|I'm Vietnamese and I'm living in Jyvaskyla. I would like to request some books in vietnamese but I don't know how to search the list of them. Could you please…
||Good morning! There is Multilingual Library in Helsinki. Multilingual collection contains library material for adults, young people and children in more than 80 rarer languages. Here is the link to the library: https://www.libraries.fi/multilingual-library You can browse the collection yourself and choose the books you want. Then you can send the list of those books as a request for interlibary service . Email address of interlibrary service is email@example.com
|When was Jyväskylä established or founded? Our family is coming for a sukujuhla from the USA on August 26th.
||The City of Jyväskylä was founded on 22 March 1837, when Emperor of Russia and Grand Duke of Finland, Nicholas I of Russia, signed the charter of the city.
Jyväskylä - Wikipedia
|How do I book a meeting room for 25 people?
||you can call to our Library for renting these rooms monday-thursday clock 12-15.
014 266 4111
|How do you make a suggestion for a new book? There used to be a link at the bottom of the web page - but it isn't there anymore?
||You can make a suggestion for a new book from Keski-Finna page Feedback:
|I would Like to start taking Finnish language classes that are directed at foreigners and would like to start taking such classes immediately. Are there any…
||Jyväskylä City Library does not arrange language courses. Please, take contact
Jyväskylän kansalaisopisto, Adult Education Centre
or Monikulttuurikeskus Gloria, Multicultural Center Gloria
|I have problems with my laptop so I´m looking to rent a laptop as a short term solution. Is this possible at the library in Jyväskylä or do you know a place…
||Jyväskylä Main Library and all branch libraries have customer PCs with access to a word processor. The PCs can be booked in advance, at the Main Library on tel. (014) 266 4123, and at branch libraries by telephoning the library in question.
In the following address in the internet they promise to rent laptops. Look in English.
|Terve - At what age may children visit the library without parents (by themselves)? Kiitos - Laura
There are no age limits for visiting library in Jyväskylä. With parent’s permission children are allowed to visit the library by themselves at any age.
|I would like to ask how can I donate a book to the library in Jyväskylä without going there in person ( I live in Tampere). Thank you in advance!
we hope that books that one donates are in a good condition. If we have that book already many peaces, we don't take it. You can take it back when you come to the library. We don't send it back.
If you want post your donation to Jyväskylä library, the address is:
Jyväskylän kaupunginkirjasto - Keski-Suomen maakuntakirjasto
Write a letter also, so we know your purpose. Thank you!
|Could you please give me a brief history of the Jyväskylä Library. Thank you
I'm afraid there is no written history of Jyväskylä City Library available in English. In our website there is a brief history written in Finnish: http://www.jyvaskyla.fi/kirjasto/erikoissivustot/historia
Maybe you can translate it and find the facts you need? There is also a comprehensive study about Jyväskylä City Library available: http://www.jyvaskyla.fi/instancedata/prime_product_julkaisu/jyvaskyla/e…
Please contact us for further information if needed.
|Can I scan my document in the city library
Yes, there is a scanner on the 3th floor in the main library (Vapaudenkatu 39-41). If you want to reserve it, the number is 014 266 4123. Welcome to scan!
|I heard about a possible language class you hold at the Jyväskylä city library? If so how do I get the information about this course?
||You can contact Jyväskylä Adult Education Center. It is situated in the same building with the library.
Information point Tel. 014 26 64071, 014 26 64073
|I have made a reservation and my book has arrived. Can I borrow the book without paying the reservation fee at that point? I mean, can I pay the reservation…
||Yes, you can pay the reservation fee later, if your overall fees do not exceed 8 euros.
|Is it possible to order or recommend the purchase of an item not currently in the library? if so, can i do it online? i am a member. thanks
||It is possible, but we have only form in Finnish. You can do it online in this address: http://jkl226.jkl.fi/Aalto?formid=j_hanki&ulang=eng
|I am a japanese student. I bought the book "suomea suomeksi" to study suomi. If it is possible , I want to join a suomi class where they use this textbook. If…
||Adult Education Centre in Jyväskylä (in the City Library building, Vapaudenkatu 39-41) has Finnish for foreigners courses. I am not sure if they have courses in the summertime, but they will have next autumn (enrolment in August). Last semester they used a book called Hyvin menee, but the book for the next semester has not been decided.
