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Pikesville ♦ 1301 Reisterstown Road ♦ 410-887-1234


Friends of the Pikesville Library

Diane Frank Memorial Lecture Series

Adult - Wednesdays at 1 p.m.

Keneithia Mitchell

Oct 8


1:00 PM

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

Michael Olesker

Nov 5


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.

Battle of Baltimore

Oct 15


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.


    Sue Sullam

   Nov 12


1:00 PM

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


James Archer Abbott

Oct 22


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."

   Dale Terrill
Nov 19          Wed    1:00 PM
    Learn about the history of the Reservoir Hill neighborhood, from this enthusiastic new author.

Dr. Stephen H. Grant

Oct 29


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.










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Because of space limitations in meeting rooms, to be sure of seating, it’s important to plan an early arrival time. For some programs where a small group is desirable, such as “Baby Story Time” and hands-on technology, registration is necessary. These programs are noted in the dateLines  listing as “registration required.” To register, simply call or visit the branch during the week preceding the program.


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

Last revised: August 25, 2014