News & Announcements

Now Hiring! Library Associate

We are looking for a part-time library associate to begin working weekday afternoons/evenings immediately. Please read the full position description, then send a cover letter and resume to if you’re interested in applying. Thank you!

Celebrate Black History Month with Books!

When Nicole Johnson was working at the Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School in California almost 30 years ago, all the curriculum books featured African American characters. It was an incredible opportunity for young people of color to read books with characters that looked like them and had similar experiences. Unfortunately, exposure to such a comprehensive […]

Spaghetti Disco XXII is here!

Your favorite wacky neighborhood tradition is back in 2020 to make a special Leap Day appearance. Spaghetti Disco XXII will be on Saturday, February 29, from 5:30–11:00pm, at Peabody Heights Brewery. Buy your tickets online today! This year will be the 22nd annual Spaghetti Disco, a tradition that brings the community together for one night […]

Recipes from Cooking With Chiles at 2nd Wednesdays

Peter and Shelley Treadway wowed the 2nd Wednesdays audience with an educational chile cooking demonstration on January 8. Chiles cross international cuisine boundaries, appearing often in Asian and Hispanic cooking, which make them a fun and intriguing ingredient for home cooks and professional chefs alike. Dip your toe in–try making some of the dishes Peter […]

Why I Volunteer

By Shirley Brewer  I’ve volunteered for the 2nd Wednesdays Committee at the Village Learning Place (VLP) for approximately the past ten years–helping to plan the monthly sessions of speakers/concerts/presentations, giving opening and/or closing remarks, and bringing treats to share. It’s always a joy when everything comes together on that one Wednesday night of the month–as it […]

Normal Operations Today

Though Baltimore City Public Schools are closed today, the VLP will operate normally. The library will open at noon, and we’re offering Half Day Fun Day care from 11:00am to 5:30pm. The 2nd Wednesdays program will take place as scheduled, starting at 7:00pm tonight.

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