DNR Q&A

Wed
12
Dec

Youngest person elected to Congress

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. Who was the youngest person ever to be elected to the United States Congress?

Tue
04
Dec

What’s the worst fire in American history?

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. Recent fires in California have been much in the news, but I’m wondering about history. What was the worst fire in American history?

Mon
03
Dec

Increasing dopamine levels

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 can I do to increase my dopamine levels naturally?

Mon
19
Nov

Correct apostrophe usage

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 want to hang up a sign at our front door to tell people whose house it is. Is it grammatically correct to use an apostrophe to announce that the “Smith’s” live here?

Mon
12
Nov

Can you remind me to return 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. Do you have a system that will help me to remember to return books on time? Other library systems use reminder emails.

Sun
11
Nov

What is inkle weaving?

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 inkle weaving?​

Mon
05
Nov

What percentage of NATO’s budget does the U.S. pay?

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 percentage of NATO’s budget does the U.S. pay?

Tue
23
Oct

Does the Ramsey County libraries subscribe to any literary magazines?

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. Does the Ramsey County libraries subscribe to any literary magazines? I’m looking for physical copies of magazines at the library, as opposed to the online resources?​

Mon
01
Oct

Where to find archived newspaper articles

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources field staff, resource managers and the DNR Information Center staff answer many questions every day about natural resources topics. Here is one of them:

Q. How would I find archived St. Paul Pioneer Press newspaper articles from the 1970s?

Mon
01
Oct

Does the library appraise books?

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources field staff, resource managers and the DNR Information Center staff answer many questions every day about natural resources topics. Here is one of them:

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?

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