Inquiring Minds

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Inquiring Minds: Looking for an old obituary?

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 recieved lately.

Q. I am looking for an obituary in local newspapers for someone who died in the mid-1960’s. Can you help?

Mon
09
Apr

Inquiring Minds: Purple People Eaters

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 recieved lately.

Q. What were the Purple People Eaters?

Mon
02
Apr

Inquiring Minds: Limits on items checked out of 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 recieved lately.

Q. How many things can I check out at one time from the library?

Mon
26
Mar

Inquiring Minds: How smart do you have to be to join Mensa?

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 smart do you have to be to join Mensa?

Mon
19
Mar

Inquiring Minds: Where did the Moscow Mule come from?

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 a Moscow Mule get its name?

Wed
14
Mar

Inquiring Minds: Is there a difference between canola and rapeseed oil?

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 difference between canola oil and rapeseed oil?

Mon
12
Mar

Inquiring Minds: What kills more people?

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 kills more people — guns or car crashes?

Mon
26
Feb

Inquiring Minds: What is the meaning of TED?

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 does the “TED” in TED Talks stand for?  Where do they get their name?

Mon
19
Feb

Inquiring Minds: Does the library appraise books?

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 have some old books that I inherited when my parents died. How can I tell if they are valuable? Can you appraise them for me?0

Mon
12
Feb

Inquiring Minds: Who is the ‘Old Hag Who Rides at Night?’

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 heard on late night radio about the “Old Hag Who Rides at Night.” I came in at the end of the broadcast and I didn’t really get many details. Who is the Old Hag?

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