|Would you have Steve Blank's book: The Startup Owner's Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide for Building a Great Company available at the library? Thank you in…
||Unfortunately, The startup owner's manual is available only as an interlibrary loan - we don't have a copy of our own. As interlibrary loans can sometimes turn out costly, you may be interested to know that the book is directly available at the TAMK library (Tampereen ammattikorkeakoulu) in Kuntokatu 3.
|Dear Sir, My friend asked me to return the books for her. Can I return the books at my nearest library (Rikhardinkadun kirjasto)? The book was borrowed from…
||Yes, You can. You can return the material borrowed from Helmet libraires to any HelMet library during its opening hours.
|My question is this. Are there any scientific articles about risks, dangers or hazards especially to nature when building cable car projects? Kiitos :)
||In public libraries we have few books and articles about cable cars. Our books considers nearly how to build cable cars to playgrounds. Perhaps you can ask from nearest university libary.
Finnish standard, published Suomen standardisoimisliitto
Henkilökuljetukseen tarkoitetut köysiradat. Turvallisuusvaatimukset. Ennen käyttöönottoa tehtävä tarkastus, kunnossapito ja käyttötarkastukset/ Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons. Precommissioning inspection, maintenance, operational inspection and checks
https://sales.sfs.fi/fi/index/tuotteet/SFS/CEN/ID2/1/8909.html.stx . Also available in libraries
Finnish law: http://www.finlex.fi/fi/laki/alkup/2002/20020253
Eur-Lex: köysiradat: http://eur-lex.…
|Can I print out nordea bank statement?
||You can use a customer computer for printing in any Helmet-library. It is possible - but usually not necessary - to reserve a customer computer online. The reservation system also monitors logging in to the computer. Logging in requires a PIN code that will be checked in the library system.
If You don't have a library card, take Your ID-card with You. The staff provides guidance in using computers, as needed.
|Can books borrowed from sello be returned to entresse?
You can return Helmet-book to any Helmet library in Helsinki, Espoo, Kauniainen or Vantaa.
|I have lost my Helmet library card. How can I get new one? Is there any possibility to apply online? Thanks, Mahesh
||Unfortunately you have to to apply for a new card in person some HelMet library. Please bring your photo ID.
|I want to ask if i request a book which is currently not available in the library, do i have to pay any fees?
||No, as long as the book you reserved is part of a collection of any Helmet-library (public library in Espoo, Helsinki, Kauniainen or Vantaa) making a reservation is free.
|Dear Madam or Sir, I have read a news from “Visit Helsinki Blog (http://blog.visithelsinki.fi/en/boat-trip-to-a-nature-reserve-area/)” that Arabianranta…
Arabianranta Library will help you with this matter. Please call
+358 9 3108 5056 to make inquiries about the boats. Another option is to visit the library.
The price to rent the boats is 10 euros.
Here you can find the library's contact information:
|I had reserved a time at the paja to convert some film, but have to change times, and can not get through on the phone. What is the email and/or phone number…
||Please call (09) 816 57 607
|I would like to get info on the karaoke booth at Tikkurilan. I would like to know what it looks like - if you can be seen from other patrons when you sing, and…
||Karaoke is sung in a soundproof room, that was originaly used as a listening room. Other customers can't see inside. The room fits about 20 customers and you can come to sing alone or with your friends. We have organised a karaoke clubs for younger patrons with library staff supervising. So far it seems that karaoke service is very popular, with many new patrons coming to the music department. Unfortunately I don't have exact statistic at the moment. We'll be making those available later.
At the moment it is not possible to record your singing. It has been however requested by several customers and recording possibility will be available later.
The cost of the service depends on the selection of songs. Currently we have a selection of…
|Not really a question. I am not a professional story reader but I would like to read stories in English for kids and want to organize this in the library.
||If you are willing to volunteer as a reader to the kids, you have to contact directly the head of the library you are thinking of. You can find the contact information of all HelMet area libraries from here: http://www.helmet.fi/en-US
Even if you plan not to organize this WITH a library but just IN a library, you have to contact the head of the library.
|Dear Professionals, Am from India, I did my Masters in Management and Library Science. I have 10 years of experience in Business school libraries as a…
||Right know employment situation in Finland is not very good. There are many librarians and information specialists who are unemployed. That is why it is not so easy to find a job here. But always You can try. I give you links with contact information to some business school libraries.
