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I would like to ask if I lost my library card, were there a fee to make a new one again? 7 03.05.2019 For replacing a lost or damaged library card Helmet libraries  charge three euros. In case of a card of person under 15 years the fee is two euros. https://www.helmet.fi/en-US
Dear reader, hello! I'm a Peruvian student and I'm doing a public library as my thesis. I'm using as a reference the Finnish Public Library System, but I need… 15 30.04.2019 Information about Finnish Libraries can be found on the Libraries.fi pages, https://www.libraries.fi/. You can read about the library system and materials in libraries, some library facts and stastics, https://www.libraries.fi/node/211164. The library statistics database for public libraries can be found here, https://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/?lang=en and  research libraries here, https://yhteistilasto.lib.helsinki.fi/?lang=en The mobile library statistics are included in the statistics for public libraries since they are a part of the public library system. You can find information about how many libraries there are and how many visitors they have there. It's relevant to point out here, that Oodi which is the new library Helsinki city center…
Terve, I would like to ask that if I borrow a book from Oodi or any library in Helsinki region do I have to return it to Oodi, or I can return book to any… 15 18.04.2019 You can return the book in any Helmet library. More information about using the library here, https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Info/Using_the_library
Is Pulla often pronounced Bulla? 43 20.03.2019 If you mean the Finnish word pulla (‘bun,  coffeebread’), I think it can be pronounced as ‘bulla’ only if you have a flu or rarely in some Finnish dialects. According to Kielitoimiston sanakirja, the Finnish word bulla means also ‘papal bull’ - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papal_bull.
I'm a member of Helmet and I've been told that some of the libraries hire out power tools. I've been onto the database and my local library doesn't provide… 32 18.03.2019 You can find all the tools and other objects provided by the Helmet libraries using the Helmet search https://haku.helmet.fi/iii/encore/?lang=eng . The problem for you here might be that all library materials, objects included, are catalogued in the Helmet database in Finnish. If you use the Helmet search for finding objects, choose Advanced search, type * (i.e. one asterisk, meaning "all") in the search field, and choose "Object" from the dropdown menu for Format. This is the search result you will get: https://haku.helmet.fi/iii/encore/search/C__S%28*%29%20f%3Aq__Orightresult__U?lang=eng&suite=cobalt . In this list there are all the objects for borrowing from Helmet libraries. To find an electric sander you ought to know the…
Do you know where I can find a DVD version of "Valkoinen Peura" (1952) with English subtitles either within the library system, to rent or to buy? 43 19.02.2019 DVD version with English subtitles of Valkoinen peura (The White Reindeer) by Erik Blomerg is unfortunately not available in Finnish libraries. It's possible to buy the DVD in some webshops. You find the online stores easily by using Google.   https://www.elonet.fi/fi/elokuva/107867 https://finna.fi/ http://monihaku.kirjastot.fi/fi/
Is there any library where I can rent ice skates? 66 11.02.2019 You can borrow skates in some libraries in Helsinki and Espoo. You find those libraries if you make in Helmet a search by the word luistimet and the refine the search result by format object. In Helsinki there are skates in Pukinmäki, Herttoniemi, Jakomäki, Tapulikaupunki and Vuosaari Libraries. It is not possible to reserve the skates, so You can check the availability in Helmet. https://haku.helmet.fi/iii/encore/search/C__Sluistimet__Ff%3Afacetmediatype%3Aq%3Aq%3AObject%3A%3A__Orightresult__U__X0?lang=eng&suite=cobalt
I was wondering when the studios and the music rooms in the new central library Oodi will be available for reservations? Thank you:) 34 06.02.2019 Sometime during the spring, hopefully as soon as March, but the construction is still on going, so we can’t say for sure.
Is there a paper cutter (guilotine) in the Oodi library already? If not, what other libraries in Helsinki would have that? 30 05.02.2019 There ist a papercut guillotine for customer usage in library Oodi. You can use it without reservation, upon request.
