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The Mystery of Nancy Drew: Hybrid/In-person

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January 29, 2022 ∙ 1:00 - 2:00pm
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1st floor – Meeting Room A&B
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Add to Calendar 2022-01-29 13:00:00 2022-01-29 14:00:00 America/Chicago The Mystery of Nancy Drew: Hybrid/In-person Historian Leslie Goddard explores the history of America's favorite girl detective. In-person with virtual presenter Signup required. internal tplibrary@tplibrary.org

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Ninety years ago, a plucky detective stepped out of her blue roadster and into the hearts of readers. The brainchild of publisher Edward Stratemeyer, Nancy Drew proved that a strong heroine with style and bravery could win huge popularity. Join historian Leslie Goddard, Ph.D., to explore the history of America's favorite girl detective. Who was Carolyn Keene, author of the series? Why did this girls' book series, more than any other, captivate generations of readers?

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