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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. 127 19.2.2020   You could contact the Big Apple Library directly. Email address is Reservations can also be made at Good luck for Your project!
I have a Helmet and an Arcada library card. To borrow a book from Varastokirjasto, should I use the… 124 27.2.2020 You can order a book from the National Repository Library by using the Helmet ILL form: More information about interlibrary service in Helmet libraries:  
Please could you tell me how I could obtain a list of the "top 20" best selling books in Finland for Fiction and/or Non-Fiction. I have searched everywhere,… 123 10.9.2002 Here are some useful adresses - unfortunately the sites are in Finninsh language: This list is based on the information of all bookshops in Finland: On the left you can see syyskuu 2002. There are the "toptens" of August. Some translations: suomalainen kaunokirjallisuus = Finnish fiction, käännetty kaunokirjalisuus = translated fiction, tietokirjat = nonfiction and this is the list of the biggest bookshop in Helsinki For more information please contact The Booksellers Association of Finland
Where may I find information about virtuals courses to learn mathematics and physics? 123 29.11.2004 You can find information about these virtual courses by using a search machine like Google and writing in the search box "learn mathematics and physics" (note the quatation marks - they determine, that the search will look for a phrase).
Olen 'Inkerilaisten Viesti' aikauslehden etsimassa. I need a number of articles copied & will be in HKI one day next week to do so, if I can find the series! 122 18.11.2004 The latest five numbers of Inkeriläisten viesti can be read at the link below: Also, do cantact the Inkeri society for futher information at The Inkerläisten viesti can be found at the Leppävaara library in Espoo in the Helsinki metropolitan area, and you night also find it at the publisher's office
Mobile libraries in Finland 121 24.4.2020 Stara and Skidi are both children's mobile libraries in Helsinki, so there is no difference between them in content. The names, Stara and Skidi, are Helsinki slang. Stara means an old person in Helsinki slang (Stara was formerly known as a mobile library mostly for adults.) Skidi is a slang word for a child (formely Skidi was for children). In Finland, mobile libraries usually have names, they are not considered just as vehicles :)  In the website 'Finnish Public Libraries Statistics' a loan amount for the mobile library means the amount of loans that people have borrowed.  One mobile library can carry approximately 3500 books (it depends on how full mobile libraries are packed). Mobile libraries…
Pls inform which libraries in Finland possess a copy of IBM and the Holocaust. Thank you. 120 30.3.2005 There are two university libraries which possess a copy of IBM and the Holocaust, Åbo Akademi and Tampere. Links to their websites are on this page… . It seems that none of the public libraries have the book in their collections. Links to the websites of public libraries are here .
What are the late fees for not returning a book on time? I can't find a price list anywhere. 120 10.9.2020 The overdue fee is €0,20 day for adult item per loan. You find all the library fees in Helmet:…
One of my dream jobs after graduation is to become a librarian. What are the requirements for such a position? 119 11.7.2019   You could start by contacting the Aalto University Library. Perhaps you could get there for an internship.   The library can be studied in, for example, Keuda, where there are professional courses for immigrants.  The language requirement for studying is Finnish B1.1.   Not everyone working in the library is a professional in the field. You didn't tell what you're studying. Maybe you already have the skills that interest Libraries.    You may want to follow job search notifications on, for example,
I was wondering if you could inform me on free or inexpensive activities one can do for adults? I am moving to Hyvinkää very soon and in general, I only see… 118 2.10.2019 Here are some websites you can hopefully find  activities for you or ask more: Wellcome also to the Hyvinkää city library:
Can you please give me the url of the multicultural library; seems to be not valid any longer or, at least, at the moment. 116 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, .
Would it be possible to get a list of the Finnish Authors Books traduced in French language. 116 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 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… 115 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 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… 115 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.
How can i get more information about ROLE OF LIBRARIES ON WOMEN EDUCATION ? 115 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.
I need info on Super Computer(Linux): -History and background -Changes from the time it first started up till the current version today. -Graphical User… 114 14.12.2004 I understood you need information on using linux OS in different supercomputer systems. Short history of supercomputers in general is on page tells us more about the history of supercomputers and linux, for example: "Clustering technology enabled large number of Linux machines to be combined into a single computing entity, a parallel computer. In April 1996, researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory used Linux to run 68 PCs as a single parallel processing machine to simulate atomic shock waves.But unlike other Supercomputers costing a fortune, it was rather cheap. The do-it-yourself supercomputer cost only $152,000, including labor (connecting the 68…
What is the basis of a bibliometric study and how can this kind of study be applied to the analysis of a scholarly journal. 114 16.3.2006 in a few words: Bibliometrics is a research method used in library and information science. It utilizes quantitative analysis and statistics to describe patterns of publication within a given field or body of literature. Researchers may use bibliometric methods of evaluation to determine the influence of a single writer, for example, or to describe the relationship between two or more writers or works. One common way of conducting bibliometric research is to use the Social Science Citation Index, the Science Citation Index or the Arts and Humanities Citation Index to trace citations. Useful links and hints can be found at:
I am researching the Swedish-speaking population in Finland and need sources in English. 113 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 have any middle eastern dancing groups in Porvoo? 110 23.3.2004 Finnish Dance and Production Companies can be found under this link: For more information contact The Finnish Dance Information Centre:
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… 108 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). You can find 'Tulkoon joulu' in the free sheet music catalogue MuseScore.   Other sources: