The Village Learning Place is an independent non-profit library that houses educational programs, enrichment opportunities, and informational resources for Charles Village and throughout Baltimore City. It is our belief that libraries are not only a repository for books, but also serve as community centers focused on the personal and professional growth of their patrons.
News & Announcements
The VLP will host the annual 2nd Wednesdays Holiday Artisan Market- a seasonal craft fair showcasing local artisans. This event draws hundreds of shoppers every year and is a great opportunity to pick up unique and locally-made gifts. Please stop by to purchase that perfect gift for a special someone, or find a nice little […]
You helped us turn a waitlist into a classroom! On Monday, October 3, the waitlisted 1st & 2nd graders began attending our LINK After School program. Mr. Cody (our newest AmeriCorps program assistant) is leading the new class. With your support, this year, LINK After School will serve a total of 120 students!
This year we have 18 1st and 2nd grade students on waitlist for the LINK After School program – this equals an entire classroom of kids. We don’t want to turn these children away, but to hire a part-time teacher we need to raise $15,000 for the school year, with an initial deadline of $5,000 by September 30. […]
Join us for a showcase of the many fun & educational activities that took place this summer at the Village Learning Place. Light refreshments will be served. Location: 2510 St. Paul Street (our classrooms directly across street from library) Please enter through the rear door at 2510. Ring door buzzer for entry. Parking spaces #18-32.
It’s back-to-school time and VLP needs to restock our supplies! Please consider donating to our School Supply Drive. Collection boxes are located in the VLP Library and at 2510 classrooms. All donated items will benefit students in the LINK (Let’s Invest in Neighborhood Kids) program. Check out the our Wish List below!
As most of our friends know, between May 13 and May 15 there was a flood at the VLP’s 2510 space. Water covered the floor for 10 hours or more and the space sustained extensive damage. The 6th grade LINK students decided to make a video to uplift spirits and express their love for the […]