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I am looking for the Finnish lyrics to a lullaby about a bad shepherd boy who stole a child's turnip. Thank you! 121 Maybe you mean the rhyme "Tii tii tikanpoika", which is also sung. There are a few different versions of it. "Tikka" is a bird, a woodpecker, "tikanpoika" is a young woodpecker. "Nauris" is a turnip. "Paimenpoika" is a shepherd. Sometimes it is "talonpoika", a peasant, who eats the turnip. Here are some versions: Tii tii tikanpoika kylvi tielle nauriin. Tuli paha paimenpoika, söi sen tikan nauriin. Tikka se itkeä tillitteli, paimenpoika nauroi. Tii tii tikanpoika teki tielle nauriin. Tuli tuhma talonpoika, söi sen tikan nauriin. Tikka se itkeä tillitteli, mutt' talonpoika nauroi.     Digi.kansalliskirjasto.fi, Meidän lasten aapinen / Aukusti Salo ; kuvittanut Rudolf Koivu, Otava, 1935, s. 26. Kansalliskirjaston digitaaliset aineistot…
Can I get a library card even though I don´t have a finnish personal number? 283 You can get a library card if you have an address in Finland. Without Finnish personal identity number your card is valid for twelve months at a time. To receive your card take a valid photo ID with you when you visit a library. Libraries in Helmet-area accept the following ID cards: I.D. cards from EU countries passports Finnish driving licences Finnish SII cards with photos, for those under 18 years also without photos  resident cards issued by any reception centre in Finland residence permit card issued by the Finnish Immigration Service.
Is there any possibility to ask about job? I'm from other country, but I want to move to Finland. 215 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_…
I have just been notified that a book I have reserved has arrived at the library. I am going out of town, so I just cancelled it online. Is there anything else… 221 If You cancelled Your reservation in HelMet online, that is all You need to do. In case You cancel Your reservation before the pick-up date, You don't have to pay the fee for the uncollected reservation. https://www.helmet.fi/en-US https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Info/FAQ/Frequently_asked_questions_about_t…
Is there any library or similar service where I can rent a telescope? 147 The Astronomical Society  URSA borrows telescopes. For information on borrowing, tel (09) 6840 400. URSA
Do you have CD players or DVD players available to borrow so that we may enjoy the CD audio books and some movies that you have in stock at the library? Also,… 359 Hello! Unfortunately we don't have CD players or DVD players that you can check out to use at home etc. But for example there are DVD drives at the Helsinki Central Library Oodi and Pasila libraries in Helsinki that you can use in the library premises.  Unfortunately we don't have puzzles in the Helmet library collection at the moment. But we do have many different types of board games in the collection that you can check out with the Helmet library card. The collection covers all the public libraries in Helsinki City Area: Helsinki, Espoo, Kauniainen and Vantaa libraries. You can try for example Puzzle Battle board game where your goal is to be the first to complete the puzzle. You can find more board games from Helmet.fi making a…
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… 130 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.
Can I receive a copy of an academic journal article (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1344622306001416?via%3Dihub) via email ? 138 You can request an article through an interlibrary loan. Interlibrary loan service orders are accepted in all Satakirjasto. You can also place an order by sending a request by email to your own library. Orders are also accepted by phone, but a written request is preferable for clarity. siikaisten.kirjasto(at)siikainen.fi
I'm a student from Spain and I would like to known if i could borrow some books from a public library of Finland without being a finnish citizen. Thank you for… 221 Public libraries in Finland usually issue cards also to people who are not permanent residents. You need to have address in Finland. If You are studying in the metropolitan area You can use the services of the HelMet Libraries. You can obtain a HelMet library card and PIN code from any Helmet library by providing your address and presenting a valid photographic proof of identity with your personal identity code approved by the library. You need to have an address in Finland to get a library card. If You don't have the Finnish social security number, the card will be valid for one year. Welcome to HelMet libraries. HelMet library card Accepted identity cards https://www.helmet.fi/en-US
I need games that help me to study Suomi language, like 'missä, mistä, mihin' or any game like this, how can I find them in the library?or request them from… 96 There is a few board games in Helmet Libraries which help you to study Finnish. For example: Suupaltti : lautapeli suomen opiskelijoille / pelin suunnittelu Krista Keisu & Hanna Paloneva ; ulkoasu ja kuvitus Matti Mitroshin Suomen mestarin sanapeli : sanastoa kasvattava korttipeli kielenopiskelun tueksi https://www.helmet.fi/en-US
What does self service mean in regards to open hours? 210 During the self-service hours, there is no staff in the library but the premises are monitored using technology like cameras. In a self-service library, you can borrow and return materials, use customer computers, read magazines and newspapers, work or have meetings. A wireless network is available. The staff service hours and self-service hours are listed on each library’s website. Hämeenlinna main library, Hauho and Nummi libraries in Hämeenlinna and Tervakoski library in Janakkala have self-service hours. You will need Vanamo library card and pin code to get into these libraries. You have to log in with the entrance unit at the main door.  All our customers over 15 years of age are able to use Hämeenlinna main library during the self-…
I am looking for family history records I can access online. Are there any free sites in Finland where I can look up family records? To start I am looking for… 98 Documents older than 100 years are digitised by the National Archives of Finland.  For newer documents, you need to ask from the church registry from the right parish. The Geneological Society of Finland has tips on their website. Have you tried sites like MyHeritage or Geni yet? Perhaps a relative has already started a research on your family.  Good luck and hope you find your relatives!
