Inquiring Minds

Mon
15
Oct

INQUIRING MINDS: Can you remind me to return books?

Each week the staff at the Roseville Library answers more than 2,500 questions on every subject under the sun. Here’s one of the most interesting ones they’ve gotten lately.

Q. Do you have a system that will help me to remember to return books on time? Other library systems use reminder emails.

Fri
12
Oct

INQUIRING MINDS: Is it possible to have eggs without a rooster?

Each week the staff at the Roseville Library answers more than 2,500 questions on every subject under the sun. Here’s one of the most interesting ones they’ve gotten lately.

Q. I’m thinking about getting a couple of chickens, so that I can have fresh eggs.  But I dread the idea of being woken up at dawn by the rooster’s crow (and I don’t think the neighbors will be very enthusiastic either.) Is it possible to have eggs without a rooster?

Thu
11
Oct

INQUIRING MINDS: Requesting books on the website

Each week the staff at the Roseville Library answers more than 2,500 questions on every subject under the sun. Here’s one of the most interesting ones they’ve gotten lately.

Q. Up until a few weeks ago, I could search for and request books on your website from my home computer. Now my searches show only a blank screen. I have a MAC and I normally use the Firefox browser. Is there something I need to update in my computer?

Sun
02
Sep

INQUIRING MINDS: Where to find archived newspaper articles

Each week the staff at the Roseville Library answers more than 2,500 questions on every subject under the sun. Here’s one of the most interesting ones they’ve gotten lately.

Q. Is zucchini poisonous for dogs?

Tue
28
Aug

INQUIRING MINDS: Dogs and zucchini

Each week the staff at the Roseville Library answers more than 2,500 questions on every subject under the sun. Here’s one of the most interesting ones they’ve gotten lately.

Q. Is zucchini poisonous for dogs?

Mon
13
Aug

INQUIRING MINDS: Resources on a new job or career

Each week the staff at the Roseville Library answers more than 2,500 questions on every subject under the sun. Here’s one of the most interesting ones they’ve gotten lately.

Q. I’m currently in a career transition and I want to get information and research what careers will become bigger in the future

Mon
06
Aug

INQUIRING MINDS: Remember the Har Mar tornado

Each week the staff at the Roseville Library answers more than 2,500 questions on every subject under the sun. Here’s one of the most interesting ones they’ve gotten lately.

Q. Back in the 1980s, there was the Har Mar Tornado and the Edina/Lake Harriet Tornado. Were those two separate events or were they part of the same weather system?

Fri
27
Jul

Inquiring Minds: Who was Melchisedec?

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 recieved lately.

Q. In the Bible it says, “Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.”  What does that mean? Who was Melchisedec?

Fri
20
Jul

Inquiring Minds: I need a copy of the Minnesota Drivers’ License Manual

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 recieved lately.

Q. How do I get a copy of the Minnesota Drivers’ License Manual so I can study for my test? The License Center closes before I get off work.

Fri
20
Jul

Inquiring Minds: Help, I’m having Downton Abbey withdrawal

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 recieved lately.

Q. I was a huge Downton Abbey fan, and I’m still suffering withdrawal pains since it ended. Can you recommend some books for Downton Abbey fans? 

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