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Victoria Public Library provides voter registration assistance

Residents can pick up a voter registration application at the front desk

VICTORIA, Texas - If you still need to register to vote, you can now do so at the Victoria Public Library. The library, like all public libraries in Texas, is a voter registration agency. Residents can visit the front desk…

Book sale at Victoria Public Library this week

Friends of the Library host the sale until this Saturday

  VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria Public Library will host the Friends of the Library sale every day this week. The sale's proceeds fund…

Here is a look at City closures for the observance of Labor Day

Nonemergency offices will close

VICTORIA, Texas - On Monday, Sept. 5, all nonemergency offices at the City of Victoria will close in observance of Labor Day. Closures: nonemergency city offices the Victoria Public Library the compost site Open: the landfill Riverside Golf Course Garbage,…

'Mini library' now available at local Boys & Girls Club

McCoy's Building Supply, Habitat for Humanity provided the bookshelf

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria children now have access to Victoria Public Library books at the Boys & Girls Club in Victoria. The process The public library partnered with McCoy's Building Supply and Habitat for Humanity to create a "mini library"…

Column: How can the library better meet your needs?

Dayna Williams-Capone shared the following message

Dayna Williams-Capone shared the following message: Are you a Victoria Public Library patron? If so, how can we improve our services? If not, how can we change that? The scope of services offered by public libraries has changed greatly over…

Keep Victoria Beautiful held Silver City neighborhood cleanup

Local departments were present for outreach

VICTORIA, Texas - On March 5, community members came together for the Silver City neighborhood cleanup hosted by Keep Victoria Beautiful. According to a news release from the City of Victoria's Communications office, approximately 160 volunteers helped residents move brush…

Victoria Public Library Board votes to keep LGBTQ books

Citizens, including parents and a certified school counselor, voice their concerns during the meeting

VICTORIA, Texas - On Wednesday, Dec. 15, the Victoria Public Library Advisory Board met to discuss a selection of LGBTQ books that were previously accessible at this library. Several citizens are questioning whether these 21 books should remain accessible to…

VPL to host "Gingerbread on Main" this Saturday

The Victoria Public library has a great idea for the family this holiday season

        Victoria, Texas - The library is handing out do it yourself gingerbread house assembly kits. You can pick one up this Saturday morning along the main street side…

One group wants to see LGBTQI books removed from Victoria Public Library

A former library board member says that removing the books would be an attack on the First Amendment

VICTORIA, Texas - One group of local individuals plan on being at the Victoria Public Library board meeting this Wednesday demanding that books relating to LGBTQI be taken off the library shelves. They are…

Victoria Public Library offers new streaming service

Register for Hoopla at www.hoopladigital.com

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria Public Library has expanded its digital offerings with Hoopla. Hoopla is a new streaming service providing adult library card holders with access to audio books, e-books, movies, music, TV shows and graphic novels. You can…

What to expect on Community Crossroads

VICTORIA, Texas - Here's a look at what to expect this weekend on Community Crossroads. Jesús Garza, City Manager for the City of Victoria We discuss city ongoings and…

City of Victoria closings for Independence Day observance

Here is what you need to know

VICTORIA, Texas - On Monday, July 4, all nonemergency officers at the City of Victoria will be closed in observance of Independence Day. On Sunday, July 4 and Monday, July 5, the Victoria Public Library will be closed. The compost…

City of Victoria closures for Memorial Day observance

Here is what you need to know

VICTORIA, Texas - On Monday, May 31, all nonemergency offices at the City of Victoria will close in observance of Memorial Day. The Victoria Public Library and compost, brush site will be closed. The Victoria landfill will close early at…

Friends of the Library returns to Victoria in May 2021

New health measures to be followed

VICTORIA, Texas- The Friends of the Library will host its first book sale since January 2020 for Victoria residents to browse the Bronte room for bargain-priced books. The book sale will take place in the Victoria Public Library's Bronte Room…