Inquiring Minds

Thu
05
Mar

Inquiring minds: List of checked out materials?

Each week the staff at the Roseville Library answers more than 2,500 questions on every subject under the sun. Here are some of the most interesting ones they’ve gotten lately.
Q.   Is there a way to get a list of all the books I have checked out from the library during the past year?

Mon
23
Feb

Inquiring minds: 'Novel' Title

Each week the staff at the Roseville Library answers more than 2,500 questions on every subject under the sun. Here are some of the most interesting ones they’ve gotten lately.
Q.   I’m reading a novel, and one of the chapters is titled “Lebenslüge.” What does that mean?

Wed
11
Feb

Inquiring minds: Roseville Library e-books

Each week the staff at the Roseville Library answers more than 2,500 questions on every subject under the sun. Here are some of the most interesting ones they’ve gotten lately.
Q.   Can I read e-books from the Library on my Chromebook?
 

Wed
11
Feb

Inquiring minds: Roseville library guide

Each week the staff at the Roseville Library answers more than 2,500 questions on every subject under the sun. Here are some of the most interesting ones they’ve gotten lately.
Q.    Can you tell me if you print a library guide to advertise your programs and services? If so, how do I get a copy?
 

Sat
07
Feb

Inquiring minds: I was listening to that old song “Tom Dooley” the other night, and I wondered what is the historical background to the case. Can you help?

Each week the staff at the Roseville Library answers more than 2,500 questions on every subject under the sun. Here are some of the most interesting ones they’ve gotten lately.
Q.    I was listening to that old song “Tom Dooley” the other night, and I wondered what is the historical background to the case. Can you help?
 

Thu
22
Jan

Inquiring minds: I’ve been watching a television show set in Seattle, and it seems like it’s raining in every single episode. Is Seattle really that damp?

Each week the staff at the Roseville Library answers more than 2,500 questions on every subject under the sun. Here are some of the most interesting ones they’ve gotten lately.
Q.    I’ve been watching a television show set in Seattle, and it seems like it’s raining in every single episode. Is Seattle really that damp?
 

Tue
23
Dec

Inquiring minds: Is there any Muslim holiday in December similar to Christmas or Hanukkah?

Each week the staff at the Roseville Library answers more than 2,500 questions on every subject under the sun. Here are some of the most interesting ones they’ve gotten lately.
Q.    Is there any Muslim holiday in December similar to Christmas or Hanukkah?
 

Fri
19
Dec

Inquiring minds: What is a Geo. A. Prince melodeon?

Each week the staff at the Roseville Library answers more than 2,500 questions on every subject under the sun. Here are some of the most interesting ones they’ve gotten lately.
Q.    What is a Geo. A. Prince melodeon?
 

Wed
26
Nov

Inquiring minds: Why is turkey the national Thanksgiving dish?

Each week the staff at the Roseville Library answers more than 2,500 questions on every subject under the sun. Here are some of the most interesting ones they’ve gotten lately.
Q.    Why is turkey the national Thanksgiving dish? Why not deer or goose or some other meat that the Pilgrims were partial to?
 

Sat
22
Nov

Inquiring minds: I'm writing a mystery

Each week the staff at the Roseville Library answers more than 2,500 questions on every subject under the sun. Here are some of the most interesting ones they’ve gotten lately.
Q.    I’m writing a murder mystery, and I want to get the details right. But it would just be too weird to ask a policeman or an emergency room doctor about how to choose the perfect poison. Are there any books I can use?
 

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