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Pikesville Branch ♦ 1301 Reisterstown Road ♦ 410-887-1234


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Friends of the Pikesville Library

Diane Frank Memorial Lecture Series

Adult - Wednesdays at 1 p.m.

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Keneithia Mitchell

Oct 8       Wed       1:00 PM

Our season opens with a live performance by this talented operatic soprano who has performed at Carnegie Hall.


Battle of Baltimore

Oct 15       Wed       1:00 PM

Brian Reynolds, from Fort McHenry, discusses the September 1814 Battle of Baltimore, including both the Defense of Fort McHenry and the Battle of North Point, as well as background information on the causes of the war.


James Archer Abbott

Oct 22       Wed       1:00 PM

The director and curator of the Evergreen Museum & Library discusses the influences behind "The Presidential Dish: The Politics and Ambition of White House Tableware."


Dr. Stephen H. Grant

Oct 29       Wed       1:00 PM

The JHU Press author discusses his new book Collecting Shakespeare: The Story of Henry and Emily Folger about the founders of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. - the largest collection of Shakespeareanna in the world.

Michael Olesker

Nov 5       Wed       1:00 PM

The author of Front Stoops in the Fifties, JHU Press author and former Baltimore Sun columnist talks about the city he knows so well.


Sue Sullam

Nov 12       Wed       1:00 PM

Ms. Sullam discusses her father's role in the recovery of gold, silver and art stolen from Holocaust victims.


Dale Terrill

Nov 19          Wed    1:00 PM

Learn about the history of the Reservoir Hill neighborhood, from this enthusiastic new author.

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It’s frequently necessary to arrive early due to seating/space limitations. Some programs (such as “Baby Story Time ” and hands-on technology training) are limited in size and registration is necessary. These programs are noted in listings as “registration required.”  You can register for most events by clicking below or by simply calling/visiting the branch one week prior to the program.


Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request.  Eight business days’ notice prior to the event is requested.



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Last revised: November 6, 2014