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I have lost my library card, and Pin id, would like to get a new one. How can I get a new one? 0 18.5.2021 It´s necessary in this case to visit your Library, you´ll get there your new card and PIN-code. Welcome to any of our Libraries. Take tour ID-card with you. 
Please do you have a twi language story books for kids? Thank you Gifty 2 12.5.2021 We have a few. There are 6 children's books. Helmet
What services do you provide at home? 3 7.5.2021 Your question is unfortunately hard to comprehend. Can you specify what you mean by services?  
Is it possible to borrow a photo / video camera for 2 or 3 days? 2 30.4.2021 Unfortunately Tuusula libraries do not have cameras or video cameras in their collection. You can search for all Finnish libraries' services in the national library directory https://hakemisto.kirjastot.fi/services. As all services might not be translated into English, you may have to search with the Finnish terms "kamera" or "videokamera". In Uusimaa the only library listed where you can borrow a video camera is Myllypuro Media Library in Helsinki. You can find their contact information here: https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services/Myllypuro_Media_Libr….
I have a bunch of old "Nature" journals (2018-2019). Can I donate them to the library? 5 28.4.2021 Unfortunately libraries usually can't take old journals. When the libraries will open again normally, You can leave the journals in any ot the libraries, which have a recycling shelf (Kirjakierrätyspiste). You find the list of those libraries here https://www.helmet.fi/fi-FI/Kirjastot_ja_palvelut https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Events_and_tips/News_flash/Services_of_the_…
Meillä on japaninkielinen Kalevala, josta emme saa selvä julkaisuvuodesta. Liitteessä kuvia kirjasta. Morimoto, Y. (kään.) Kustantamo: Zen Nippon kateikyoiku… 11 9.4.2021 Yasuko Morimoton japaninkielisiä Kalevala-käännöksiä löytyy jonkin verran Suomen kirjastoista, mutta tätä versiota ei näytä löytyvän:https://www.finna.fi/Search/Results?lookfor=morimoto+yasuko&type=AllFie… Tämä on otsikkonsa "Karewara (bassui)" perusteella lyhennelmä ja sisältää vain otteen Kalevalasta. Lähettämissänne kuvissa ei ollut mainintaa vuosiluvusta. Ainoa kuvissa näkyvä vuosiluku on Yasuko Morimoton esittelyssä. Siinä kerrotaan että hän on syntynyt 3. maaliskuuta Meiji-aikakauden 35. vuonna eli vuonna 1902.
Is it possible now to print documents in any library? 5 8.4.2021 Hi! I am sorry but it's not possible in Vantaa libraries during covid -19. If you print official papers you can do it in Vantaa info https://www.vantaa.fi/administration_and_economy/vantaa_information/van….       
We are parents with a 5-month-old baby. We are looking for books to read to her. Unfortunately we cannot go to the public library anymore, it would have been… 10 30.3.2021 You can find books for babies in Helmet libraries by the term "paksulehtiset kirjat" (books with thick pages), and then choose books in English language, if you like. You can find them here: https://haku.helmet.fi/iii/encore/search/C__Spaksulehtiset%20kirjat__Ff… Also a key word "toddlers" could be useful: https://haku.helmet.fi/iii/encore/search/C__Stoddlers__Ff%3Afacetgenre%…  
I want to teach Persian alphabet to my little daughter. How can I order the Persian alphabet game to the library? 9 26.3.2021 You can make an acquisition request by filling in the form below: https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Info/Acquisition_request There are no Persian alphabet games in Helmet Libraries, but with some books You can teach Persian alphabets. You find those book in Helmet search wit words persian kieli aakkoset. https://www.helmet.fi/en-US  
I'm trying to find someone in Finland but the address I have is no longer listed. Could it be possible that the house has been demolished. The address I'm… 13 15.3.2021 Hello It looks like Humalistonkatu has the numbers 1-13 in Karjaa, which would mean that the address has changed. Unfortunately the Address service by the Digital and Population Data Services Agency is only available from Finland. I would suggest free address search services, like fonecta.fi.
Dear librarian, A few years ago the Helmet library system had a fantastic collection of books on Russian and Soviet film in both English and Russian. I can't… 28 4.3.2021 Books about Russian or Soviet films can be found from shelf 77.4971 in Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen libraries and from shelf 777.951 in Helsinki.  All libraries but Kauniainen have a floating collection now, which means that when a book is returned to a library it stays there, instead of being sent to a home library. So if you mean that a certain library used to have a great collection, it may now have been spread between several libraries. 
