|Me and my daughter (6 years old) will be in Finland/Helsinki in August. Could you be so kind to provide me the below mentioned informations; 1. we would like…
||Here are some ideas for learning Finnish in Helsinki:
- Language cafés and discussion groups in Helmet Libraries (Helsinki Metropolitan Area Librar-ies)
- List of the Helsinki City Libraries and the addresses you’ll find at the following site
- Cafe Lingua in Helsinki
- Conversation Exchange Helsinki https://www.conversationexchange.com/s_map/learn.php?language=Finnish
- Here are some other face-to-face language exchange sites
|I have borrowed one book from Nikkila(Sipoo) library and i would like to renew it but i can't. Its webpage http://porsse.kirjas.to/Porsse is also closed. Any…
||They are opening a new system, Helle libraries, and that is why Porsse is closed. Helle netlibrary isn't opened yet, but you can renew your loans by telefone, 09 2353 6003.
|I am looking for book that help me in preparation of the exam, the exam is related to Finnish license to practice medicine in Finland. the exam will be in…
||At least the following books deal with clinical examination and might be useful for you (they can all be found in the Turku city library):
Kliinisen tutkimuksen etiikka : opas tutkijoille ja eettisille toimikunnille (2015).
Kliinisen tutkijan opas (2000).
Kliininen hoitotyö : sisätauteja, kirurgisia sairauksia ja syöpätauteja sairastavan hoito (2012).
Potilaan tutkiminen (2009).
Kliinisen fysiologian perusteet (2012).
Toimintakyky : arviointi ja kliininen käyttö (2004).
Sairaan hyvä lääkäri (2012).
|I am looking for a book in finnsih language learning for adults, I made a reservation for one to pick up in Tapiola, which is closer to my home. Will I have…
||Booking is free from Helmet Library collections.
Can choose pickup and return site freely.
Also returning to another city is free if the material is owned by the Helmet Library.
|Do you know any activities/animations for or with people with mental or psychic disability happening in librairies in Finland? Do you know anything to raise…
||There are some projects that have studied this topic exactely. One was in Pori, for personlig who have suffered psychic problems and alcoholism, contact Asko Hursti, Asko.email@example.com on this matter http://hankkeet.kirjastot.fi/hanke/kirjasto-tervehdyttää, here some information, but it is in Finnish. Another one in Lapland, Kittilä, about disabled and elderly people, contact Raili.firstname.lastname@example.org, http://hankkeet.kirjastot.fi/hanke/kirjasto-jalkautuu-kuuluvasti, for disabled in Middle Finland Vesanto, http://hankkeet.kirjastot.fi/hanke/kirjavakka, contact Sirkka.email@example.com. These both focus on hearing, reading and activities. In Mikkeli the scope is on digital skills for people with problems in mental health http://hankkeet.…
|I am trying to find the words to two poems by Finnish poet Arvi Kivimaa. They are called "Rajan Lapsi" ja "Rajan kansa". I was wondering if they have been…
||”Rajan lapsi” and ”Rajan kansa” under the title Etuvartiokansa (Suomen rajaseutujen asukkaille omistettu) by Arvi Kivimaa (1904 - 1984) were first published in anthology ”Sotatalvi : runovalikoima” (1940, Otava). You find the poems also in the collection of selected poems by Arvi Kivimaa: ”Airut : valittuja runoja vuosilta 1925-44” (Otava 1947) and ”Arvi Kivimaan kauneimmat runot : tekijän toimittama valikoima (Otava, 1958).All these are available in the HelMet-libraries.
Sotatalvi : runovalikoima (Otava, 1940)
|I wonder if you can tell me where I can hang a card / poster advertising a public lecture sponsored by my church. Where are the good old fashioned bulletin…
||In Sello library in Leppävaara we have a bulletin board for customers:
|Dear Ask a Librarian Team I am a librarian at the University of Stirling and have been asked for advice on how to cite Finnish legislation, legal cases and…
||Here are a few webguides to citation in the Finnish legislation.
|I have a question about language Ca'fe in Espoon Keskus. I would like to know when it is held and if there is place for me? I would also like to know about…
||Language Café in Entresse Library (Espoon keskus) is held every every Tuesday 5.30 pm. Last meeting on 30.5. The number of participants is not Limited, so there is always place for You. Participation is free of charge.
In the link below You find more information about the Language Cafes in Helmet-library.
