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Extreme Makeover: Library Edition

The team steps off the bus in matching gray t-shirts and game faces, ready for the challenge that awaits them. Will they be able to turn this cluttered library and learning center into a polished hidden gem in just 5 hours? Let’s find out. On June 19, ten volunteers from the Annie E. Casey Foundation […]

A Garden Grows Community

Finding a tranquil outdoor reading space in the city can be as rare as coming across a book that enthralls you. Luckily, you can discover both at the Village Learning Place, and what better time to do so than at the start of another charming Baltimore summer? The garden has been fundamental to the identity […]

VLP Students Spring Into Leadership

As another school year draws to a close, and the focus shifts from academics to summer fun, LINK After School students and teachers reflect on lessons learned this year. Students in the Pre-Kindergarten /Kindergarten class learned a lot about positive character traits and how to build healthy relationships. Ms. Laura, the Pre-K/K teacher, selected books […]

New Adult Job Workshop

The Village Learning Place launched a weekly adult job search assistance/resume support workshop this month. Stop by the library any Tuesday from 5:00–6:00 pm for individualized assistance with your online job search and the application process! Class meets in the computer lab downstairs.

System Update: The Village Learning Place embraces a 21st century approach to library operations

Joy Green, writing for The Baltimore Sun in 2001, highlighted a fundamental aspect of the Village Learning Place’s identity when she characterized it as a “once-shuttered Baltimore public library branch reincarnated…as a community anchor.” The birth of the VLP in 2000 was more than coincidental with the new millennium–it was symbolic. Founders and subsequent leaders […]

Library Closed 3/31

The VLP library will be closed Saturday, March 31 for the holiday weekend. It will reopen Monday, April 2nd at 10:00 am

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