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A children's picture book, ca 1965, in which a tiny Scotsman meets the Loch Ness Monster, Nessie, and becomes her friend and calls her "Wee Beastie". Does it… 174 24.11.2020 The book could be Ted Hughes' children's book "Nessie the Mannerless Monster", which was published in 1964. The picture book has lovely illustrations by Gerald Rose. You can find pictures of book cover and illustration by googling, but here you can find a couple of photos:https://www.pinterest.cl/pin/43558321373514542/https://www.faber.co.uk/9780571274499-nessie-the-mannerless-monster.html 
Do libraries in Finland have an obituary index that I might request an obituary from the late 1800's to middle 1900's? I do not have a death date, just a name… 171 16.11.2001 To my knowledge the libraries in Finland do not have obituary indexes. You may be able to get a photocopy of a obituary if it has been printed in a newspaper. Most libraries have their local newspapers on microfilm. I suggest you contact your library and ask them to help you through the interlibrary lending system. At first you really should try to find out the death date. It is essential if you want to find the obituary. Most libraries have access to parish records on microfilm. On the net you can find and search information about Finnish parishes: http://www.genealogia.fi/indexe.htm .
I would like to ask if I lost my library card, were there a fee to make a new one again? 171 3.5.2019 For replacing a lost or damaged library card Helmet libraries  charge three euros. In case of a card of person under 15 years the fee is two euros. https://www.helmet.fi/en-US
I have tried, without success, to find a copy of piano sheet music for the Christmas song Tulkoon Joulu - could you please suggest how/where we might find or… 171 26.11.2020 'Tulkoon joulu' is a beautiful song composed by Pekka Simojoki. It was first recorded in 1991 by a chorus called Braxen. The most famous and popular versions are by Petri Laaksonen (2006) and Suvi Teräsniska (2009). https://youtu.be/2G0bVLN46WI https://youtu.be/ifbO9m3p2tY You can find 'Tulkoon joulu' in the free sheet music catalogue MuseScore. https://musescore.com/user/624426/scores/2710001   Other sources: https://fenno.musiikkiarkisto.fi/  
What is the hink pink for 'Moan of contentment after the last bite of Thanksgiving dessert?' 170 23.11.2006 That certainly is a tough one. Could it be 'pie sigh'? After that last piece of the pumpkin pie...
Aikamatka Sysmän Historiaan is the name of a DVD film BUT I want to know the year and director. Can anyone supply them? 170 19.10.2018 The director of the film is Janne Vanhanen and the documentary is probably made 2014. At least first screenings were then.
I would like to study library courses because I would like to work in a Library. Do you offer such a service? 170 10.11.2020 We don't offer library courses. You have to have a degree on information and libraries studies or business school level information studies to work in a library. Below is information from our previous answer (dated 7.4.2010): "You can study information and library studies in many places in Finland depending on the level you want to reach. You can do higher level studies in three universities: Tampere, Oulu and Åbo Academy (=Swedish speaking uviversity in Turku).Tampere University is maybe the most wellknown of these. You can also do the business school level studies in Seinäjoki, Oulu, Vaasa, Turku and Helsinki. There are also various open university courses for basic level information studies after which you can continue your studies in…
My mother and father competed in the international games for the deaf in helsinki finland in 1961. i would like information about that, in english. thank you… 169 28.12.2002 I do not seem to be able to find information about the games you mean in the databases available in public libraries, probably mainly because news from that period have not yet been indexed in the article reference data bases. There are, however, two institutions that would probably be able to help you. (I assume you mean athletic games for the deaf.) Suomen Urheilukirjasto ("Finnish Athletic Library", http://www.stadion.fi/Urheilumuseo/kirjasto/kirjasto.html has a wide archive of different materials about athletics. Their home pages only seem to exist in Finnish, but I am sure you can contact them directly, E-mail: urheilukirjasto@stadion.fi The other organization for you to contact is Finnish Athletic Association of the Deaf (Suomen…
I will be starting kids programming club. Thinking if I can do it in Iso Omena library. I need a room once every week. Could you help me to organize this. 169 19.2.2020   You could contact the Big Apple Library directly. Email address is kirjasto.omena@espoo.fi Reservations can also be made at https://varaamo.hel.fi/ Good luck for Your project!
I have searched all over Libraries.fi, but cannot find a link to job opportunities for libraries in Finland. How can I find out if you have vacancies? 168 9.1.2003 When it comes to Libraries.fi, a link to vacancies can be found only on the Finnish and Swedish versions of the site. I believe the reason for this is simply the fact that if one speaks nothing but English, one cannot work in Finnish libraries. In Finnish: www.kirjastot.fi - kirjastoala - ammattikalenteri - avoimia työpaikkoja. In Swedish: www.biblioteken.fi - biblioteksbranschen - fackkalendern - lediga tjänster. In addition to this, vacancies (all branches) in Finland can be found via the site of the Ministry of Labour in Finland (http://www.mol.fi/english/index.html). However, the Internet pages of the labour administration are being revised and so far, only part of the service supply of the labour administration is in English.
