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I am looking for materials regarding a man named XX. He is a performer in the early 1900s and did do shows around the world. I… 1 27.1.2020 The famous artist you are searching for is said to have donated all his belongings to Blekinge Läns Museum, see https://blm.kulturhotell.se   
Good morning, My name is Alfonso Morillas, and I am writing from Spain to ask you a question. I'm looking for fiction books, written by authors or your country… 5 21.1.2020 Here are some fiction books about football by finnish authors - Amerikkalainen / Meri Kuusisto: https://armas.btj.fi/request.php?id=f55f7189859e3777&pid=9789511271437&qtype=b - Zombie / Jari Järvelä: https://armas.btj.fi/request.php?id=f55f7189859e3777&pid=9789513156589&qtype=b - San Siron uneksija / Jukka Pakkanen: https://armas.btj.fi/request.php?id=f55f7189859e3777&pid=9789527063576&qtype=b - Huuhkaja lentää aurinkoon / Pauli Kallio, Pentti Otsamo: https://armas.btj.fi/request.php?id=f55f7189859e3777&pid=9789527160022&qtype=b - Futistarinoita / FC Kynä: https://armas.btj.fi/request.php?id=f55f7189859e3777&pid=9524718243&qtype=b - Pallomaapallo : haikuja jalkapallon MM-kisoista / Markus…
Dear all, our 9 year old daughter has lost the library card. How can we get a new one? Is it possible to lock the lost card? 11 2.1.2020 Please contact the library to lock the card https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Info/FAQ/FAQ__Troubleshooting(987). You can get a new card in your nearest library.
Dear Sir, I am a graduated student from China,and I am majoring in Library Science.Recently,I am doing a research about Finish reading.What I want to know is… 37 16.12.2019 The promoting of reading is an important task for both schools and libraries. Reading books in central in schools, pupils read and do projects, essays, analyses of many sorts in schools. Library is often a partner in these projects, we recommend books, booklists, provide books both to school classes and pupils and other people that come to libraries. You can find information about promoting reading at this site The Finnish Reading Center, https://lukukeskus.fi/english/ There are many projects where reading is promoted for instance, Lukuliike https://lukuliike.fi/en/, Lukuinto (motivation for reading) http://www.lukuinto.fi/, Lue lapselle (Read to your/a child) https://luelapselle.fi/.  Libraries have various methods to promote reading,…
Dear Sir, I am a graduated student from China,and my major is Library Science.I think your website is well built,it has so many functions.Can I ask that… 15 16.12.2019 Thank you very much for your kind words! This site is build by Libraries.fi, which is a unit that provides national services for public libraries in Finland. The unit is situated in Helsinki City Library. We also cooperate with the National Library in Finland, but are not in the same organization. Libraries.fi, https://www.libraries.fi/node/211157, email editors@libraries.fi
I am looking for the audio for Finnish for foreigners 2 by Aaltio. I need audio for a work book. Could you, please, suggest where to find it in Helsinki region… 52 27.11.2019 This language course is quite old and the only edition of the audio for a work book  (Finnish for foreigners : 2, Exercises / Aaltio)   is from the year 1987, and it is just on cassette: https://www.finna.fi/Record/fikka.3277545 The cassette tape is only in collections of National Library. You can reserve it as a reading room loan.  https://www.kansalliskirjasto.fi/en
Maybe a funny question to ask here, but if there are any job openings at the library, where can I find this messages? Kind regards 27 11.11.2019 Openings in the library are very often published in Kirjastot.fi, https://www.kirjastot.fi/ammattikalenteri The difficult part is that they are published in Finnish, but if you can read Finnish or translate the  messages, it's the easiest way to follow them. If you want jobs in Kouvola, you could follow Kouvola City jobs in their website, https://www.kouvola.fi/tyo-ja-yrittaminen/avoimet-tyopaikat/ also in Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/uusityokouvola . There are of course all vacancies, not only the library jobs. 
I'm sending a mail to ask you a few questions for my university project. Is there any information about the Korean Joseon Dynasty history in the library? Both… 18 8.11.2019 There is literature about the Joseon dynasty in the Helsinki University library both in English and in Korean, you can search in Finna.fi with the keyword Joseon-dynastia, https://finna.fi/Search/Results?lookfor=Joseon-dynastia&type=AllFields&limit=20  You can borrow books in the library if you have a library card. You can get a library card if you are over 15 years old and have an address in Finland or if you are an exchange student or researcher from abroad. You send your question to the Ask a Librarian -service in Finland, so visiting the library can be challenging if you are not near hear. For exemple Everyday life in Joseon-era Korea : economy and society, Han'guk Yŏksa Yŏn'guhoe, kirjoittaja. ; Shin, Michael D., toimittaja,…
I am searching for library study programs in or around Helsinki for international students who don’t have a degree in this field. I wish to become a librarian,… 18 4.11.2019 You can find all educational possibilities from the libraries.fi-websites (kirjastot.fi), unfortunately just in Finnish: https://www.kirjastot.fi/kirjastoala/opiskelu?language_content_entity=fi At least in Universities of Turku and Oulu there it is an possibility to study also in English. For more information please contact the academy you are interested in. https://www.abo.fi/en/study-subject/information-studies/#hero__anchor-first https://www.oulu.fi/informationstudies/
I know that Finland has developed an acoustic library for storing oral data. Can you introduce me to the archive or sound library system of Finland? Please let… 18 29.10.2019 The sound collections are in the National Library, in  the Legal deposit office https://www.kansalliskirjasto.fi/en/legal-deposit-office . Their contact information can be found here, https://www.kansalliskirjasto.fi/en/legal-deposit-office#contact-information Finland has also a national center for accessible literature and publishing in Finland, https://www.celia.fi/eng/. They produce and deliver acoustic books for persons with print disabilities. The email address to Celia is palvelut@celia.fi.
