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Sherlock Holmes Game Night

Wed, August 2, 2017 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

The game is afoot at the Rosenbach-literally. Join us this summer to play the sleuth with a selection of board games, card games, and role-playing games inspired by the iconic master detective Sherlock Holmes. Light refreshments will be provided and seasoned game-masters will be on hand to guide…

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Bibliococktails: The Hound of the Baskervilles

Fri, August 11, 2017 7:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

Beat the dog days of summer with the most famous canine in crime fiction (sorry, Scooby). With a discussion of this puzzling prequel and a specially crafted cocktail, The Baskerville, you can help us do battle with Sherlock Holmes’ fiercest foe.

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GUMSHOE Mobile Experience

Now through Fri, September 1, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

You can also experience the  GUMSHOE  immersive adventure outside live performance times using your mobile phone. Got 45–60 minutes? Start in the lobby of Parkway Central Library with your mobile phone and text the keyword  FULLSHOE  to the number 215-GUMTHAT…

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Clever Criminals and Daring Detectives

Now through Fri, September 1, 2017 5:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

Since the early days of printing, readers have thrilled to true crime tales of highwaymen, murderers, and the last words of executed criminals. These narratives provided a mix of lurid details, moral uplift, and reassurance of the workings of justice. While true crime attracted readers through…

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Becoming the Detective: The Making of a Genre

Now through Fri, September 1, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

Born in 1841, from the mind of Edgar Allan Poe, the detective story has long captured readers’ imaginations. Becoming the Detective: The Making of a Genre explores the story’s development and its readers’ integral role. Although savants like Sherlock Holmes…

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