Adult Education Centre: http://www.jyvaskyla.fi/kansalaisopisto/inenglish
University Language Centre has also Finnish courses for students: https://kielikeskus.jyu.fi/opetus/suomi-toisena-ja-vieraana-kielena/en/…
|I am looking for a book on how to learn car driving. I want the book in English language and if I can get that book transferred/reserved at Keltinmaki library…
The newest book in our library for drivers's licence in English is Driving school manual(2006), which is presently on loan. There are some older books available in the Jyväskylä main library at the moment. You find them in the WEB-library by using subject heading: ajo-opetus and select English as additional search term.
|I am a librarian in the netherlands in Veenendaal. My daughter comes 31 august for 4 month to Jyvaskyla university for her master. Can she get a membercard of…
your daughter can get a library card of Jyväskylä City Library, when she has come in Finland and has an address. That means: she has a home here. Tell her also to take her passport with her to get the card. It does not cost anything.
A library card is a personal card and it is given to anyone on application who can provide a proof of his/her identity and address in Finland. A library card can be applied for at any of the library’s branches and the same card can be used in all of the libraries in the City of Jyväskylä and in other Aalto Libraries. An applicant under the age of 15 must have a written consent from his/her guardian.
Read more: Library in English
|Could you please guide me which children and adult library is the nearest to Roninmeantie.
||The nearest public library to Roninmäentie in Keltinmäki Library (Keltinmäen kirjasto). Here is an english language link to the opening hours and contact informations of Jyväskylä City Library: http://www.jkl.fi/kirjasto/eng/open. Please bring an ID with a photo (i.e. passport), when applying for the membership.
|Who are the most popular Finnish (and Scandinavian) detective novel authors in Finland?
||Based on what library patrons borrow the most popular Finnish detective novel authors seem to be Leena Lehtolainen, Jarkko Sipilä, Outi Pakkanen, Ilkka Remes, Matti Rönkä, Reijo Mäki, Eppu Nuotio, Harri Nykänen, Seppo Jokinen, Matti Remes, Tuuli Rannikko, Taavi Soininvaara, Pirkko Arhippa and Sirpa Tabet (based on HelMet Libraries the most borrowed novels list, 2007-2008)
In a recent vote by readers of Helsingin Sanomat, the most popular swedish detective novelist was Stieg Larsson, with Henning Mankell right behind him. The next three were Liza Marklund, Åsa Larsson and team Maj Swöwall & Per Wahlöö. I would add from library's perspective few names: Anna Jansson, Mari Jungstedt, Karin Alvtegen, Håkan Nesser and Åke Edwardsson.
|I used to loan Cambridge English Readers or Penguin Engish Reader to improve my english. It is easy for me to improve my english by reading according to the…
||There are 45 different titles of Cambridge English Readers and 195 different titles of Penguin Readers in Jyvaskyla City Library. It is the largest collection of them in Jyvaskyla area.
If a book is on loan, it is possible to reserve it (cost: one euro). Some of the books may also be located in a branch library. You are welcome to visit the information desk of the main library and order those books from there for free.
If you need a book that cannot be borrowed from any library in Jyvaskyla, it can be ordered by using the interlibrary lending service. You can leave an interlibrary lending request at the library or by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).
|Which countries have the biggest number of Nobel Prize winners in literature fields.
||The Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded to 105 persons between 1901-2008. The countries who have most Nobel Prize in Literature laureates are:
1. France (13)
2. United States (12)
3. United Kingdom (9)
4. Germany (8)
5. Italy (6)
7. Poland (5)
9. Ireland (4)
South Africa (2)
21 countries have one Nobel Prize in Literature laureate.
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