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Life of Ocean Explorers in Monterey Bay Inspires Students in Chesapeake

A deep-sea creature called the Dumbo octopus became the unofficial mascot of LINK After School last week when scientists shared the details of a sighting while speaking with students on a video conference call. The proclaimed cuteness of the octopus won over students in Let’s Invest in Neighborhood Kids (LINK) After School, grades 3–6, who […]

Live from Monterey Bay

Students in Let’s Invest in Neighborhood Kids (LINK) After School grades 3rd through 6th learned about life aboard the EV Nautilus, and marine life in Monterey Bay, California, Tuesday afternoon through the National Geographic Society Explorer Classroom. LINK After School students participated in a video conference with scientists currently working and living on the EV […]

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 […]

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