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"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character." Who said this? 34 25.1.2023 Quotespedia says the quote is from Albert Einstein. Quotespedia.org Other citers seem to agree..
I have my library card. How do I reserve the book? 7 18.1.2023 1. You can reserve material through the Helmet portal. Find the book that you want to reserve by entering the search term in Search for Items, then click Request it. You are asked to log in by entering your library number and your PIN code. Once you have done that, you can choose the library where you want to pick up your book. You can make your choice from the drop-down menu presented. If you do not, the book will be sent to your default library. 2. Alternatively, you can phone any of the Helmet libraries and ask the staff to reserve the book for you. You will be asked for your library card number. You can find the library phone numbers under Libraries on the helmet.fi page. 3. If you want to reserve material that is available on…
Can you please recommend me a dystopia book that's worth reading? Is for the Helmet challenge 10 12.1.2023 Two classics: Margaret Atwood: Handmaid’s Tale (1985) Set in near-future, New England is known as a patriarchal, totalitarian state called the Republic of Gilead. Most women, especially poor ones, are forced to produce children for commanders and their wives as “handmaids”.   Don DeLillo: White Noise (1985) A postmodern classic about a middle-class suburb family, airborne toxic event and suspicion. Lots of dialogue in this one! Noah Baumbach just made a hilarious movie based on this classic.   And a newer one: Emily St. John Mandel: Station Eleven (2015) Civilization has collapsed as a deadly virus conquered the whole world. A traveling symphony orchestra roams the waste lands and tries to find hope in art and humane…
There, I know this is a long shot, but I would need some help finding a Finnish language song - I was recommended to try asking here from Reddit. The song… 21 13.12.2022 I am sorry to tell you that our music experts didn't recognise the song. The tune you whistled sounded distantly familiar. Maybe some of our readers would recognise the song? If you do, you can write the details of the song to the comments below.  
I'm interested in the chess club. I see its opening hours are 2-4pm on Mondays. Are there other opening hours? 33 5.12.2022 In Helsinki Central Library Oodi the chess club is only on Mondays2 - 4 PM.  In Lauttasaari Library there is a chess club on Wednesdays 5 - 8 PM. It is organized by Lauttasaari chess club and it is open to everyone.  https://www.helmet.fi/en-US In Tapulikaupunki Library there will begin a chess club in the end of January 2023 on Wednesdays 5 - 7 PM. https://www.helmet.fi/fi-FI/Kirjastot_ja_palvelut/Tapulikaupungin_kirja…
I didn't turn in my books on time. can i extend the reading time? 21 4.12.2022 If the book is borrowed from Helmet library, you can renew it 5 times. Renewal is not possible if the book is reserved or you have received another reminder about being late. You can contact one of the pearl libraries, and we will look into the matter. https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services
I need this book: But I cant find it any where in Finland, https://www.amazon.com/Biology-Anatomy-Physiology-Health-Sciences/dp/0176739157 Is it possible to… 10 24.11.2022 Unfortunately, this textbook is not available in any Finnish library. It seems that no library in Europe has this title, so an interlibrary loan is not possible.