Where I found informations about school libraries of Finland? 57 16.01.2019 In Finland municipalities are not obligated to have school libraries. Most schools have a library although they may be outdated and have a rather modest collection. Many schools cooperate with the public library. Some municipalities have their own information literacy curriculum which schools and libraries have compiled together. Accordingly to the National Core Curriculum for Basic Education organizations like museums, sport facilities, art centra, public libraries are seen as learning environments. For more reading on the subject: Finnish National Agency for Education http://www.oph.fi/english Curricula and qualifications > General upper secondary education link: National Core Curriculum for General Secondary Education Intended…
Where can I find the film Miesten vuoro with English subtitles, for rent or purchase? 111 05.01.2019 Documentary film Miesten vuoro (2011) by Joonas Berghäll ja Mika Hotakainen is available in Helmet Libraries. The film has subtitles in English. The Dvd is at the moment on shelf in several Helmet Libraries. You can check the availability in the Helmet Web Libary. You can make a request and the dvd will be sent to the library you have selected as quickly as possible. https://haku.helmet.fi/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1988659__Smiesten%20vuoro__Orightresult__U__X7;jsessionid=208EAC1C149C076AFCB35E7100BFB68A?lang=eng&suite=cobalt
Can I return the books from one library to another? Thank you. 75 02.01.2019 You can return the material to any Helmet library during its opening hours. http://www.helmet.fi/Preview/en-US/Info/Using_the_library/HelMet_librar… http://www.helmet.fi/Preview/en-US
I am looking for book about the pipes and the fitting pipes can i find any books about that because i started studying (ammatti) as ( putkimies ) so please… 67 20.12.2018 Your question is so specific that i would suggest you ask in your school library or your teachers for help. In public libraries i found searching with putkiremontti this book Home plumbing manual / Andy Blackwell, 2012, with putket several guidebooks about standars by Suomen standardoimisliitto SFS ry:  Teollisuuseristys = Industrial insulations. Suomen standardisoimisliitto SFS ry | 2016; Viemäreiden sisäpuoliset saneerausmenetelmät = Renovation of drains and sewers with no-dig methods / [julkaisija:] Suomen standardisoimisyhdistys SFS2014; Teollisuusputkistot = Industrial piping : materiaalit, valmistus ja tarkastus = materials, manufacturing and inspection / käsikirjan sisällöstä vastaava toimialayhteisö: METSTA Metalliteollisuuden…
Can I Practice AutoCad in library computer? I mean does library computers have autocad facility??? 73 19.12.2018 Unfortunately there are no workstations with AutoCAD available in Helmet libraries. The new central library Oodi will provide some 3D modelling software when their makerspace facilities open, but apparently AutoCAD will no be included. More information on Oodi can be found on their website at https://www.oodihelsinki.fi/ However, Aalto Fablab, at Aalto University in Otaniemi, Espoo, provides CAD workstations with AutoDesk Fusion 360 and other software. Aalto Fablab is mostly used by Aalto University students and staff, but they have open access days every now and then. You can contact them by sending e-mail to fablab[at]aalto.fi
I need the address of friends in York England 82 14.12.2018 Your question came to Finland, https://www.visitfinland.com/ . Unfortunately, we have no access to addresses in York, other than searching in the Internet. I found Ukphonebook.com, it's possible to search for a person there, https://www.ukphonebook.com/find_a_person . To make a search, you have to buy credits. You could try using Google, surprisingly often addresses can be found that way. Facebook is a place where you can easily find old friends also from abroad. Royal mail seems not to have an address database, https://www.royalmail.com/ . You could also try contacting the City council, https://www.york.gov.uk/ . Contact information here, https://www.york.gov.uk/homepage/16/contact_us or a local library in York, for instance Acomb…
I am looking for great books by Finnish authors who identify as female. I'm looking for a diverse range of books: from fiction to non-fiction; books written a… 166 07.12.2018 This is of course a question where the method of defining who is significant can vary. There are a lot of book and authors, but i start here with a few and hope that my colleagues will continue the list.  The first name that comes in mind is Minna Canth who lived 1844-1897 and was a very significant female writer and a champion of equal rights, https://kansallisbiografia.fi/english/person/2816The translations of her work can be hard to find, but here are three that I found in one of our former answers: Sanoi Minna Canth - Pioneer Reformer, Extracts from Minna Canth's Works and letters. Edited by Ritva Heikkilä. Porvoo 1987. Sivut 141-280.Anna-Liisa. Portraits Of Courage. Plays by Finnish Women. Edited by S. E. Wilmer. Helsinki1997.The…
Can tourist borrow books from the library? 62 07.12.2018 You need to have an address in Finland to get a library card,http://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Info/Using_the_library/Library_card_and_loan…. So if you are staying for a longer period and you have an address, you can.
Looking for a friend of mine 98 21.11.2018 Väestorekisterikeskus (Population Registry Centre) can possibly help you in locating your friend. The contact information can be found here https://vrk.fi/en/address-service  Population Register Centre P.O.Box 123 (Lintulahdenkuja 4) FI-00531 HELSINKI, Finland kirjaamo@vrk.fi (registry office) Contact information, https://vrk.fi/en/contact-information
I'm a Finnish student from Spain and I found the English edition of Fred Karlsson's Finnish grammar. I know that a Spanish version was published but I can't… 109 24.10.2018 The Spanish version of Fred Karlsson's Finnish grammar is Gramática básica del finés (Suomen peruskielioppi, traducción y adaptación: Ursula Ojanen et al., Universidad Autónoma de Madrid : Siglo XXI, distr., 1991, ISBN 84-7477-306-7). The book is available in some university libraries (Helsinki, Turku, Oulu and Jyvaskylä) and as well in some public libraries. You can check the availability of the item for example in Finna https://finna.fi/ or in Frank Metasearch http://monihaku.kirjastot.fi/en/. Fennica https://fennica.linneanet.fi/vwebv/searchBasic  
I’m working on my master thesis with the goal of creating a fablab in germany. I saw that you have 71 libraries and in some of them you provide 3D printers or… 80 24.10.2018 The largest fablab / makerspace of the Helmet (Helsinki metropolitan area) library network will be opened in December 2018, when the new central library Oodi opens in Helsinki city centre, with a wide range of tools such as a laser cutter, sticker printer, heat press, sewing machines, overlock sewing machines, embroidery machines and badge machines. Oodi has its own website at http://www.oodihelsinki.fi/  If you wish to visit Oodi or interview the staff, you can find their contact information at http://www.oodihelsinki.fi/en/contact-information/ Until then, the largest fablab/makerspace facilities provided by Helmet libraries are probably found in Espoo (Sello, Entresse, Iso Omena, Tapiola). These libraries provide for example 3D…