News & Announcements

Calling All Artists and Crafters!

For all the makers, crafters, toolers, artists, and artisans: Apply to be a vendor at our annual Holiday Artisan Market! Applications are due by October 19, and we will advise vendors about next steps by October 24, after our committee’s selection process. Even if your version of crafty involves local breweries rather than the yarn […]

Esther Bonnet, lifelong volunteer and advocate, leaves a legacy of hope that touches the Village Learning Place

Esther Bonnet spent her life creating ways to uplift her beloved Baltimore community. Now, that legacy will establish a new Graphic Novel Collection on the Village Learning Place library bookshelves. The collection will be made possible by a donation in Ms. Bonnet’s honor, through the Johns Hopkins University Woman’s Club. Ms. Bonnet was a long-time […]

Library closed Sept. 19

The VLP library will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 19. It will reopen at 10:00 am Thursday, Sept. 20. Thank you for your understanding.

A Day in the Life of a LINK Leader

Three adolescent students stare at the Google Sheets page open on the laptop in front of them. Each hopes for creative and amusing descriptions of features their mythical beast could have (Does the tail glow in the dark? Are its eyes blood-red?). Destiny, Janeya, and Madison are in a coding class, and their assignment is […]

VLP Community Garden featured in The Baltimore Sun

The Charles Village community garden at the VLP is a vision come to life through the hard work of volunteers. The Baltimore Sun wrote all about it, read their full article here.

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 […]

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