Here are the answers to the short trivia quiz that appeared in the latest edition of the Addendum.
1. Which are there more of in the United States, public libraries or McDonalds? There are more public libraries than McDonalds in the U.S. Even the smallest communities, that might not be able to support a fast-food restaurant, recognize the value of public libraries.
2. What is the largest law library in the world, housing a record 2 million+ volumes? The Law Library of Congress is the largest law library in the world.
3. Which of the following well-known figures worked in libraries?
(A) Mao Tse-tung and Golda Meir
(B) J. Edgar Hoover, Giacomo Casanova and Friedrich Engels
(C) J. Edgar Hoover, Mao Tse-tung and Immanuel Kant
(D) All of the above
4. Match the actors to the films in which they played librarians:
Rene Russo – Major League
Katherine Hepburn – Desk Set
Penelope Anne Miller – The Gun in Betty Lou’s Handbag
Swoozie Kurtz - Party Girl (Parker Posey was just working in the library for her aunt, the librarian, played by Swoozie Kurtz.)
Tom Hanks – Joe Versus the Volcano
Rachel Weisz – The Mummy
Jet Li – Black Mask, A.K.A. Hak Hap
Tim Robbins – Shawshank Redemption
How did you do? We’ll be offering more games and puzzles, with some pretty cool prizes, during National Library Week, April 15-20, so be on the look-out.