Monday, July 17th, 2017
Question: In the Cars (Disney Pixar) movie, the Wheel Well Motel is based on what motel on Route 66 in Missouri?
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Monday, July 3rd, 2017
Question: Who was the first Vice President of the United States?
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Monday, June 26th, 2017
Question: What unusual item can you check out from the Chicago Library system?
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Monday, June 19th, 2017
Question: According to the Guinness Book of World Records, which play has been running since November 25th, 1952, in England?
Answer: Agatha Christie's, The Mousetrap, has been running November 25th, 1952 where it opened at Ambassadors Theatre in London and on March 25th, 1974 the play moved St. Martin's Theatre without missing a show.
Bonus Question: What other name did Agatha Christine write books under? Answer
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Monday, June 12th, 2017
Question: Where and when were potates first cultivated?
Answer: Potatoes were first cultivated in Peru about 7,000 years ago.
Want to start a garden of your own? Not sure what to plant? Take a look at our Gardening Section...
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Monday, June 5th, 2017
Questions: Which bestselling science fiction author passed away at the age of 91, on June 5th, 2012?
Answer: Ray Bradbury
Monday, May 22nd
Question: A "lawn mullet" refers to what landscaping faux pas?
Answer: It refers to a neatly manicured yard in the front and an overgrown mess in the backyard. Don't pull a mullet. Visit the Lawn and Garden section of the library to help tame that "party in the back".