Inquiring Minds

Fri
13
Sep

Inquiring minds: What is the "Cell Phone Lot" at the airport?

The last time I drove to the airport, I noticed an empty parking lot with a sign that read “Cell Phone Lot.” What is that? It seems like people use their cell phones all over the airport.

Fri
06
Sep

Inquiring minds: Books on the Lewis and Clark expedition

There are so many books on the Lewis and Clark expedition. I have read Undaunted Courage by Stephen Ambrose. What are some other good books that I could try?

Fri
23
Aug

Inquiring minds: origins of idioms in American lit?

I am looking for a source that will help me determine the origin of idioms used by Americans, particularly those idioms that have their origin in American literature. Can you help?

Tue
16
Jul

Inquiring minds: Does the name Voldemort have a meaning?

Does the name Voldemort have a meaning? I know that “mort” means “death”, but what about the rest of it?

Tue
16
Jul

Inquiring minds: Does my library card give me access to other libraries as well?

Does my Ramsey County Library card give me access to other libraries as well?

Tue
16
Jul

Inquiring minds: investment research tools available online?

Are there any investment research tools available online at the Ramsey County Library?

Thu
13
Jun

Inquiring minds: What does “dyslipidemia” mean?

What does “dyslipidemia” mean? My doctor is warning me about it.

Mon
03
Jun

Inquiring minds: Can I read online magazines from the Library??

Is it true that I can now read online magazines from the Library?

Thu
18
Apr

Inquiring minds: Can I book a meeting room at the Library?

Can I book a meeting room for our group at the Library for every Thursday afternoon?

Thu
18
Apr

Inquiring minds: violating copyright laws?

I’m in an e-mail discussion on a particular topic with a friend, and I would like to share some comments that I found in a book on that subject. If I were to copy a few paragraphs from this book and send it to him, would I be violating copyright laws?

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