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 often in American history has a presidential candidate won the popular vote but lost the election?
Q. We’re driving the whole family to Grandma’s house for the holidays this year in our SUV. How much can we figure that we’ll spend on driving?
Q. What is Sadie Hawkins Day?
Q. Why can’t I download eBooks from the Library for my Kindle anymore? What happened?
Q. What is a jackfruit?
Q. How did Father Hennepin happen to name Louisiana? Was that an Indian word?
Q. If I damage a library book, can I bring in a replacement copy of the same title rather than paying the Library for it? I promise that the replacement copy will be in good condition.
Q. Do you have computers for general public use?
Q. I’ve heard that it’s possible to revive a sluggish drain with ordinary household chemicals? Do you have a recipe?
Q. So what’s the real story behind kombucha? Is it good for you? Or is it just a weird-tasting kind of iced tea?
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