DNR Q&A

Tue
02
Apr

Getting cozy with reading lists

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. Years ago you had a list of authors and book titles in the “Cozy” mystery category. They were mysteries without much violence. Do you still offer similar lists?

Wed
27
Mar

On reserving library study rooms

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 the procedure for reserving study rooms at the library? Is it possible to reserve study rooms in advance online? 

Wed
20
Mar

Name that movie

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 trying to think of an old movie. It stars Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy and (I think) a huge, old-fashioned mainframe computer. Can you help?

Mon
18
Mar

Compulsory anti-malaria drugs in WWII

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. An older relative told me that there was one drug that any service person in the Pacific Theater in World War II was ordered to take — no excuses! My relative is gone now, but can you tell me what the drug was?

Mon
11
Mar

Getting out of expired holds

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 put some books on hold and then I wasn’t able to pick them up. So now I have blocks on my online library account that have been there for quite a while. Will they ever go away on their own accord? How can I get rid of them?

Mon
25
Feb

Help on tracking down a birthday

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. We’re a small nonprofit, and we’d like to send one of our major donors a birthday card. We know the year he was born, but we’re not sure of the date. He has a relatively unusual name, if that is important. Can you help?

Mon
18
Feb

Was it Shoreview or Roseville?

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. Which came first — the Roseville Library or the Shoreview Library?

Tue
12
Feb

Reserving a study room

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. How do I reserve a study room at the Roseville Library?

Wed
06
Feb

Getting library materials from outside Ramsey County

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 unable to find a book in your online catalog in the Ramsey County system. Is there a way that I can request it from other library systems?

Wed
30
Jan

Are there resources regarding housing at the library?

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. Do you have legal books or other resources that can help with problems in regard to housing?

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