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Can you please give me the url of the multicultural library; seems to be not valid any longer or, at least, at the moment. 103 22.7.2006 The Multicultural Libray is now The Multilingual library and functions as an integrated part of the Helsinki city library. Contact information, and a presentation, .
Terve, I would like to ask that if I borrow a book from Oodi or any library in Helsinki region do I have to return it to Oodi, or I can return book to any… 103 18.4.2019 You can return the book in any Helmet library. More information about using the library here,
I plan to buy a home in Finland. I want to be about halfway between nort and south and a little east. How would you go about this research online through any… 103 8.11.2002 Referring to Your inquiry about buying a home in Finland. There aren’t very many places where you can find information in English how to buy a home in Finland. You could have a look at a guide - Are you planning to move to Finland? This guide is for you who are living abroad and are planning to migrate to Finland. You can find it in this address: You can find several links how to find and buy a home in Finland. Unfortunately all of the links are either Finnish or in Swedish. You can find these links in this address: This here address leads you to several links about various house agents here in Finland: You can…
I’m working on my master thesis with the goal of creating a fablab in germany. I saw that you have 71 libraries and in some of them you provide 3D printers or… 102 24.10.2018 The largest fablab / makerspace of the Helmet (Helsinki metropolitan area) library network will be opened in December 2018, when the new central library Oodi opens in Helsinki city centre, with a wide range of tools such as a laser cutter, sticker printer, heat press, sewing machines, overlock sewing machines, embroidery machines and badge machines. Oodi has its own website at  If you wish to visit Oodi or interview the staff, you can find their contact information at Until then, the largest fablab/makerspace facilities provided by Helmet libraries are probably found in Espoo (Sello, Entresse, Iso Omena, Tapiola). These libraries provide for example 3D…
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. 101 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
When is this book going to be available? Kata 100 27.2.2019 If you look at the information under COPIES ON ORDER, there is the line " 1 copy ordered for Myyrmäki aik on 01-10-2018." The book has been ordered already in October 2018, but for some reason - usually unknown to the library - the seller has not been able to provide us with a copy. Unfortunately this is not a rare situation, many items are late, out of print or totally cancelled. Let's hope this one is another case. You can see the situation by following this "Copies on order" information line. Heikki Poroila
I am to start my masters in health care and quality management at the university of helsinki in january 2003 and was wondering if you can help me with part… 99 21.11.2002 I recommend you go to the webpages of the Ministry of Labour, Finland, . On the frontpage you'll find a link to "Employment service". This is a good way to start. When you already are in Finland, you can also browse newspapers and read the college bulletinboard. Another useful address is, a portal of public services, maintained by Finnish government offices. This is not necessarily for job seeking, but contains other useful information on Finnish society.
What are the most popular books in your library this month? 99 1.12.2004 You will find the list of the most popular books at Helsinki metropolitan area public libraries in November 2004: . The first group is fiction and the second one is non-fiction.
I'm looking a magazine "Water Supply Vol.7 BARCELONA,PP149-154, 1989" .There is a artice "To remove the algae in the drinking water" -Reserch report in Finland 98 10.6.2002 Hi Linda, At first I apologize, that it took so long to answer, but here's some information: At the Tampere University of Technology they have Water Supply magazine, so You can ask either your nearest library to make a interlibrary reguest (Phone number just for sure: Interlibrary services +358 -3 -3115 3133) or get in touch with Water Science & Technology (former Water Supply) magazine. Publisher's E-mail is You find more information and online magazines also in page but unfortunately they don't have such an old number in the net.
Do you have any middle eastern dancing groups in Porvoo? 98 23.3.2004 Finnish Dance and Production Companies can be found under this link: For more information contact The Finnish Dance Information Centre:
Would it be possible to get a list of the Finnish Authors Books traduced in French language. 98 26.1.2007 Please, use this database: A translation database is kept by the Finnish Literature Society library and the Finnish Literature Information Centre. The database contains details of translations of Finnish (Finnish, Sámi and Finland-Swedish) literature, folk poetry, children's literature and general non-fiction since 1812.
I am writing to inquire on how to apply for employment in the Iso Omena Library? Thank you in advance for your time. 96 24.7.2019 In Espoo, the recruitment of libraries is done centrally. You can submit your application using the form found at -> Jobs and enterprise -> Open positions -> Harjoittelu (trainees) If you have any questions Työ Datanomien TOP-paikat: Language Training: Other:  
How can i get more information about ROLE OF LIBRARIES ON WOMEN EDUCATION ? 96 2.12.2004 here are some www-pages: (Centre for the History of Women's Education) and (American Women's history:education) Eric database ( is an important database for educational history.
Have you a copy of: J.D. Bilotta, Race and the Rise of the Republican Party, 1848-1865? 2nd or 3rd edition. Thank you. 96 29.12.2004 Unfortunately we don't have Bilotta's book. There seems to a copy in Denmark and then naturally in the UK, so you can try to get the book as an interlibrary loan. You can make a loan request in any public library. The interlibrary loans are however not free of charge, see
What is the origin and mening of the surname ‘Keinonen’ 96 27.9.2019 Surnames 'Keinonen' and 'Keinänen' are both believed to be derived from the word keino which in the Savonian dialect carries the meaning 'trap, snare, (a hunter's) trail'. Pirjo Mikkonen & Sirkka Paikkala, Sukunimet
Is there a paper cutter (guilotine) in the Oodi library already? If not, what other libraries in Helsinki would have that? 94 5.2.2019 There ist a papercut guillotine for customer usage in library Oodi. You can use it without reservation, upon request.
I am trying to find an exchange student from Eibar, Spain that stayed with us in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1986. How can I find her? 94 19.2.2019 You could ask for help from the Eibar University. Perhaps they still have information about their exchange students.
Is Pulla often pronounced Bulla? 94 20.3.2019 If you mean the Finnish word pulla (‘bun,  coffeebread’), I think it can be pronounced as ‘bulla’ only if you have a flu or rarely in some Finnish dialects. According to Kielitoimiston sanakirja, the Finnish word bulla means also ‘papal bull’ -
I am researching the Swedish-speaking population in Finland and need sources in English. 93 30.6.2005 Please contact the following sources for additional guidance, since you already have visited the Helsinki University Library: -The Swedish Information and Culture Centre. Their address is They have some fine links on the page Don't miss the most important link: When you click on Organisationer & föreningar and on Medborgarsamhället you'll find lists on nongovernmental institutions. -The Swedish Assembly of Finland -The Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland
Do you know where I can find a DVD version of "Valkoinen Peura" (1952) with English subtitles either within the library system, to rent or to buy? 92 19.2.2019 DVD version with English subtitles of Valkoinen peura (The White Reindeer) by Erik Blomerg is unfortunately not available in Finnish libraries. It's possible to buy the DVD in some webshops. You find the online stores easily by using Google.