Loch Raven Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library

About this Branch   |   History   |   Friends

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Contact Information



Wheelchair accessible symbol.1046 Taylor Avenue 

Towson, Maryland 21286-8312


24-Hour Online "Ask Us" Services


  • Sun: 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
  • Mon: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Tue: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Wed: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Thu: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Fri: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Sat: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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About This Branch


  • This branch does not have a 24-hour Book Drop
  • Meeting Room 

The Loch Raven Branch provides a browsing collection which includes everything from best sellers and children's books to magazines, Baby Booster kits, books on CD, music CDs and DVDs. We also provide public access computers which offer internet access as well as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. In addition, wireless access is available throughout the building. The branch has a meeting room available for booking by community groups and businesses. 


Handicapped parking and access to the branch, including for the meeting room, is via the rear drive for the building.


The branch offers frequent preschool story times. Each summer, the BCPL Summer Reading Club encourages children to read all summer. Adult volunteers are welcome.

Local History

The library maintains historical photographs of the Loch Raven, Baynesville, and Hillendale

communities via our historic Legacy Web photo collection. 

Friends of the Loch Raven Library


Mission Statement:


The Friends of the Loch Raven Library seeks to serve the Loch Raven Branch, the surrounding community, and BCPL through advocacy, promotion, and enhancement of branch services, facilities, and available resources.




The Friends of the Loch Raven Library Guest Speaker Series brings a variety of entertaining and informative guests to the library, and these sessions are free to the public. Check the Loch Raven Branch calendar for more information!


Contact Person:  Bruce Knauff or lochravenlibraryfriends@gmail.com





Revised: November 2, 2015