How can i borrow a drill 13 9.11.2022 It is possible to borrow a drill from some Helmet-libraries. Drills can not be booked but availablity can be checked via Helmet. Loan periods vary from one day to two weeks.  ttps://haku.helmet.fi/iii/encore/record/C__Rb2153764__Sporat__Ff%3Afacetmediatype%3Aq%3Aq%3AObject%3A%3A__Orightresult__U__X3?lang=eng&suite=cobalt
How do I book a meeting room for 25 people? 10 4.11.2022 you can call to our Library for renting these rooms monday-thursday clock 12-15.  Kirjasto.taloustoimisto@jkl.fi 014 266 4111    
Do you have any books you would recommend for an adult just learning Finnish? Thanks! 9 2.11.2022 You could try on of these From start to Finnish : a short course in Finnish, White, Leila. [Helsinki] : Finn lectura, [2012] Complete Finnish, Leney, Terttu. London : Hodder Education, 2010 Mitä kuuluu? : suomen kielen kuuntelu- ja ääntämisharjoituksia, Latomaa, Sirkku. Helsinki : Finn Lectura, 2003 Finnish courses -books Webmaterial  Easyfinnish Yle Finnish More webmaterial in Makupalat.fi
Good day! May I ask what are the requirements borrowing books and also the library card. I am an international student and my identification available is the… 34 29.8.2022 You can apply for a library card with a valid photo ID, for example a passport. You get more information about using our library on our web site https://vaasankirjasto.finna.fi/Content/asioi-kirjastossa  
Is there a CO2 monitor or Indoor air quality monitor available at the library for loan? 49 23.8.2022 Unfortunately no Helmet library has an air quality monitor for loan at the moment. Although you can find such a tool in the Helmet catalogue, there seems to be no working equipment left now. Hopefully in the future again?  In the Helmet search you can browse all objects and tools for loan at the Helmet libraries, from sport equipment to drill machines, by using * (star) as a search term and then restricting your search to objects only: https://haku.helmet.fi/iii/encore/search/C__S%28*%29%20f%3Aq__Orightresult__U?lang=eng&suite=cobalt   
I would like to donate books in a library. I know about recycling shelves, but I would like to give books directly to the libraries. 91 22.7.2022 You can contact a Helmet Russian library and offer books to them. https://www.helmet.fi/ru-RU/Bibliotechnye_uslugi/Russkoiazychnaia_biblioteka 043 825 7993 sellonkirjasto@espoo.fi
I cannot find the prices for printing and how to top up my printing money. Can you help me? 45 14.7.2022 Hi, Current instructions for self-service printing in Helsinki City Library: The PaperCut self-service printing is available for your own device and the library computers. Both allow you to print 5 pages in 3 months free-of-charge - subsequent printouts cost €0.40 each. You can load credit to your card for the additional printouts at the customer service point. Printing from the library’s customer computer ASKO: log in with your library card number and PIN code. Please save the printable files from your USB stick or email to the ASKO computer and double-click them in order to open them in their native programs to print. After you've pressed "print" (you can lock your ASKO to continue working after printing) log in to the light-blue-…
I will leave Helsinki/Finland for 2 months from the next month. During that trip, I would like to bring some books but the maximum loan time is just 30 days… 42 20.5.2022 The loan period is fixed at 28 days for books, excluding Bestsellers which are 14 days. However, you can renew your loans online before they are due, thus extending the loan time another 28 days. You can renew your loans five times, provided no one else has reserved the books in question. Note that Bestsellers cannot be renewed online. To manage your loans, go to helmet.fi and choose LOGIN. Login with your library card number and PIN code. Choose the loans that you want to renew under Checkouts and click RENEW MARKED.  
Is there any HELMET library where I can borrow a vacuum cleaner? Thank you! 81 4.5.2022 There is none Helmet library which has vacuum cleaner for customers to borrow.
The development of the public libraries in Finland and the Helsinki area: How Finnish libraries came to be spaces for commons? 63 29.4.2022 Modern libraries in Finland, the Helmet area, and Helsinki specifically, have been described as living rooms for the citizens. We loan out various material, but also offer services on location, and organize events for and by the city residents. At a Helmet library one can loan out a blood pressure monitor, a radon meter, or a power drill. At the library you can use a computer, a 3D printer, or a sewing machine. Events vary from reading fairy tales for children, to reading groups, to music and movies. This development has been gradual. While library concerts organized by the library music clubs were crowd magnets already in the 1960s (Laakso 2010, 375), and listening to music with headphones became the most important form of activity in…
How do you say in Finnish: "Set and maintain boundaries"? 128 24.3.2022 Translation isn't easy. In most cases, you need to know more how and where the sentence is used. Like in this case: what kind of boundary is being set and maintained? A literal boundary line between neighbours or countries? More abstract concept, like personal boundaries in a certain situation? Perhaps "Asettaa ja ylläpitää rajoja" would work in both cases? If this is about personal boundaries, I might add a possessive affix. 
My son took a library book to his school and now its missing. 64 21.3.2022 Contact your nearest library. Bring the library card that borrowed the book. The book can be replaced by paying the purchase price. You can also bring a new copy of the same book to the library. (You can renew a book five times if you still think it will be found.)
I'm an exchange student studying at Diakonia university of applied sciences, and was wondering if I can still get a library card at your library? And if yes… 66 9.3.2022 You can obtain a library card and PIN code from any Helmet library by providing your address and presenting a valid photographic proof of identity with your personal identity code approved by the library. You need to have an address in Finland to get a library card. helmet.fi. Library card and loans.