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*Times & Dates are subject to change.

Story Time

Story Time

When: Wednesdays at 10:30 am 

Location: Story Time Room

*Registration is required for the scheduled Story Times. 

Register for Story Time via email to: 

Please include the following information: Guardian's name, child's name, child's age, and valid phone number. 

Program registration will be granted until the program is full.

Summer Reading Program (June-August)

TBA May 2024

Contact Information

Children's Librarian

Christina Salas  

P: (830) 774-7595 ext. 1903

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Young Adult (YA) programs are geared toward pre-teens and teens (ages 11 to 17) in grades 6-12.

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International Teens

Learn about other cultures while eating delicious and unique snacks. Every month, we explore a different location while tasting snacks that are hard (or impossible!) to find in the States. Trivia, games, music, and recipes are included! 

Location: Story Time Room

Registration is required; please email us at to register for this program. 

Please include the following information:

Guardian name, Student(s) name, Student age(s), Email, and Phone contact. 

Program registration will be granted on a first received basis until the program is full. 

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Novel Ideas

A writers' support group! Join writer friends for creative prompts, helpful feedback, and shared resources. 

When: 1st Thursday of the month

Location: Small Conference Room


Write Ins for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)

During November the VVCL will host Write Ins, writer-friendly spaces, in support of National Novel Writing Month. Writers of all ages and types are welcome to attend. (Please note that younger children must be supervised by a guardian.) The VVCL has writer resources available for Young Writers (17 and under) upon request via email or by stopping by the Circulation Desk. 

For more information about NaNoWriMo, visit

For more information about the NaNoWriMo Young Writer's Program (17 and younger), visit

For more information from the VVCL, contact Rachel at

Contact Information

Young Adult Librarian

Rachel Hinman

P: (830) 774-7595 ext. 1906

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1st Thursday Book Club

1st Thursday Book Club has a new format. We are alternating assigned reading and book talks (see “What Are You Reading? Book Club). No advanced sign-up is required, and everyone is welcome!

1st Thursday Book Club selections for 2023:

  • September 7, 2023: The House on Vesper Sands by Paraic O’Donnell
  • November 2, 2023: Before the Coffee Get Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi
  • January 4, 2024: The Lost for Words Bookshop by Stephanie Butland

When: Thursdays at 12 pm - 1 pm 

Location: Small Conference Room


Coffee and...

Join us for coffee, doughnuts, and a guest speaker on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Val Verde County Library.

When: Wednesdays at 10:30 – 11:30 am (September – May)

Location: Large Conference Room


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Crafternoon for Adults

Join us for fun and relaxing monthly craft projects. Supplies are limited and registration is required. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Val Verde County Library.

2023 Schedule:

  • September 25, 2023: Boho Rainbow Freshies
  • October 23, 2023: Macrame Ghost Wall Hanging
  • November 13, 2023: Painting with Yarn

When: Mondays at 4:30 – 6:00 pm

Location: Small Conference Room

Please note: Times and dates for these programs are subject to change or cancellation.

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Fiber Arts

Have a great time meeting other fiber artists in our community. Be sure to bring your work in progress.

When: Wednesdays at 4:30 – 5:30 pm

Location: Small Conference Room

What Are You Reading? Book Club

Have fun expanding your literary horizons with our newest book group. Bring a book you've enjoyed from the VVCL collection, hoopla Digital, or from your personal collection and share it (no spoilers!) with fellow bibliophiles. If you’d like your book to be one of four featured books, please submit the book your selection one week before we meet. Your book will be added to a list with information on availability and author information for your fellow book club members. Please submit your books to Ms. Galvan at

2023 Schedule:

  • October 5, 2023
  • December 7, 2023

When: Thursdays at 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Location: Small Conference Room

Contact Information

Reference Librarian

Barbara Galvan 

P: (830) 774-7595 ext. 1907

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