DNR Q&A

Wed
20
Mar

Name that movie

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’m trying to think of an old movie. It stars Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy and (I think) a huge, old-fashioned mainframe computer. Can you help?

Mon
18
Mar

Compulsory anti-malaria drugs in WWII

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. An older relative told me that there was one drug that any service person in the Pacific Theater in World War II was ordered to take — no excuses! My relative is gone now, but can you tell me what the drug was?

Mon
11
Mar

Getting out of expired holds

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 put some books on hold and then I wasn’t able to pick them up. So now I have blocks on my online library account that have been there for quite a while. Will they ever go away on their own accord? How can I get rid of them?

Mon
25
Feb

Help on tracking down a birthday

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. We’re a small nonprofit, and we’d like to send one of our major donors a birthday card. We know the year he was born, but we’re not sure of the date. He has a relatively unusual name, if that is important. Can you help?

Mon
18
Feb

Was it Shoreview or Roseville?

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. Which came first — the Roseville Library or the Shoreview Library?

Tue
12
Feb

Reserving a study room

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 do I reserve a study room at the Roseville Library?

Wed
06
Feb

Getting library materials from outside Ramsey County

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 was unable to find a book in your online catalog in the Ramsey County system. Is there a way that I can request it from other library systems?

Wed
30
Jan

Are there resources regarding housing at the 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 gotten lately.

Q. Do you have legal books or other resources that can help with problems in regard to housing?

Tue
22
Jan

How to get on the library waiting list

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 do I get on a waiting list for a newly released item at the library?

Wed
16
Jan

How to download audiobooks to your phone

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 do I get talking books on my iPhone? Do I need an app? Do I come into the Library or does your site have instructions?

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