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My son took a library book to his school and now its missing. 23 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.)
Is there any possibility to ask about job? I'm from other country, but I want to move to Finland. 49 20.12.2021 You can find information about working in Finland for example here: https://www.te-palvelut.fi/en/jobseekers/finding-job/work-finland https://finland.fi/facts-stats-and-info/how-about-getting-a-job-in-finl… https://jobsfinland.fi/   If you are interested particularly in library jobs, here's one earlier answer to question about library education: https://www.libraries.fi/ask/what-diploma-do-you-need?language_content_…
Dear Librarian, I thought that I picked up all the books that I ordered, but noticed that there is a one euro charge on my account, and it seems that I did not… 33 8.11.2021 To pay the fee online, go to helmet.fi. At the bottom of the page, you will find Pay online. Click it, then login with your library card number and PIN code. Select the outstanding payment on the list and click Proceed to payment. Alternatively, you can pay the fee in your nearest Helmet library. If you do not pick up the reserved book in time, the reservation is cancelled and the book is returned to its place. You can check the book's current status at helmet.fi and make a new reservation.
So I accidentally spilled coffee on the table and hit the book I borrowed from the library. What do I do? 119 4.6.2021 Sounds like you have to replace the book. Each book has its own price and ranges from around 9 € to 450 €. Usually the price is around 25€. You can also replace the book with another similar one.
Multilingual military dictionary 48 3.6.2021 Is this the book you mean: Brassey's multilingual military dictionary = Brassey's dictionaire multilingue militaire = Brassey's diccionario militar (1987)? https://www.finna.fi/Search/Results?lookfor=+Brassey%27s+multilingual+m…  This book is in the collections of some Finnish libraries. You can ask the possibility to make an interlibrary loan from your own library.
Dear librarian,Where can I find the annual collections,other services and visit of each library? I know that we can find the statistical visits of Libraries in… 57 23.2.2021 You can find annual visits and collections statistics in Finnish Public Libraries Statistics Database https://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/index.php?lang=en
I am very interested in libraries in Espoo, Finland and curious about why your library is so charming. How will you train your library staff? 108 18.2.2021 Thanks for your positive feedback. I think the Espoo City Library is also a nice place to work.  The library in Espoo has a wide range of employees. Some of us are library professionals, some are youth instructors or teachers, some are other professionals who have popped into the library. We also have a lot of short-term employees: trainees, apprentices and men performing civilian service. We are constantly getting to know new people, ideas and ways of working. In addition Library.fi organizes training for all librarians in Finland.  We have to tell us a lot about our work as we guide new employees. At the same time, we can evaluate our ways of working and try to improve working methods. The different departments of the library have…
I registered for a Helmet library card online on the 8th of February(Monday). I was wondering when I’ll have to go pick it up? 83 11.2.2021 You can pick up Your Helmet library card any time after You have made the pre-registration. Actually the pre-registration is not necessary, but You will get your library card quicker by filling the registration form beforehand. Take a valid ID card with you. You can pick up your library card from any Helmet library. https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Info/Using_the_library/Library_card_and_loa… https://luettelo.helmet.fi/selfreg~S9
I wanted to check what kind of items I could loan from the library, except for books? is there somewhere the list of those? kiitos! 77 22.1.2021 You can search the Helmet database for different types of items in the Helmet library collection. Go to helmet.fi and to Advanced Search. Direct link: https://haku.helmet.fi/iii/encore/home?lang=eng&suite=cobalt&advancedSe… Choose the type of item from the drop-down menu Format. In Keyword, type * to display all items in the selected format or a more specific search term. Click Search.
I was planning on loaning some board games for Christmas from Oodi. Is this somehow possible? :) 199 15.12.2020 Yes, it is possible to loan for example board games from Oodi and other Helmet libraries by making reservations about them through Helmet. From Oodi you can get your reservations from the 3rd floor. More information for visiting Oodi between 30.11.2020-10.1.2021 in Helmet-pages: https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services/Helsinki_Central_Lib… Here you can see all board game of Helmet libraries: https://haku.helmet.fi/iii/encore/search/C__Slautapelit__Ff%3Afacetmedi… Here you have information about reserving:  https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Info/Using_the_library/Library_card_and_loa…
I would like to print out some papers for my daughters school work. Is this still possible? I live in Pasila and prefer to use the Pasila library, Töölö… 201 10.12.2020 Yes, it is still possible to print papers in all the libraries you mentioned. At the moment the libraries are open with restricted services. It is possible to borrow and return loans, pick up reserved materials and also to use customer computers, printers and copying machines for a short time. In Helsinki city library every customer has a quota of five printouts for free every three months. In order to print more, you have to pay money to your printing account. The price of the printouts apart from the five free pages is 40 cents per page.
