Inquiring Minds

Tue
27
Jun

Inquiring Minds: Summertime concerns

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 can never remember.  What’s the name of the condition where you get so cold that you might die? Is that called HYPOthermia or HYPERthermia?

Mon
19
Jun

Inquiring Minds: Where is Wolmido Island?

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. One of my late relatives served in the Korean War in a place with a name that sounds like “Womedo.” Can you identify that place?

Mon
22
May

Inquiring Minds: Other FBI directors fired

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 President Trump fired the head of the FBI, they said that this was only the second time in history that a president had dismissed the FBI director. What was the first?

Fri
19
May

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 are some of the most interesting ones they’ve gotten lately.

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

Tue
02
May

Inquiring Minds: What are Slovenian beehives?

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 are Slovenian beehives?​

Mon
24
Apr

Need a new library card/PIN number?

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 haven’t used my library card in a long time, and I don’t have a PIN. Do I have to get a new one?

Wed
19
Apr

Inquiring Minds: What is GHIN?

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 GHIN?​

Tue
11
Apr

Inquiring Minds: E-book information

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 don’t see an e-book title that I want in your catalog, can I request it through Inter-Library Loan in e-book format?

Sun
26
Feb

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?

Sun
19
Feb

Inquiring Minds: JFK’s best line

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. Our recent Presidential Inauguration made me think back to the most famous line from Twentieth Century Inaugurations: “Ask not what your country can do for you but what you can do for your country.” Is it true that Kennedy stole that line from Cicero?

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