Inquiring Minds

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13
Nov

Inquiring Minds: What is a jackfruit?

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 jackfruit?​

Sun
06
Nov

Inquiring Minds: How did Father Hennepin happen to name Louisiana?

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 did Father Hennepin happen to name Louisiana? Was that an Indian word?

Sun
16
Oct

Inquiring Minds: Can I replace a damaged library book?

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. 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.​

Sun
09
Oct

Inquiring Minds: Computers for general public use

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 computers for general public use?

Sun
25
Sep

Inquiring Minds: Reviving a sluggish drain

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 heard that it’s possible to revive a sluggish drain with ordinary household chemicals? Do you have a recipe?​

Sun
18
Sep

Inquiring Minds: Kombucha: good or bad?

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.  So what’s the real story behind kombucha?  Is it good for you?  Or is it just a weird-tasting kind of iced tea?​

Sun
04
Sep

Inquiring Minds: What is a ‘knitting nancy’?

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.

NOTE: We will be taking a look back on some interesting questions while the librarian is on summer vacation.

Q.  What is a ‘knitting nancy’?​

Sun
28
Aug

Inquiring minds: E-books 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.

NOTE: We will be taking a look back on some interesting questions while the librarian is on summer vacation.

Q.  Can I request that the Library buy a new book by my favorite author as an e-book? I’d love to be able to read more library books on my e-reader.​

Wed
24
Aug

Inquiring minds: Fort Snelling history

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.

NOTE: We will be taking a look back on some interesting questions while the librarian is on summer vacation.

Q.  Fort Snelling was founded to protect white settlers in Minnesota.  Was it ever actually attacked?

Sun
21
Aug

Inquiring minds: What is Yggdrasil?

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 Yggdrasil? And how do you pronounce it?

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