|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 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!
|What is the best book - in english - describing the Winter War of 1939 between Finland and Russia. Seeking volume describing heroic and brave efforts made by…
||It's difficult to name the best one, but here is 3 newest ones that we have in our collection:
Trotter, William R.: A frozen hell: the Russo-Finnish winter war of 1939-1940. Chapel Hill (N.C.): Algonquin books of Chapel Hill, 1991.
Van Dyke, Carl: The Soviet invasion of Finland 1939-40. London: Franks Cass, 1997
and by an Finnish historian:
Vehviläinen, Olli: Finland in the Second world war: between Germany and Russia. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2002.
|How can I connect with a historian over the internet in Kittila, Finland?
||Kittilä is a minor place, it very likely that there are no historians who are specialized in Kittilä history. Since you gave information about your family, i guess you are interested in your family history. I would recommend you to contact the Kittila parish for more information. A helpful source of information to a genealogist in Finland is Sukututkimusseura (The Genealogical Society of Finland) and their database Hiski:
It is also worth looking of the parish register of Kittilä:
email address to Kittilä parish is firstname.lastname@example.org…
|Your Library's organization has changed as of 1st March 2004. Could you send new organization chart to me as soon as possible. Thanks.
||The organization chart of Helsinki City Library has been updated on our websites:
||Ask a Librarian provides answers in three languages: Finnish, Swedish and English. Ques-tions in other languages can only be answered if there happens to be a person available who is capable of giving professional service in that language. About Ask a Librarian see also,
|I am looking for the latest statistics on the annual number of programmes the Helsinki City Library system organises for the public. I would be even more…
||Helsinki City Library has not kept statistics on different user-groups. The only division is between adults and children. The 2003 statistics tell very little about programs for public.
User instruction and instruction in information searches: 6489 events, 30235 participants,( consists of any interested, school classes, some groups of old people).
Events for children 486, participants 6414
- storytimes in Finnish, Swedish and some immigrant languages as Somali, plays, puppet shows
Events for adults: 176.
-lectures, author's visits
Other events: 122.
Booktalk for children:386 events, 9425 participants
-sometimes even for parents and old people in old people's homes and hospitals.
|Can I book a meeting room for tomorrow from 16:30 to 18:00? Thanks.
||Please contact the library from which you want to reserve a conference room.
HelMet Libraries contacts http://www.helmet.fi/en-US
|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)
|Where can I search for Old Church Slavonic texts? I am looking in particular for Russian Orthodox sermons and theological texts. From what I understand…
||The best collection in Finland is The Slavonic Library/The National Library of Finland. About its services
|Dear Sir/Madam, I am currently writing a master's thesis on Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland in Vaasa. I am particularly interested in the translations of…
||I found in Wikipedia that Alice in Wonderland has been translated in Russian in the year 1923. I'm sorry but I couldn't find any earlier translation. In Vaasa city library we have got only the book that has been published in the year 2007.
|Denmark has www. krak.dk Sweden has www.eniro.se Norway has www.gulesider.no Does an equivalent "open search" ( in Swedish ) exist covering Finland?
In Finland we have:
https://www.fonecta.fi/ (in Finnish)
You can search for example Swedish names but the search language is Finnish
https://hae.0100100.fi/ (in Finnish)
This search service is like Fonecta only in Finnish but you can even here search for example Swedish names
https://www.aland.com/telefonkatalogen (in Swedish)
|I am from Canada and I was wondering if public libraries in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland offer free internet access to travellers and tourists. Thank…
||At least in Finland they certainly do. All public libraries offer this kind of service and do not ask if you are a tourist or not. Probably the situation is the same in all Scandinavian countries.
|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.
|May I please know how and where can I access the latest information about the refugees and migrants in Finland and in particular in Turku? Thank you.
||Statistics on asylum and refugees are compiled by the Finnish Immigration Service: http://www.migri.fi/about_us/statistics/statistics_on_asylum_and_refuge…
Information on immigrants living permanently in Finland can be found on Statistics Finland's website: http://www.stat.fi/tup/maahanmuutto/index_en.html
Information on immigration can also be found on Statistics Finland's statistics on migration: http://www.stat.fi/til/muutl/index_en.html
Please note that the statistics compiled by the Finnish Immigration Service and Statistics Finland are not comparable. Asylum seekers and refugees will show in Statistics Finland's population statistics only if they have been granted an asylum and have a permanent place of residence. Also, there is…
|Dear Mr. /Ms. Librarian, I am a master degree student in the Tallinn Technology University in Estonia and making some research for my thesis on the history of…
||There is one lendable copy of the book in Helsinki University Library. It´s a text material, so I think it`s not available via pdf, but You can order the book as an interlibrary loan via some Estonian library.
It´s borrowed right now, but it should be free from 3.9.
|Hella Wuolyoki's "Niskavuoren Heta" - all about the female finnish writers.
||Below please find information on Hella Wuolijoki
|I was wondering if you had access to machines to repair a scratched CD and if I can ask for a personal CD repair or access such a machine in one of the…
||No, we don't have that service at the time.
You can ask about CD repair service of console game stores, for example.
|Thermal properties of palm oil
||The following website and the related articles contain some information about the thermal properties of palm oil.
|I'm interested in learning finnish language, do you have a free downloadable finnish alphabet? or dictionary? thank you. sean
||You'll find the finnisch alphabet for english speakers at the Wikipedia site http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finnish_alphabet .
Online introductions to Finnish language are given for example in the following addresses:
Free language software downloads are found in the address http://www.byki.com/fls/FLS.html
English to Finnish/Finnish to English online dictionaries are available in the following addresses: