Inquiring Minds

Sun
18
Oct

Inquiring minds: What has ice cream got to do with soccer?

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 Schwan’s USA Cup?

Sun
11
Oct

Inquiring minds: Buy a book you’ve always wanted

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. When is the next big book sale at Roseville Library?

Sun
04
Oct

Inquiring minds: Spanish bullfight music

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 Paso Doble?

Wed
30
Sep

Inquiring minds: Who's 'Boogiepop?'

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 Japanese “light novel”?

 

 

Wed
30
Sep

Inquiring minds: Check out “Shangaan Shake”

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 Shangaan Electro?

 

 

Mon
21
Sep

Inquiring minds: Do you have to be ‘this high’ to go on this ride?

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. When you’re driving, can you use the carpool lane if your only passenger is your kid who is too young to drive?

 

 

Sun
06
Sep

Inquiring minds: Returned book to wrong library? What now?

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 accidentally returned two of your Library’s books to the Hennepin County Library system.  I can only remember one of the titles. What should I do now?

 

 

Tue
18
Aug

Inquiring Minds: Minnesotans speak Latin?

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’d like to know how to pronounce Latin name for the Minnesota native plant, the pink lady slipper.

Tue
11
Aug

Inquiring Minds: Where did ‘left’ and ‘right’ start?

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.  When we talk about extremist political groups, we often describe them as “far-left” or “far-right” groups.  But where do those directions come from?  Why don’t we call them “deep blue” or “dark red” groups instead?

 

 

Tue
04
Aug

Inquiring Minds: It’s red; there’s a rooster on the bottle . . .

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’s the name of that really hot sauce that comes from Vietnam? It comes in a red plastic bottle.

 

 

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