
TRC-15: Teen Robotics Club
1:00-3:00 p.m.
 TRC-15: Teen Robotics Club
Friday, Jul. 19, 1:00-3:00 p.m.TRC-15: Teen Robotic
Victoria Public Library
Build and program robots using Lego Mindstorm EV3 kits at the Library.
Whether you are a beginner or seasoned pro, this robotics club is open to all teens!
TRC-15 got its name because it was founded in 2015 -- but is still going strong! 
Registration required.  Teen program ...read more

or call (361) 485-3302.
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Coast Writers
11 A.M. - 1 P.M.
 Coast Writers
Saturday, Jul. 20, 11 A.M. - 1 P.M.Coast Writers
Victoria Public Library
Coast Writers is a group of adults young and old, for all levels of writers.
We come together to share manuscripts and exchange feedback, participate in writing exercise, discuss our writing process, and exchange information on writing craft and market information.
Wherever you a...read more
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One-on-One Tech Help
9:00 - 11:00 AM
 One-on-One Tech Help
Monday, Jul. 22, 9:00 - 11:00 AMOne-on-One Tech Help
Victoria Public Library
Your Computer Questions, Answered.
Every Monday, from 9 - 11 AM, work with staff 1-on-1 for 30 minutes on any of the following:
  • resumes
  • online applications
  • computer & internet basics
  • email setup
  • audiobooks on OverDrive
  • scanning or copying
...read more
Teen Tech: Pi in the Sky Rocket Launch
2:00 - 3:30 PM
Teen Tech: Pi in the Sky Rocket Launch
Monday, Jul. 22, 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
Come check out our new Raspberry Pi kits as we program a model rocket launcher and blast a rocket off into space! This event is open to teens ages 12 and up!

or call (361) 485-3307.
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Baby Time
9:00 AM
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 9:00 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...read more

Baby Time
10:00 AM
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 10:00 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...read more

Lego Play with Lego WeDo Robotics
2:00 - 3:30 PM
Lego Play with Lego WeDo Robotics
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Victoria Public Library Children's Department
WeDo Robotics is an event for young tech enthusiasts and those who love to create. Participants will learn to build and program robots to do amazing things! Ages 5 and up. Registration required. 
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Family Time
9:30 AM
 Family Time
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 9:30 AMFamily Time
Victoria Public Library

Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories and read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair! Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (361) 485-3302.
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Family Time
10:30 AM
 Family Time
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 10:30 AMFamily Time
Victoria Public Library

Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories and read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair! Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (361) 485-3302.
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Family Time
9:30 AM
 Family Time
Thursday, Jul. 25, 9:30 AMFamily Time
Victoria Public Library

Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories and read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair! Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (361) 485-3302.
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Family Time
10:30 AM
 Family Time
Thursday, Jul. 25, 10:30 AMFamily Time
Victoria Public Library

Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories and read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair! Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (361) 485-3302.
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Summer Fun Fest End Party @ the Victoria Community Center
2:00 PM
Summer Fun Fest End Party @ the Victoria Community Center
Thursday, Jul. 25, 2:00 PMSummer Fun Fest End
Victoria Public Library
Bring an exciting summer to a close as Taylor Griswold and EPIC Entertainment present their Premiere Illusions Show! This event will include awesome illusions such as juggling machetes, handcuff escapes, and even sawing an audience member in half! You won't want to miss this! This event is free ...read more
How to Keep a Strong Honey Flow from Killing Your Bees
6:00 PM
How to Keep a Strong Honey Flow from Killing Your Bees
Thursday, Jul. 25, 6:00 PMHow to Keep a Strong
Victoria Public Library
Coastal Bend Beekeepers Association presents their first presentation and workshop over beekeeping. Meetings are free to the public and are kid friendly. Coastal Bend Beekeepers Assn is an equally opportunity provider of education to our community.

Questions?
CoastalBendBeekeepers@gm...read more
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Teen Super Smash Tournament & Summer Wrap-Up Party
3:00 PM
Teen Super Smash Tournament & Summer Wrap-Up Party
Saturday, Jul. 27, 3:00 PMTeen Super Smash Tou
Victoria Public Library
Totally bust your boredom with Exploding Kittens, ladder toss, and "sum up your summer" on a canvas. And of course, snacks!

Plus, Jaguar Esports will be hosting a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament. Sign ups required for participants, ages 12 and up. Space is limited...read more
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One-on-One Tech Help
9:00 - 11:00 AM
 One-on-One Tech Help
Monday, Jul. 29, 9:00 - 11:00 AMOne-on-One Tech Help
Victoria Public Library
Your Computer Questions, Answered.
Every Monday, from 9 - 11 AM, work with staff 1-on-1 for 30 minutes on any of the following:
  • resumes
  • online applications
  • computer & internet basics
  • email setup
  • audiobooks on OverDrive
  • scanning or copying
...read more
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Baby Time
9:00 AM
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 9:00 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...read more

Baby Time
10:00 AM
 Baby Time
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 10:00 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...read more

Spinning Yarns
5:00 pm
 Spinning Yarns
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 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 ...read more
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Family Time
9:30 AM
 Family Time
Wednesday, Jul. 31, 9:30 AMFamily Time
Victoria Public Library

Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories and read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair! Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (361) 485-3302.
Week...read more

Family Time
10:30 AM
 Family Time
Wednesday, Jul. 31, 10:30 AMFamily Time
Victoria Public Library

Family Story Time is packed with wonderful and exciting stories and read by our energetic and dynamic staff. These stories are infused with music and dancing! It’s a family affair! Questions? Feel free to call the Info Desk at (361) 485-3302.
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