Are the toilets in Oodi Library for both genders or are there different toilets for different genders. 226 2.12.2020 The public toilets at Oodi are unisex. In other words they are gender neutral. There isn´t different toilets for different genders. The meeting and collection facilities of the Helmet libraries will be closed to customers between 30.11 and 20.12.2020, but the libraries will remain open in limited form for short-time visits. Also the toilets in Oodi will be closed until 20.12.2020.  Oodi - world-class library and architectural attraction | My Helsinki
I would like to study library courses because I would like to work in a Library. Do you offer such a service? 94 10.11.2020 We don't offer library courses. You have to have a degree on information and libraries studies or business school level information studies to work in a library. Below is information from our previous answer (dated 7.4.2010): "You can study information and library studies in many places in Finland depending on the level you want to reach. You can do higher level studies in three universities: Tampere, Oulu and Åbo Academy (=Swedish speaking uviversity in Turku).Tampere University is maybe the most wellknown of these. You can also do the business school level studies in Seinäjoki, Oulu, Vaasa, Turku and Helsinki. There are also various open university courses for basic level information studies after which you can continue your studies in…
Can you help me how I can create my user account to book music rooms at Sello library. I have my library card but I could not find where to create an account. … 70 23.10.2020 There are 2 music rooms in the  Music department that you can reserve. One of the rooms has a piano and the other one a baby grand piano and a harmonium. You may use the music rooms for 4 hours / week. There is also an electric piano you can play without booking. Online booking:https://varaamo.espoo.fi. For further information, please contact the Music department service desk or call 09 816 57607.https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services/Sello_Library/Servic…
I conduct research into the sustainability of library books in Europe. Could you inform me about the prevailing opinion in Finland about the… 84 18.8.2020 Thank you for your enquiry. There are no national guidelines for laminating the book in Finland. Every municipal library can decide individually about the ways of laminating or protecting the book. In Helmet libraries (municipal library for Helsinki metropolitan area) laminating is done by the supplier. That is part of the deal with the supplier. At the moment, Kuopio city library (in Eastern Finland) in experimenting with non-laminated books. The idea is to experiment how the books will last without lamination in the normal library circulation. The goal of the experiment is to lead Finnish libraries into more sustainable ways of producing and handling library material. We can expect results from the experiment after two years from now.
I want to read newspapers and magazines on my smartphone. I downloaded the app PressReader and signed in with my Helmet account. But there is a time limit of… 78 27.7.2020 It seems that you have not logged in to the system in the correct way, because there is no time limit for the customers of Helmet libraries. To do it correctly, first click the link "Sign in", then choose Helmet Library from the drop-down menu, and then log in with your library card number and PIN-code. The contents of Flipster and PressReader differ from each other. Therefore, in order to get the whole benefit, please use both services.    
I need a book called: Teaching reading in mathematics by Mary Barton. Are there any exemplaries in Helsinki's libraries? All good, Kelly Sule 43 7.7.2020 Unfortunately this book is not in any libraries in Helsinki or even in Finnish libraries anywhere. From the database WorldCat you can see libraries which has this book in their collections: https://firstsearch.oclc.org/WebZ/FSQUERY?format=BI:next=html/records.html:bad=html/records.html:numrecs=10:sessionid=fsap03pxm1-1680-kcbn01z6-uue68r:entitypagenum=15:0:searchtype=basic
How can i access chat on helmet website? please tell me qiuckly :( I don't have much time.. 102 23.6.2020 I'm sorry for answering you so late. Helmet chat comes into view just when it's open. In this summer the opening hours are mon-thur 12-17 and fri 12-16: https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Events_and_tips/News_flash/Library_services_in_the_summer(211445)
Is there any libraries in Finland that have a gaming room outfitted with 10+ gaming PCs? Thank you 128 22.5.2020 There are in Helsinki Central Library Oodi three rooms with console games and one game room with gaming computers. In these rooms there are 14 gaming computers. More information here: https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services/Helsinki_Central_Library_Oodi/Services Obviously it is the only library with 10+ gaming PCs.  
Dear Gentlemen, I am searchig for a Finnish book that has been out of order for a long time. It is a book about Hollywood comics Laurel & Hardy. The author is… 78 15.4.2020 The book "Surullisen hahmon ritarit" by Sauli Pesonen is in collections of some libraries in Finland. You can see the libraries from the datebase Finna: https://www.finna.fi/Search/Results?limit=0&lookfor=surullisen+hahmon+ritarit+sauli+pesonen&type=AllFields&filter%5B%5D=%7Eformat_ext_str_mv%3A%221%2FBook%2FBook%2F%22 You can ask an opportunity to interlibrary loan from your own library. Now all the libraries in Finland are closed during the corona epidemic and unfortunately all our services are not functioning as normal.