What is a hink pink for see-through doe? 168 20.4.2004 A hink pink for a see-through doe is a clear deer.
I want to download the project proposal entitled Bread for the World 168 27.7.2006 Youy can download various information about Bread for the World from their website http://www.bread.org Here are some useful links that lead to download-pages on that site: http://www.bread.org/learn/policy-statements/ http://www.bread.org/learn/hunger-reports/hunger-report-2006-download.h… For additional information about the matter, i recommend sending e-mail straight to them: Contact Us: 50 F Street, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20001 phone: (202) 639-9400 toll-free: (800) 82-BREAD fax: (202) 639-9401 email: bread@bread.org institute@bread.org
Can you help me to begin learning finish languge and finish grammar? I am bulgarian and I can use russian and english. 166 22.2.2001 Dear Ms. ..., I recommend you to check via http://www.kirjastot fi the database of your nearest library. Using the subject heading "suomen kieli kielikurssit" or "kielikurssit suomen kieli" you should see the availability of both books, cassette-courses and even cd-roms. The cassette-courses come in packages, which contain both the recordings and the books.
Do you have any recipes with reindeer blood as an ingredient? 166 19.3.2004 There are two books that both have a recipe of blood dumplings, which are made of reindeer blood. The books are Arctic à la carte and Tapio Sointu's Lapland à la carte. You can ask for them at your nearest library.
I search french text on litterature of the 19e century, on-line and free? Could you help me? Thank you, A. Genest. Y 166 3.4.2004 I hope I understood your question right: your interest lies on 19th century litterature in generally and you are not looking for texts belonging to French literature only? The best literature sites in French seem to concentrate on French or francophone literature. It could help me if you defined your question a bit. Are you interested in a special language area or a certain literary movement? What is the level of your studies? Here are some links for you to start with. I would be glad to answer you again after getting some more details. Revue d'Histoire du Dix-Neuvième Siècle (périodique en ligne) - interesting articles on the 19th century literature, from some articles only abstracts http://rh19.revues.org Society of Dix-Neuviémistes -…
Family history. 165 12.7.2001 The website adress to Finnish Genealogical Society is http://www.genealogia.fi/indexe.htm . You'll find more links on that site.
What does employed population mean in your country? 165 29.11.2004 Employed person in Finland is a person who gets salary or wage of his/hers job and who pays taxes. The number of employed persons does not include home mothers, students and workless job seekers and of course the grey economy, too. You can get more information on the web sites of our Ministry of Labour: http://www.mol.fi/english/index.html
I'm beginning a thesis on anthropometrical history. Could you help me for my bibliography? 164 31.3.2004 In Helmet catalogue of Helsinki region public libraries(www.helmet.fi) one can find one work using the search term anthropometry: Sheldon, W. H.: The varieties of human physique : an introduction to constitutional psychology / by W. H. Sheldon with the collaboration of S. S. Stevens and W. B. Tucker, New York : Harper, 1940. Then there are two more close to the subject: Sheldon, W. H.: The varieties of temperament : a psychology of constitutional differences / by W. H. Sheldon with the collaboration of S. S. Stevens, New York : Harper, 1942; and Kretschmer, Ernst: Körperbau und Charakter : Untersuchungen zum Konstitutionsproblem und zur Lehre von den Temperamenten / von Ernst Kretschmer, Berlin : Springer, 1951. In Linda, the catalogue of…
Why is there not a FREE telephone directory for Finland ? I can not pay the Fee for a search because it's impossible to do so from where I am. 164 29.11.2018 Providing a public list of telephone numbers (a telephone directory) is a commercial business. There has never been one free catalog for whole Finland, but the local telephone companies did make their own catalogs for a long time and these were given free to the people who owned a share of the company. The last printed catalog in Helsinki area was pubished 2017. Heikki Poroila
How can I reserve this book to Laajalahti library in Espoo? Flow : the psychology of optimal experience / Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi 163 25.10.2018 If you have the 4-digit PIN code plus your own library card, you can make a reservation directly via this link http://luettelo.helmet.fi/record=b2360187~S9*fin (there are already two reservations waiting for Munkkiniemi library to get their copy, so anyway you have to wait). If you do not yet have the PIN code, you have to visit some of the HelMet libraries and get one. You can make a reservation in library anytime. Heikki Poroila