Dear librarian,we can find the statistical data in different cities in Finnish Public Libraries Statistics Database https://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/index.php… 13 2.3.2021 These pages you can find visitors and loans: https://hri.fi/data/en_GB/dataset/helsingin-kaupunginkirjaston-kaynnit-toimipisteittain https://hri.fi/data/en_GB/dataset/helsingin-kaupunginkirjaston-lainausmaarat-toimipisteittain Choose download at right side so you get excel file.   If you search by word collections you can get different book and other collections.https://hri.fi/data/en_GB/dataset?vocab_geographical_coverage=Helsinki
Dear librarian,Where can I find the annual collections,other services and visit of each library? I know that we can find the statistical visits of Libraries in… 12 23.2.2021 You can find annual visits and collections statistics in Finnish Public Libraries Statistics Database https://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/index.php?lang=en
I'm currently living in Malmi and I want to borrow a skateboard for use in the summer. From this page it looks like I can borrow a skateboard from Helmet https… 18 23.2.2021 Unfortunately, I cannot give an answer here. You should contact the Oodi library directly. Contact information https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services/Helsinki_Central_Lib…
Is there any book in the Persian language available or not? I would like to know how can I search for books in the Persian language online. 14 19.2.2021 There are books in the Persian language available. At Helmet SEARCH FOR ITEMS you just write PERSIA and then at left side refine by language you choose Persian. Then you get list of books in Persian language. After that you can refine more, like Fiction or Non-fiction. https://haku.helmet.fi/iii/encore/search/C__SPERSIA__Ff%3Afacetlanguage… https://haku.helmet.fi/iii/encore/search/C__SPERSIA__Ff%3Afacetlanguage…
I am very interested in libraries in Espoo, Finland and curious about why your library is so charming. How will you train your library staff? 22 18.2.2021 Thanks for your positive feedback. I think the Espoo City Library is also a nice place to work.  The library in Espoo has a wide range of employees. Some of us are library professionals, some are youth instructors or teachers, some are other professionals who have popped into the library. We also have a lot of short-term employees: trainees, apprentices and men performing civilian service. We are constantly getting to know new people, ideas and ways of working. In addition Library.fi organizes training for all librarians in Finland.  We have to tell us a lot about our work as we guide new employees. At the same time, we can evaluate our ways of working and try to improve working methods. The different departments of the library have…
I have received a return request on a book, but the library is closed fir pandemic reasons. How do I return the book, and is the request even relevant at this… 8 17.2.2021 Helmet-Libraries are not closed, they have been open all the time this year, but services are very limited: - Retrieval of material from the reservation shelf and from the limited selection and theme shelves at the lending machines. - Necessary, fast transactions with computers. - Pre-booking and self-service with a lending machine as the primary service. - If necessary, assistance and advice at the service desk. - There is an obligation to use a mask in transactions. (Does not apply to people with a medical condition using a face mask.)  
I registered for a Helmet library card online on the 8th of February(Monday). I was wondering when I’ll have to go pick it up? 25 11.2.2021 You can pick up Your Helmet library card any time after You have made the pre-registration. Actually the pre-registration is not necessary, but You will get your library card quicker by filling the registration form beforehand. Take a valid ID card with you. You can pick up your library card from any Helmet library. https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Info/Using_the_library/Library_card_and_loa… https://luettelo.helmet.fi/selfreg~S9
There is e-material at which I am interested to borrow, but I live outside Helsinki area and cannot come to register to get library card. Can I send… 13 5.2.2021 To obtain a Helmet library card and PIN code You must visit Yourself any Helmet library. So You can not get a library car by post or online. https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Info/Using_the_library/Library_card_and_loa… In case You'll have the possibility to visit any Helmet library and still want to have a library card You can fill  in a library card pre-registration. https://luettelo.helmet.fi/selfreg~S9
What diploma do you need to become a librarian in Finland? Are a foreign bachelor + a M1 in Information and communication science enough? 15 2.2.2021 You have to have a degree on information and libraries studies in university. In Finland you must be completed information studies about third of you examination. In Finland you can work in libraries without having degree in information studies, but to be librarian you should have those studies in university. We have been asked about working in libraries before. https://www.libraries.fi/ask/i-would-like-to-study?language_content_entity=en https://www.libraries.fi/ask/i-am-searching-for-library?language_content_entity=en https://www.libraries.fi/ask/i-am-an-american-in?language_content_entity=en https://www.libraries.fi/ask/where-can-i-find-information-4?language_content_entity=en