How can I book the recording studio for tomorrow for few hours? And is it free or how much dose it cost? I’m in Helsinki for only 24h and I don’t have a guitar… 100 The studios can be reserved via a system called Varaamo, https://varaamo.hel.fi/, but these kind of services are very popular and it isn't likely that you can get a room at such a short  notice. You could visit Oodi in the city center and ask if they could help you in any way, since you only are here for one day and Varaamo perhaps doesn't help you. 
Terve! I am taking part in Helmet Reading Challenge 2021 and would like to ask for assistance. Could you recommend a book about an LGBT+ family? Either fiction… 110 If you are in Helmet-region, following books could be of interest,  This is how it always is / Laurie Frankel. Headline Review 2018. Girl, woman, other / Bernardine Evaristo. Hamish Hamilton 2019. The guncle : a novel / Steven Rowley. G. P. Putnam's Sons [2021] (new book, available at present only as audio). Meet me in another life / Catriona Silvey. HarperCollins 2021 (also new currently only as e-book). These two are coming to the library printed book also. The problem is that if you are using the library in Kajaani, your choices are fewer. None of these books seem to be available in Kainet, https://kainet.finna.fi/. I tried to find other material in English there, but did'nt find anything, not even biographies. Everything was in…
I wish to donate some English-language scholarly books (film, theater) to your library. Please tell me how to do this. I am a legal resident of Filnland,… 86 You have gotten the answer from my colleague. So we are waiting for books.
My daughter is learning the piano. Would it be possible for her to play the piano at the library? 99 Yes it is possible to book the music room of Turku main library.https://www.turku.fi/en/turku-city-library/services/other-services The booking is made through this website: https://varaamo.turku.fi/search?purpose=photo-and-audio  You need to log in with your library card and password.
I would like to ask if its possible to return a book in Vaasa Vaasa library when i borrowed it in Helsinki. 69 Unfortunately it is not possible to return a book borrowed in Helsinki to Vaasa library. You have to send the book to Helsinki library by yourself.
I would like to know which classification system you use, and its the same as the other libraries in Finland? Thanks! 234 Tuusula library uses YKL - Yleisten kirjastojen luokitusjärjelstelmä, in English PLC - Finnish Public Libraries Classification System, http://finto.fi/ykl/en/. It is used in all public libraries except the Helsinki city library, who has it's own classification system, HCLCS - Helsinki City Library Classification System, http://finto.fi/hklj/en/.
I am new to Finland and got the information that the library has common closed spaces to practice dance. I was interested to know which room… 139 Unfortunately, libraries do not have closed spaces suitable for dancing. (We will be happy to take performances on our stages when Covid is over.) The facilities in Varaamo are for musicians and singers. Schools have bookable spaces to suit the wider movement. https://www.espoo.fi/fi-fi/kulttuuri_ja_liikunta/liikunta/liikunta_ja_ulkoilupaikat/koulujen_liikuntatilat (This page is only available in Finnish.) You can ask more at liikuntapaikkavaraukset@espoo.fi
I recently saw an article discussing Helmet's plan to transition to bio covers instead of plastic book covers (https://www.themayor.eu/en/a/view/helsinki-s… 165 The company which Helsinki libraries use to get bio covers for books is Pelloplast. https://pelloplast.fi/en/home/ (This is google translation from original finnish article) “Starting this spring, libraries in the Helsinki metropolitan area will use plant-based bioplastic, which does not contain fossil raw materials, to cover books. The use of more environmentally friendly materials will be introduced as new materials are coated and stocks of old plastic are used up.” “Coating books clearly extends the life of the book and thus reduces the burden on the environment. On the other hand, the use of plastic as a coating is an environmental problem. Until now, the difficulty has been to find a plant-based substitute of sufficient quality…