DNR Q&A

Mon
24
Jun

Star-crossed lovers and tequila

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 read a great book, but I can’t remember the author or the exact title. It’s about a Jewish man and a Catholic woman who both have grown children from previous marriages.  The families are rivals in the florist business, so the couple dates secretly for a while but eventually their families find out. Can you help me find that book again?

Wed
19
Jun

On the question of fruit flies

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. My son is doing a sixth grade science project on where do fruit flies come from? Is it through spontaneous generation or what?

Mon
10
Jun

How long did it take the Titanic to sink after it hit the iceberg?

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 long did it take the Titanic to sink after it hit the iceberg?

Mon
10
Jun

Why does Swiss cheese have holes?

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. Why does Swiss cheese have holes?

Wed
05
Jun

Seeking newspaper clips from the 70s

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 am hoping to see a photo from the early 1970s of a group of local students who went to the national science fair competition. The photo appeared in a local community newspaper. How far back do online issues go for publications like that? Are there other ways that I might see issues from the 1970s?

Wed
29
May

Toddler obstacle courses

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. Are you still holding toddler obstacle courses at the library?

Mon
20
May

Renting books from a smartphone

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 rent a book electronically for my smartphone?

Wed
08
May

World War II code breakers

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 am looking for books on World War II code breakers. Do you have anything like that? I don’t have any specific titles or authors in mind.

Wed
01
May

Why can't you hunt seagulls?

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. Why aren't gulls game birds?

Wed
24
Apr

What is the longest running TV 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. What is the longest running program on television?

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