Kirjapaja published various translations of the Catechism, books of the Gospels, and Bible excerpts into various Finnish dialects around 1999-2001(?). Is there… 12 29.10.2019 You find a list of these books very easily in Finna.fi search service by writing in the search "raamattu murteet kirjapaja". https://finna.fi/
Oodi gots more and more attentions by foreigners as well. I (a travel guide) sometimes was asked general "library" questions by tourists. Following questions… 27 22.10.2019 General library statistics (both public and research libraries) and  do not include the age ratio of library users, see the pages of the Ministry of Culture and Education, https://minedu.fi/kirjastotilastot (in Finnish), other information in English, https://minedu.fi/en/libraries. Statistics for public libraries, https://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/index.php?lang=en and for research libraries, https://yhteistilasto.lib.helsinki.fi/index.php?lang=en There are some researches about library users in Helsinki City area, and also some other areas, but they are published only in Finnish https://vaikuttavuus.kirjastot.fi/lainausdata.html and https://vaikuttavuus.kirjastot.fi/kayttajatilastot.html  In the Youth Welfare report in Helsinki we can read…
Dear Finnish librarians Hello. I’m a korean student. I am planning to travel around the Europe with four friends, and we want to look at different libraries… 22 18.10.2019 Information about Finnish libraries and Finnish library system can be found on the library-pages of the Ministry of Culture and Education, https://minedu.fi/en/libraries. You can read about the library network, financing, policies and legislation there.  You can read about developing libraries and the future of the Finnish libraries in Library for Citizens An essential part of the Finnish know-how, https://www.kirjastot.fi/sites/default/files/content/yleisten-kirjastojen-suunta-2016-2020-web-en.pdf I'm sure you want to visit Oodi, our new, beautiful library and a living meeting place in the center of Helsinki. You can really see there how all the functions of a modern library live in one building in harmony. You can ask for tours, https…
I would like to ask whether I can use SPSS in any of the computer belong to Helmet? 21 15.10.2019 It’s not possible to use SPSS – data via Helmet system, but you may  free download SPSS latest version from internet https://spss-64bits.en.softonic.com/download. You can also contact Helsinki University Libray whether it’s possible to use SPSS  there. e-mail: kirjasto@helsinki.fi phone: 0294123920  
I was wondering if you could inform me on free or inexpensive activities one can do for adults? I am moving to Hyvinkää very soon and in general, I only see… 41 2.10.2019 Here are some websites you can hopefully find  activities for you or ask more: https://visithyvinkaa.fi/en/activities/activities/ https://www.hyvinkaa.fi/globalassets/sosiaali--ja-terveys/maahanmuuttajapalvelut/liitteet/englanti.jpg Wellcome also to the Hyvinkää city library: https://www.hyvinkaa.fi/kulttuuri-ja-vapaa-aika/kirjasto/in-english/library-for-you/
Onko One Piece merirosvo manga sarjasta kirjaversiota? Etsin äänikirjaa sarjasta näkövammaiselle 24 25.9.2019 Eiichiro Odan One piece -sarjaa ei ole julkaistu kirjana eikä myöskään äänikirjana. https://www.helmet.fi/fi-FI https://www.finna.fi/
Can I volunteer at a library? If so, what volunteer opportunities are available? 29 12.9.2019 There is a report of libraries and volunteers in Scandinavia in a magazine Scandinavian Library Quorterly (1/2014): http://slq.nu/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/SLQ1.2014.pdf Information about volunteering in city of Helsinki you can find here: https://www.hel.fi/kulttuurin-ja-vapaa-ajan-toimiala/en/services/Youth/become_a_volunteer/        
Please i need help to learn Swedish what books or online courses you have in helmet ? 43 26.8.2019 I made a list of Swedish language books and language courses in Helmet. These books and courses have English as a teaching language. You can reserve them via Helmet. Books: AUTHOR       Herbst, Anna, kirjoittaja.TITLE        Swedish : guaranteed to get you talking / Anna Herbst, Ida                Burguete Holmgren, Pär Sörme.PUBL DATA    [Carlton] : Lonely Planet Global Ltd, 2018.AUTHOR       Holmes, Philip.TITLE        Swedish : a comprehensive grammar / Philip Holmes and Ian                Hinchliffe.PUBL DATA    London : Routledge, 1994..AUTHOR       Holmes, Philip.TITLE        Swedish : an essential grammar / Philip Holmes and Ian               Hinchliffe.PUBL DATA    London : Routledge, 2009.   AUTHOR       Holmqvist, Ivo,…
I just moved to Helsinki from Italy. I would like to know if there are some english book club for next autumn/winter. Kiitos! 17 21.8.2019 Unfortunately branches of Helsinki city library have no English book clubs this autumn.  
Is there a way to get The Economist in digital format since is not available on Flipster? Thanks in advance, Zeljko 25 7.8.2019 You can read The Economist in digital format in the National Library of Finland. The library's address is Unioninkatu 36 and it is open for everyone.  You need a temporarily ID, which entitles you to use the e-materials in the library. You can get the IDs from the library's customer service. The customer service is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There are no customer workstations in the library and you have to use your own laptop. Please, take your id-card with you.  https://www.kansalliskirjasto.fi/en/collections/availability-and-use-of-materials/licenses-and-conditions-of-use-of-electronic-materials