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Loch Raven Branch ♦ 1046 Taylor Avenue ♦ 410-887-4444


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The Friends of the Loch Raven Library Guest Speaker Series


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A Walk in Nature: Rocky Point and Marshy Point Park and Nature Center

Sep 9       Tue       7:00 PM

Benjamin Porter, Baltimore County Recreation and Parks naturalist and community supervisor, will spotlight Rocky Point and Marshy Point parks, discuss local wildlife and show some of the live wildlife housed at the nature center.

You Can't Stop Murder:  Truths About Policing in Baltimore and Beyond

Oct 14       Tue       2:00 PM

Stephen Tabeling is a retired police officer, former lieutenant in the Homicide department of Baltimore City and former chief of police in Salisbury, Md.  He co-authored this book with Stephen Janis, an investigative reporter for Fox 45 in Baltimore.

Saidie May, Pioneer of Early 20th Century Collecting

Nov 11       Tue       2:00 PM

Local author Susan Helen Adler discusses her book about Saidie May, a Cone cousin and avid art collector who owned the Renoir painting recently returned to the Baltimore Museum of Art.

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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