The Diocesan Library, located at 1505 E. Mesquite Ln. on the second floor of the Chancery Building in Victoria, Texas, has over 4,000 books on religious and catechetical topics.
In order to check out materials from the library you need to fill out the library user form. You will be given a library patron number which functions as your library card.
The check out period for books, audio cassettes, and CDs is three weeks and two weeks for videos and DVDs.
After you search the catalog and make a selection, you may e-mail us your request to check out or reserve the material at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (361) 573-0828 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday-Friday.
A patron may check out a maximum of five (5) items at one time.
Items can be reserved online by using the Alexandria Library program. In order to reserve videos, DVDs or books, you must be a Library Patron. If you are not presently a Library Patron, please fill out the Library Patron Form. In order to reserve materials using the Alexandria Library Program you need a Patron Number and a Patron Password. When becoming a Library Patron one is given a Patron Number. The Patron Password is your last name. You can also reserve materials by calling (361) 573-0828 or by email at email@example.com.
Please cancel your request if you decide not to use materials. This will enable others to use them.
Six days are allowed for mailing before showing date. Materials must be returned the day after showing (allowing six days for return mail). The patron detail slip will show the date material is due in our office.
Parishes, schools, and individuals will be charged for damage to materials, outside usual wear and tear. Notify us if you have difficulty with a video. Please keep your A/V equipment in proper running order to avoid unnecessary damage.
Material lost or damaged in the mail will be charged to the parish, school, or individual.
Please return materials on or before due date. Also, please rewind videos before returning and return all Study Guides.
Code Used for Library Materials
|P - Primary||Kindergarten - Third grade|
|I - Intermediate||Fourth - Fifth grade|
|J - Junior||Sixth - Eighth grade|
|S - High School||Ninth - Twelfth grade|
|A - Adult||18 or Older|