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Looking at maps of Päijänne Tavastia I noticed, near Enonvesi lake in Heinola, that there's a small enclave of Päijänne Tavastia inside Southern Savonia. The… 426 27.8.2015 I found an Internet site, that contains some knowledge about the history of the Enonvesi-region and it's villages, http://www.enonkylat.fi/historiikki/. As far as I understand, part of the area has belonged to the cultural region of Häme from early on, the fiscal authorities and the nearest church have been in Häme. That could probably be the explanation to the fact that thist part, called Paadenmaa, still belongs to Päijät-Häme and not to South-Savonia. There is a contactform on the pages of Enonkylät ry, they could possibly give you more accurate information, http://www.enonkylat.fi/?f=1.
Would you please be so kind as to let me know what the official abbreviations are for Finnish months? For example is the letter k required and then a period,… 420 14.2.2008 Abreviations for months in Finnish are tammik., helmik., maalisk. and so on with k and dot. K is the first consonant of the second part of a compound and dot is for the omitted part of a compound. Source: Nykysuomen sanakirja, osa 5, Lyhenteet, Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura, Porvoo, 1989, p. 299.
Could you please guide me which children and adult library is the nearest to Roninmeantie. 419 24.6.2010 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.
Looking for a friend of mine 419 21.11.2018 Väestorekisterikeskus (Population Registry Centre) can possibly help you in locating your friend. The contact information can be found here https://dvv.fi/en/article/-/asset_publisher/osoitepalvelu-sisalto Contact information, https://dvv.fi/en/contact
My question is this. Are there any scientific articles about risks, dangers or hazards especially to nature when building cable car projects? Kiitos :) 417 14.11.2016 In public libraries we have few books and articles about cable cars. Our books considers nearly how to build cable cars to playgrounds. Perhaps you can ask from nearest university libary. Finnish standard, published Suomen standardisoimisliitto SFS-EN 1709 Henkilökuljetukseen tarkoitetut köysiradat. Turvallisuusvaatimukset. Ennen käyttöönottoa tehtävä tarkastus, kunnossapito ja käyttötarkastukset/ Safety requirements for cableway installations designed to carry persons. Precommissioning inspection, maintenance, operational inspection and checks https://sales.sfs.fi/fi/index/tuotteet/SFS/CEN/ID2/1/8909.html.stx . Also available in libraries Finnish law: http://www.finlex.fi/fi/laki/alkup/2002/20020253 Eur-Lex: köysiradat: http://eur-lex.…
So I accidentally spilled coffee on the table and hit the book I borrowed from the library. What do I do? 415 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.
I lost my helmet card. What have to do? 414 4.1.2021 Hello,  You can get a new library card at any Helmet library by showing your ID card (with a photo) to the library personnel. At the library they can also check out, if your lost library card is maybe found, and can be fetched from a library somewhere.  The cost for a new card is 3 euros for adults, and 2 euros for children. Note, however, that you can also borrow books with an ID card, from the desk if there's personnel present, and if you are a registered customer. It is also possible to get a virtual library card to your smart phone by installing an app called Taskukirjasto, but you need to know your library card number and pin code in order to use it. With Taskukirjasto you can also renew your loans, make reservations etc. 
Sirs, I am writing you from Serbia and I wonder if you can please help me to find out what are the models of traditional publishing? What types of publishing… 412 3.9.2008 Hello, I´m sorry but i don´t think the Helsinki City Library either can help so very much from distance in searching after specific textbooks according to the general standpoint in your question. But i think the link below can be to some help for further reserach: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Publisher Best regards.
I am trying to find out if this book is translated to English og Swedish; Manuo Niskanen; Niilo Oravainen - Lapin kuningas. Niilo Oravainen was my forefather… 412 16.8.2017 Mauno Niskanen lives in Jyväskylä and visits Lappland and is interested about Lappish items. This book is not translated into English, it's only in Finnish. Niskanen writes in this novel book that Oravainen real mother was a Sami woman from Suikki family in Pakasaivo, Muonio. You can read about him in Swedish here: Några konungens fogdar under 1500-talet / Nordlander, Johan. Norrländska samlingar ; Häftet 12 (III:2).Julkaisutiedot: Stockholm : C .E. Fritzes, 1933 There is also the family book about Oravainen family-tree: Lapinvouti Niilo Oravaisen jälkeläiset : sukututkimus / Leinonen, Margit. - Kemi : M. Leinonen, 2013. - 505, 324 s. Only in Finnish.
List of libraries 407 12.12.2017 You can find Finnish Libraries in the Finnish Library Directory, here http://hakemisto.kirjastot.fi/en/
To whom it may concern, I am now completing my M.A. thesis on Nordic Women's Life-writing and trying to find the English version of Selma Lagerlöf’s Ett… 404 2.4.2012 I couldn't find the books you asked for in any library in Finland but both books can be found in Stockholm, Sweden. "The diary of Selma Lagerlöf" is available in Stockholm City Library and you can make an interlibrary loan for that book. "Memories of My Childhood" can be found in Kungliga Biblioteket (National Library of Sweden) but it seems the book can be used only in the Reading Room. You can also send your question to a swedish "Ask a Librarian -service" Bibblan svarar: http://bibblansvarar.se/ http://www.kb.se/english/ https://biblioteket.stockholm.se/en/start
I'm looking for my roots, and I would like to know if it's possible to have a death's certificat for my gr gr uncle ? He's dead 31 /01/ 1908 at Vaasa. He was… 404 4.8.2017 Hello You can contact Statistics Finland and The National Archives of Finland to find more about your uncle's death and ask if they can find his death certificate. Vaasa's church registry office can also help you. I'll leave contact information to all of these here. The links should lead you to English versions of the sites but if they don't you can change the language from the top of the pages. Statistics Finland http://tilastokeskus.fi/org/yhteystiedot/index_en.html The National Archives of Finland http://www.arkisto.fi/en/info-4/info-5 Vaasa church registry office email: vaasan.kirkkoherranvirasto@evl.fi
Is it possible to lend from the library some kind of audio tape/cd with finnish conversation to practice listening of finnish language at home? 403 16.1.2004 We have both audiotapes and cd- and cd-roms to lend. Here are some names of those items. Our best collection is in the main library Metso (address : Pirkankatu 2). Please, ask the librarians to help You. Please take this list with You. 1.LAURANTO, Yrjö : Kiva nähdä : puhutun kielen harjoituksia 2. BERG, Maarit : Kato hei : puhekielen alkeet 3.HEIKKILÄ, Satu : Hyvin menee : suomea aikuisille 4. HÄMÄLÄINEN, EILA :Suomen harjoituksia 5. KARANKO, MArjatta : Tottakai 6. LATOMAA, Sirkka : Mitä kuuluu? : suomen kielen kuuntelu- ja ääntämisharjoituksia 7. LENEY, Terttu : Finn talk :neljä, viisi, kuusi... 8. SILFVERBERG, Leena : Supisuomea 9. AALTIO, Maija-Hellikki : Finnish for foreigners 1-2 : oral drills and many others basic and intermediate…
I need to borrow a handheld power drill in Helsinki. (Not an impact drill or hammer drill, just a normal drill.) I see these are available at Iso Omena library… 403 27.10.2020 Sorry, it seems there are no such drills available in Helsinki. The one in Kallio Library is in repair. Here is a link to Helmet results: https://urly.fi/1NzW
Kindly let me have a list of books on the contemporary general history and anthropology of Finland, in English. Statistics also is most welcome: as to the… 400 11.5.2004 Here are a few books where you can find general information about Finland: - Facts about Finland (several editions) - Finland. A cultural guide, ed. Pirkko-Liisa Louhenjoki-Schulman – Kaius Hedenström. 2003 Keuruu. Landscapes of Finland. Heikkilä, Tapio- Timonen, Risto. Keuruu 2003. Finland. - The Northern Experience, New Europe, and the Next Millennium. Helsinki 1999. - De Vries, André, Live and work in Scandinavia: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Oxford 2002. There are also a few interesting Internet-sites available http://www.finland.fi/ and http://www.virtualfinland.fi/ . Statistics Finland publishes Cultural Statistics yearbook. The newest version is from 2001. Please look at the following link: http://tilastokeskus.fi/tk…
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, 400 12.1.2017 Yes, there are some. You can see the situation from the website below: https://oiva.vaarakirjastot.fi/cgi-bin/koha/opac-search.pl?idx=ti%2Cphr…
I'd like to ask you to find find articles and books about festival tourism in Europe 399 28.4.2018 Your question is very wide ... Here are a few links to make the subject narrower: Google has scholar search: https://scholar.google.fi/scholar?as_ylo=2018&q=festival+tourism+in+Europe&hl=fi&as_sdt=0,5&as_vis=1 https://scholar.google.fi/scholar?hl=fi&as_sdt=0,5&as_ylo=2018&as_vis=1&q=festivals+in+european+countries https://scholar.google.fi/scholar?hl=fi&as_sdt=0%2C5&as_ylo=2018&as_vis=1&q=geography+of+festival+tourism+in+Europe+&btnG= and some statistics: https://www.statista.com/statistics/306095/highest-grossing-festivals-worldwide/ http://uis.unesco.org/sites/default/files/documents/festival-statistics-key-concepts-and-current-practices-handbook-3-2015-en.pdf Worldcat is an…
Which library has this book? Pentti Ajo. European motor insurance and victim protection:finnish insurance training and publishing company ltd, 2002 397 17.3.2006 We don't have this book in Vaasa. If you come to the library, we can order the book from another library in Finland. The book is available for example in Turku university library and Oulu university library.
Can the catalogue 'Mind-Building' of the Finnish Pavilion for the Architectural Exhibition 2018 be physically purchased? 392 31.5.2018 Architecture Information Centre Finland informed me that there is only a very limited amount of the catalogue printed and they are primarily meant for the exhibition's use in Venice. They try to pass some on to the libraries that are involved in it, but at least for now you can't unfortunately buy the catalogue anywhere. http://archinfo.fi/en/
I was in Pasila Library this morning and registered for a library card. I checked out 2 books. Then decided to get 2 movie cd's. I made a mistake of pressing… 391 20.4.2016 You only have four loans at the moment and none of them have been booked twice. At times it may happen that an item is printed twice on the receipt but it does not mean that you have made a double loan. You can check your loans at http://www.helmet.fi/en-US. Log in through the link at the top of the page, then click your own name and then the link Loans.