That’s It Fellas!

Thank you everyone for another successful Dewey Donation System book drive! You helped Dewey send 667 books and $3758 (doubled to $7516!) to The Village Learning Place in Baltimore. From Dewey, Pamie, David and the VLP we’re giving you all a big internet hug and a few e-high fives! If you couldn’t donate during our book drive there is no reason why you can’t still send a book...
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Drive Ends September 24!

Look what you did! We only have a few days left in this year’s Dewey Drive! Have you had a chance to send some books or dollars over to Baltimore? Don’t miss out on the fun! If you haven’t seen the good you’ve been doing, take a look at the VLP’s flickr page dedicated to Dewey. Their circulation desk is quickly getting filled with donations (they had over 100...
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All Right! Pamie’s Mom Rocks Out for DeweyDonationSystem.org

Pamie’s mom threw down a challenge — and the generous donors of the Dewey Donation System answered. Thanks to everyone who donated their time, money, effort and tweets to make this moment possible. Pamie’s Mom issued the following statement: “Oh, I really don’t know what to say other than thank you for everything, and thanks for supporting Pamie. Lots of kids are...
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Woo-Hoo! RockMom Goal Reached!

You hit the Pamie’s Mom Challenge with days to spare! We’re working behind the scenes (read: waiting for Dave to wake up) to post the video, which is on deck and ready to go. Should be any minute now! … annnnny minute now. … hmm. In the meantime: how about donating some books? Oh, you already did that? Well, thank you. Do you know someone who hasn’t? Maybe you...
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Don’t Let Mom Down

So Pamie’s Mom has thrown down a challenge. If we raise 600 books and $3000 dollars for the Village Learning Place by Monday, September 20th, she will allow Pamie to post video of her singing Beatles Rock Band. Some facts: 1. It is the first time Pamie’s Mom has ever tried Rock Band. 2. It is definitely after one glass of wine, but might be two. 2a. Pamie’s mom rarely...
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The Books Have Landed

Look what has started to appear at the Village Learning Place! “The boxes of books that just came in the mail are taller than our...
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Thanks, You Grow Girl!

Big thanks to Gayla and everyone reading over at You Grow Girl for putting a nice dent in the gardening wish list! Check out Gayla’s books You Grow Girl and Grow Great Grub UPDATE: Gayla’s books were instantly wish list’d! Still 18 other books in the list...
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Welcome to the 2010 Book Drive

“I’m glad the VLP is in our neighborhood not just so my own kids can go there, but so all the children in the neighborhood can have an educational and safe place to go after school to read and learn.” - Jennifer Martin, Community Resident and early VLP Volunteer Good morning, Ballllltimooooore! Baltimore! Charm City! John Waters! Crab Cakes! Crippling Poverty! …no,...
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About Village Learning Place

Connect with the VLP: Website | Twitter | Facebook | Flickr The Village Learning Place (VLP) is a dynamic 501(c)3 nonprofit library, learning center, and community garden in the Charles Village neighborhood of Baltimore City. The VLP’s mission is to promote literacy, cultural awareness, and lifelong learning, offering free, high-quality educational, cultural, and outreach programs that are...
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How to Donate to the VLP

This year there’s so many ways to participate in the Dewey Donation System — matched cash donations, Amazon wishlist hollowing and independent bookstore tag teaming — it’s hard to pick which one will be the most fun! (Dewey’s suggestion? “Dew them all!”) DUDE! DOUBLE DOLLARS FOR DEWEY! In conjunction with the VLP’s 10th anniversary, a local...
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