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Ongoing Activities

Let’s Meet at the Library

Let's meet at the library

Self-directed social groups for communal ideas.

Would you like to meet up with others with similar interests in the ambience of the library?

Bring in your latest project and share ideas with like-minded others.

These group sessions are self-directed and offer a great opportunity to mingle.

Scrabble:  Monday 1 pm - 3 pm  

Knitting:  Wednesday 10:30 am - 12 noon 

Chess:  Wednesday 1 pm - 3pm

Charles Dickens Group: First Thursday of the month 2 pm - 4 pm

French Conversation Group: Third Thursday of the month 2:30 pm - 4 pm

Holiday Programs and Special Events

Holiday Programs

Events are held during holiday periods for both children and adults.

Events are advertised regularly on our website, Facebook page and in the library. Join the Friends of the Library to receive notification of what's on.

Navigator Book Club

Navigator Book Club

The Navigator Book Club is run in conjunction with the Royal Society for the Blind for those using Audio-Read Navigators, a print alternative.

Fourth Monday of the month from 10 am to 12 noon

Family History Help

Family history

Would you like to trace your family history but don't know where to start? Encounter Bay Family History Group volunteers can show you how!

Monday afternoons from 1 pm to 3 pm
Bookings required 8551 0730 or

Ancestry Library Edition is available at the Library.

Computer and Device Help


Free, one on one, basic help on phones, tablets or PCs

Monday to Friday - Bookings required 8551 0730 or

Encounter Rhyme and Storytime

Encounter Rhyme and Storytime

Enjoy action songs and nursery rhymes with your baby or toddler. Share a story and then get creative with fun toys for the bubs or a craft activity for the 2+ year olds. Session is suitable for 0-6 year olds.

Helping you grow great kids!

Parent or carer supervision is required for the entire session.

Every Tuesday 9:45 am to 10:30 am and Wednesday 10:30 am to 11:15 am during school term. Wednesday is a repeat of the Tuesday session. Book your space via our Events page

Book Clubs

Book Club

The library offers access to multiple book club sets, as well as hosting  U3A monthly book club meetings.

Please ask staff for details by calling (08) 8551 0730 or visit us in the library

The Friends of the Victor Harbor Library

The Friends are the social fundraising arm of the Victor Harbor Public Library.

The Friends Committee organise fundraising events such as book sales, raffles, and various other events inclucing guest speakers and educational/literary afternoons.

Join our mailing list to receive updates about what's on at the library.