Inquiring Minds

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.

 

 

Thu
23
Jul

Inquiring Minds: What was that spooky show?

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.  There’s a TV show I saw years ago that has haunted me ever since. I think it was an episode of the Twilight Zone. In the program, there was a monster crouching on the wing of a passenger plane and only one man could see it. Can you help me identify the program?

 

 

Thu
16
Jul

Inquiring Minds: Singin’ cowboys

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 was the name of Gene Autry’s horse?

 

 

Tue
07
Jul

Inquiring Minds: Can I make a book request?

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.  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.

 

 

Tue
30
Jun

Inquiring minds: Slovenian beauty

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.  Can you tell me about the Slovenian bee hives?  I’ve heard that they are highly decorated and quite unique.

 

 

Sun
21
Jun

Inquiring minds: Is it hypo or hyper?

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
15
Jun

Inquiring minds: Library’s stance on paper receipts

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 Library doing to eliminate thermal paper and reduce altogether its use of paper receipts?

 

 

Wed
10
Jun

Inquiring minds: Here's the 'dirt' on this cake

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 “dirt cake?”

 

 

Mon
01
Jun

Inquiring minds: Can I retrieve that returned item?

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. By mistake, I put the talking book CD set that I’m currently listening to in the Library’s outside book drop when I was returning another item. Unfortunately, I still have one of the disks in my car. Is there any way you can retrieve the rest of the book for me, so that I can finish it? It was really good!

 

 

Sun
03
May

Inquiring minds: Serendipity and antibiotics

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.There is a word I just can’t seem to call to mind that means a “fortuitous happening” or a “happy coincidence.” Can you help?

 

 

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