Welcome to practise Your Finnish!
|When it says "Dogs allowed" for certain finnish libraries, does that really mean I can bring my dog inside the library?
||Indeed it does. You can check here in which Helmet libraries you are allowed to take your dog with you: http://www.helmet.fi/en-US
(Click the link "Libraries" in the upper banner and then choose the library from the dropdown menu.)
|What are the roles of shool library in improving the reading habit of secondary school students
||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
Curricula and qualifications > General upper secondary education
link: National Core Curriculum for General Secondary Education Intended for…
|Why do our helmet accounts not work? I can send a screen shot if it helps but it says an authorization error occurred when I put my account number and pin…
||I asked colleagues, but we invented, what could be wrong.
Would you go to your nearest library beads to investigate the matter?
Take your library card and photo identification with you.
|I am a French/Finnish citizen living in Tampere for more than 40 years. I would like to know if it is possible to get an HELMET library card and PIN so that I…
||Everyone who has an address here in Finland can have the Helmet library card. Only thing is that you need to come to any of Helmet libraries in Helsinki, Espoo, Kauniainen or Vantaa with your ID with a picture and we will make you your library card. We don't send library cards via post so you are welcome to visit us.
|How do I learn more about finding work in a library? I am a U.S. citizen with the desire to spend about 1 year in Finland. I have a Master's degree in…
||To find a job in a library in Finland would be easiest if you contact bigger Libraries directly and ask about the opportunities, these would perhaps be Helsinki City Library, Tampere City Library, Turku City Library or Oulu City Library (situated in different cities in Finland) of public libraries or scientific libraries, National Library perhaps as the first. You can find contact information to all Finnish libraries in the Library Directory, http://hakemisto.kirjastot.fi/en/ . It is also possible to put an add into our service, http://www.kirjastot.fi/node/add/procal_entry . If you need help in filling the form, which is in Finnish, you can send mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
General information about working in Finland can be found here…
|Could you, please, tell me what is the nearest bus-stop and 2 nearest libraries in Kamppi area? The scedule for the library bus is in Finnish.
||In Kamppi area the two nearest stops for the mobile libraries are Ruoholahti (Ruoholahdentori, Wednesday 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM) and Kruununhaka (Liisankatu 1, Tuesday 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM).
The nearest libraries to Kamppi area are Library 10 (Elielinaukio 2 G, 00100 Helsinki, next to the Central railway station) and Töölö Library (Topeliuksenkatu 6, 00250 Helsinki).
|I would like to ask whether there is the book Bible in the main library of Joensuu? I want to borrow it if there is one. Kiitos paljon,
||Yes, there are some. You can see the situation from the website below:
|Does espoon keskus library has free wifi for visitors?
||You can use public Wi-Fi / WLAN in all Espoo city libraries, including the Entresse Library in the Espoo Centre.
Of the available wireless networks choose Espoo_asiakas. No password needed. Just click OK on the webpage you get in a web browser, and you should be online.
|Am Uma. Looking for the job in finland and i want to learn finnish & want to take part in cafe finnish learning program can you please advice about finnish…
||Welcome to Finland!
Applying for a job is a good start here:
Finnish language courses are organized a lot .
This site will get you started and you will also find other useful information from Finland.
Libraries organize their Finnish language cafés:
|I'm very interested in working in one.of.your libraries. I have been a preschool teacher for many years. Currently I'm finishing my masters in school…
||Glad to hear that you are interested in librarywork.
You can apply for unpaid internship.
You can contact the regional library service manager.
Entresse Library: Mikko Kaunisto 046 8773566
Iso Omenan Library: Juha Lilja 043 826 8746
Tapiola Library: Olli Louhimo 046 8772679 and
Sello Library:Anu Miettinen 046 877 3414
|I am doing a research on Ivan Timiriasew, russian photographer in Finland, who used to live in Helsinki inbetween 1890-1927. He used to work as a…
||We have these magazines (they are magazines, not newspapers) in the HelMet book stacks in Pasila library:
There are also collections of his photograph in Museovirasto (National Board of Antiquities)and in Helsingin kaupunginmuseo (Helsinki city Museum)
There are also information of him in the websites of Suomen valokuvataiteen museo (The Finnish Museum of Photography), but unfortunately just in Finnish:
You can find some photographs of Ivan Timiriasev from the websites of Museovirasto: