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Not really a question. I am not a professional story reader but I would like to read stories in English for kids and want to organize this in the library. 164 18.8.2016 If you are willing to volunteer as a reader to the kids, you have to contact directly the head of the library you are thinking of. You can find the contact information of all HelMet area libraries from here: Even if you plan not to organize this WITH a library but just IN a library, you have to contact the head of the library. Heikki Poroila
I would like to know where to go to look up a surname for geneology research. The name is Juola. 163 19.2.2005 Find out about a name by looking it up in books or atlases on surnames. The name Juola points either to Ostrobothnia or to the far east, to Ruokolahti. Juolan talo, the Juola house, was known in the 16th century in Kalajoki. The name seems to have been Juvala or Juvola at first, which means that the patron of the house was called Johannes(=Juva). To find out more about a name you should go to the Genealogical Society of Finland's website. The adress is Find the articles under the heading Personal Names. Then give the HisKi -church records database a try. Here's a way to go: 1)click on search program 2)choose All 3)choose Christened 4)write the name where the Father's last name is asked for 5)click on Submit You can also…
Asun ulkomailla, onko minulla mahdollista saada lainausoikeuksia? 163 23.10.2018 Valitettavasti e-kirjastomme toimii vain Helmet kirjastokortilla. Kortin saamisen ehtona on osoite Suomessa.
I am looking for plans and instructions for building a kayak named Kiva 2 (K2) that were published in a magazine titled Joka Poika. Any help would be… 163 17.9.2003 Unfortunately we did not find the plans and instructions for building the Kiva 2 (K2)-kayak. The magazine Joka Poika is not listed in our databases, so we could not find it either. But when we searched the internet for information about this subject, we found the following two links, which might be useful to you. We hope that they help you to find what you're looking for:
I borrowed two books but I had to travel outside Finland and I don't have the card with me to renovate them. Now the system generated a fine and I would like… 162 17.10.2018 You must first renew or return the loans. Only then will you be able to pay the accrued fines. You can also renew your loans by telephone. Instead of a card number, you can use your social security number. If the books are reserved, they can not be renewed.
I am looking for information: did Elmer W. Kallio served with the Americans who went to Finland to fight the Russians. These men from Chicago,IL.are arrived… 162 13.1.2009 Unfortunately we don’t have specific information about Winter war’s volunteer troops, for example name lists of soldiers. But we recommend to contact Finnish National Archives ( The straight e-mail address is kansallisarkisto.sornainen [at] (Former Military Archives). In these archives they have quite a detailed lists and statistics about Finnish war history and troops. We believe that they can help and give more advice in this matter.
Päivää ! So I am a student in finnish language in Paris. Unfortunately there is no book about finnish grammary. Even if you get it in english I would it. Then… 160 23.3.2007 The Finnish grammar is available in the internet. On the following sites you’ll find it both in English and in French: The following titles offer you the Finnish grammar in book form, one of them in French. - Fred Karlsson: Finnish- an essential grammar, Routledge 1999, ISBN 0415207045 - Merja Karjalainen and Helena Sulkala: Finnish, Routledge 1992, ISBN 0415026431 - Limnell, Eija: Finnois express (Finlande) : guide de conversation, les premiers mots utiles, notions de grammaire, culture et civilisation, renseignements pratiques, Editions du Dauphin 2006 ISBN 2-7163-1323-7
I am looking for one book and I have tried to search on-line for it but with no success. Could you please help me to find out if the book could be found at all… 160 5.12.2005 Your book can obviously not be found in Finland, but you may want to consider making an interlibrary loan. The interlibrary loans are not free of charge, as you can read on the page Please contact any of the public libraries in Helsinki for making the interlibrary loan.
Where I found informations about school libraries of Finland? 160 16.1.2019 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…
Why does the reservation for computerstations not being followed? I always have reservations in one of the computers but everytime that I go someone is using… 159 6.4.2004 If You have reserved a computer and someone is using it, You can go to him/her and say that You have reserved the computer and now is Your turn to use it. It often happens that the person who had reserved the previous time uses the computer until the next person comes. If You still have problems to access the computer You have reserved please approach the library staff.
