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Triple Your Impact: Donations to the Village Learning Place’s Neverending Stories Campaign matched 2-to-1 by the France-Merrick Foundation and a State of Maryland Bond Bill.

The Village Learning Place hopes to raise $1 million through the Neverending Stories Campaign to fund renovations in its historic library building and to ensure our successful programs grow and thrive. Every individual donation will be matched 2-for-1 up to $100,000 by the State of Maryland and the France-Merrick Foundation. The iconic library was commissioned […]

Closures Due to Inclement Weather

Due to inclement weather, the library will close at 5:00pm today, 11/15/2018. The LINK program will end early at 4:30pm this afternoon. We assume normal operations tomorrow. Stay safe and warm out there!

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 […]

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