Business school libraries in Helsinki:
• Aalto university is the biggest one, but they can’t employ new people this year http://lib.aalto.fi/en/
• Haaga Helia university of applied sciences : http://www.haaga-helia.fi/en/library/about-library/contact-information-…
• Hanken school of economics library : https://www.hanken.fi/en/about-hanken/organisation/library/welcome-hank…
The Finnish National Board of Education is responsible for recognition and…
|I would like to the know the numbers of all Finnish libraries now. I checked the URL below, I understand there are 1099 libraries in Finland, is that right?…
||In 2015, according to the Ministry of Education and Culture, there was a public library in every municipality (301), and most of them also had branch libraries (450) and bookmobiles (140) (2015). http://www.minedu.fi/OPM/Kirjastot/tilastot/?lang=en
However, in a long term, number of public libraries has decreased since 1960 from 4 007 libraries to 765 in 2015.
Number of research libraries and special libraries can be found from the Research Library Statistics Database. Number of libraries depends on the level the numbers are calculated: administrative unit, main library and branch libraries are separated in statistics.
Concerning university libraries, there are 18…
|I was wondering if you had access to machines to repair a scratched CD and if I can ask for a personal CD repair or access such a machine in one of the…
||No, we don't have that service at the time.
You can ask about CD repair service of console game stores, for example.
|Dear Sir/ Madame, I am writer and art journalist right now at artist in residence project at Nelimarkka museum in Alajarvi. I would like to write an article…
||Thank you for your request. Unfortunately I did not quite understand if it is Alajärvi Library that you would like to visit or some library in Helsinki.
If you meant Alajärvi Library, it would be best for you to contact them straight. Their e-mail address is kirjasto(at)alajarvi.fi .
If on the other hand it is Helsinki City Library that you are interested in, you could contact tiina.tarvonen(at)hel.fi . Here in Helsinki City Library we would be glad to give you a guided tour in the library and all the information you need. Your book donations would also be very welcome in our collections.
Further information about Helsinki City Library in general:
about Pasila Library (Main Library) in particular:
|Is there any specially published reading materials for the elderly readers? such as books/magazines with larger letters or font so that they can read easily.
||There are some large print editions of books. You can check their availability in Helmet by using search words such as "large print" or isotekst*.
Here are the search results:
There only seems to be one magazine in large print in Helmet libraries:
If you are also looking for materials the contents of which are aimed at elderly readers, there are books like that too. One typical example this kind of books are the handbooks of using computers and the internet, written especially for senior citizens, e.g. the following:
|I am working for Neste Oyj and from Neste network we cannot open the site http://haku.helmet.fi Kinldy guide us to the administrative / Technical contact of…
||Please use Helmet-feedback:
|Finnish Libraries are using a software for their E services (like borrowing books online, finding a book in a library....) I want to know which software…
||In Helsinki City Library, we use Sierra by Innovative Interfaces (https://www.iii.com/products/sierra). It’s a commercial software. You can find more about the library systems used in Finland at http://www.kirjastot.fi/fi/kirjastoala/kirjastojarjestelmat#.V1Wlz015I5t. Especially Koha (http://www.koha.org) is interesting as it is an open source software.
Our E-book systems have been integrated to Sierra, but they use different commercial sites. They are OverDrive (https://www.overdrive.com/) and Ellibs (http://www.ellibs.com).
|My grandson has a summer reading project to complete before school begins this August. He and I are trying to obtain information about Finland's status…
||In short, Finland and Germany were allies from 1941 to 1944. During that time German troops were based in Finland, but the country retained an independent democratic government and was never occupied. The co-operation ended in 1944, and Finland declared war on Germany.
Here are some worthwhile sources of information online.
ThisisFINLAND by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland:
An article by C. Peter Chen in World War II Database:
In Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_history_of_Finland_during_World_…
Lunde, Henrik: Finland's War Of Choice: The Troubled German-Finnish Coalition in World War II (a…
|I was in Pasila Library this morning and registered for a library card. I checked out 2 books. Then decided to get 2 movie cd's. I made a mistake of pressing…
||You only have four loans at the moment and none of them have been booked twice. At times it may happen that an item is printed twice on the receipt but it does not mean that you have made a double loan.
You can check your loans at http://www.helmet.fi/en-US. Log in through the link at the top of the page, then click your own name and then the link Loans.