Victoria Public Library reopens Wednesday during Harvey repairs
The Victoria public library opened its doors today for the first time since Hurricane Harvey left it out of operation. While the library still has some roof and water damage, staff ensure residents that the library is safe and welcome to anyone looking for a good book, movie or CD. Director Dayna Williams-Capone expressed her and her staff’s excitement at finally opening the library doors to the public.
“We were very excited this morning and, I think, relieved to some degree. To have a lot of this damage and repair, well not full repairs, but at least clean up behind us. And, the staff was excited. We were missing our public. We were missing our users and we’re really happy to have them back today.” said Williams-Capone.
The library plans to finish final repairs sometime in the future and will be closed during that time. No timeline has been given for when the repairs will be made.
The library will open to the public this Wednesday, September 13th.
Library hours September 13th- September 15th will be 9:00 am-6:00 pm and Saturday, September 16th 9:00 am-5:00 pm
The library will resume regular hours starting Monday September 18th.
All Story Times will be off-site this week 9/12-9/14 as the Bronte Room is still unavailable at this time.
A NOTE FROM THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY
Due to the unforeseen circumstances and unexpected damage from Hurricane Harvey the Friends of the Library regrets to announced that there will be no fall book sale this year. No dates have been set as to when the repairs will begin in the library’s Bronte Room, which is the location of all book sales. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time. January book sale is scheduled for January 14, 2018 – January 20, 2018.