I'm not sure is this the right place to ask , but do you happen to know if and where it is possible to buy "pikku prinssi" in German? 158 4.12.2006 If the book you're asking for isn't found in the stores, ask the staff if it can be ordered for you. I checked websites of the two big bookstore chains, Suomalainen kirjakauppa and Akateeminen kirjakauppa, and according to their internet stores there are available prints of "Der kleine Prinz". Akateeminen promises to have it in 1-2 days, via Suomalainen kirjakauppa it takes 2 weeks. Contact the stores for more info.
Haluaisin tietää, mitä strategisia kumppaneita yleisellä kirjastolla voi olla. 156 9.3.2005 Kumppanuus tarkoittaa Ståhlen ja Laennon (2000) mukaan sekä yrityksen ulkoisia yhteistyösuhteita että sen sisäistä toimintakulttuuria, joissa toimijoina ovat ihmiset, ja joiden varaan myös kumppanuus rakentuu. Kumppanuus ei ole myötäsyntyistä, ja siksi sitä pitää rakentaa kuten johtajuuttakin, johon kumppanuuden taito sisältyy. Strategia –sana itsessään viittaa sodankäyntiin, josta se on lainattu liikemaailmaan ja sitä kautta se on rantautunut myös kirjastomaailmaan. Käsitteenä strategia voidaan ymmärtää läheisenä toimintatapana Strateginen kumppanuus yhdistää tietoresursseja siten, että kumppanit saavuttavat merkittävää strategista etua itselleen. Strategisessa kumppanuudessa molemmilla osapuolilla onkin tasavertaiset roolit, jotka…
Can you help me find an antiquarian bookstore in Finland which specializes in astronomy? I am looking for a copy of the 1952 book AVARUUDEN VALLOITUS, by Willy… 155 28.2.2002 I hope these websites will help you find the book you are looking for.
Does it cost to print in the library? If I need to print many pages should i bring my own printing paper? 155 20.4.2018 If you're visiting Turku city libraries on normal opening hours then you don't need to bring any printing paper with you. It then costs 20 cents per page to print (i.e. 40 cents per double-sided printing). The price is the same whether you print in color or in black and white. If, on the other hand, you are visiting one of the branch libraries during its open hours when there's no staff present, then you actually do need to bring your paper with you. At this situation there's no additional fee for printing of course.
Численность населения в Партугалии 154 13.12.2006 Население Португалии 10 502 000(2004)
Has the book "Malowany ptak" by the Polish author Jerzy Kosinski been published in Finland? 152 7.5.2003 The book "Malowany ptak " by Jerzy Kosinski has been published in Finland by the name "Kirjava lintu" in 1967. This edition has been translated from the English version "The painted bird" by Asko Salokorpi.
I`m sudent of the Moscow State University of Culture and Arts at faculty of information resources. I write degree work on a theme " Digital services in… 150 25.4.2006 There are very few publications concerning Digital Services of Finnish Libraries 2004-2006, but i hope the next articles will help you to find some information about digital services: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. (articles: Hormia-Poutanen, Kristiina: Digital library users and usage patterns in Finland. Kortelainen, Terttu: Informetic viewpoint to national digital library material.
I am currently traveling outside of Finland for a longer time and would like to borrow an electronic book in Swedish, but I forgot my library card at home in… 149 25.10.2018 Ask the Librarian is not a library, it's a national reference service. You have to contact one of the HelMet libraries to proceed with your wish. Contact information can be found here. Heikki Poroila
I am a Spanish student, and i need a book for research. The problem is that i don´t know where to look it up, and wether if i can find it in any of the… 149 22.3.2005 Unfortunately, it seems that we don't have that book in any of the libraries in Finland.
Can I Practice AutoCad in library computer? I mean does library computers have autocad facility??? 149 19.12.2018 Unfortunately there are no workstations with AutoCAD available in Helmet libraries. The new central library Oodi will provide some 3D modelling software when their makerspace facilities open, but apparently AutoCAD will no be included. More information on Oodi can be found on their website at However, Aalto Fablab, at Aalto University in Otaniemi, Espoo, provides CAD workstations with AutoDesk Fusion 360 and other software. Aalto Fablab is mostly used by Aalto University students and staff, but they have open access days every now and then. You can contact them by sending e-mail to fablab[at]