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Dear Gentlemen, I am searchig for a Finnish book that has been out of order for a long time. It is a book about Hollywood comics Laurel & Hardy. The author is… 75 15.4.2020 The book "Surullisen hahmon ritarit" by Sauli Pesonen is in collections of some libraries in Finland. You can see the libraries from the datebase Finna: https://www.finna.fi/Search/Results?limit=0&lookfor=surullisen+hahmon+ritarit+sauli+pesonen&type=AllFields&filter%5B%5D=%7Eformat_ext_str_mv%3A%221%2FBook%2FBook%2F%22 You can ask an opportunity to interlibrary loan from your own library. Now all the libraries in Finland are closed during the corona epidemic and unfortunately all our services are not functioning as normal.     
Where can I find more information about this piece and other contemporary artworks around the city? 75 16.10.2020 Unfortunately, most pages are only in finnish... You can find a list of outdoor works of art owned by the City of Espoo here: https://fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luettelo_Espoon_julkisista_taideteoksista_ja_muistomerkeist%C3%A4 The Espoon perinneseura has made its own list: https://espoonperinneseura.net/perinnetietoa/veistoksia-ja-muistomerkkeja-espoossa-2/ The city of Kauniainen, surrounded by Espoo, has its own works of art: https://www.kauniainen.fi/kulttuuri_ja_vapaa-aika/verkkomuseo/kokoelma-huone/kaupungin_taidekokoelma/julkiset_veistokset At the Iso omena mall is two artworks:  Piispansillan sisäänkäynnille sijoittuu Antti-Ville Reinikaisen työ Haat ja Markkinakadun puolelle Otto Karvosen Puhuva pinta. =   Shopping malls also own…
I want to read newspapers and magazines on my smartphone. I downloaded the app PressReader and signed in with my Helmet account. But there is a time limit of… 74 27.7.2020 It seems that you have not logged in to the system in the correct way, because there is no time limit for the customers of Helmet libraries. To do it correctly, first click the link "Sign in", then choose Helmet Library from the drop-down menu, and then log in with your library card number and PIN-code. The contents of Flipster and PressReader differ from each other. Therefore, in order to get the whole benefit, please use both services.    
Dear librarian,we can find the statistical data in different cities in Finnish Public Libraries Statistics Database https://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/index.php… 74 2.3.2021 These pages you can find visitors and loans: https://hri.fi/data/en_GB/dataset/helsingin-kaupunginkirjaston-kaynnit-toimipisteittain https://hri.fi/data/en_GB/dataset/helsingin-kaupunginkirjaston-lainausmaarat-toimipisteittain Choose download at right side so you get excel file.   If you search by word collections you can get different book and other collections.https://hri.fi/data/en_GB/dataset?vocab_geographical_coverage=Helsinki
Dear Ladies or Gentlemen, I am an Austrian Radio correspondent and search for a quiet room for an interview for one hour on Thursday. Do you have a room in… 73 25.2.2020 Hello! It depends on which town u are travelling into Finland. For example in Helsinki there is many libraries that have conference and meeting rooms u can reserve. Don´t hesitate to visit and ask! Best regards,  
Dear librarian, A few years ago the Helmet library system had a fantastic collection of books on Russian and Soviet film in both English and Russian. I can't… 72 4.3.2021 Books about Russian or Soviet films can be found from shelf 77.4971 in Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen libraries and from shelf 777.951 in Helsinki.  All libraries but Kauniainen have a floating collection now, which means that when a book is returned to a library it stays there, instead of being sent to a home library. So if you mean that a certain library used to have a great collection, it may now have been spread between several libraries. 
I would like to apply for an interlibrary loan. How can I do this? 70 27.8.2019 If You want to get  interlibrary loan from Finland You must to go Your local library and ask them to send Your Interlibrary loan request to Helsinki City Library. Mail address is: kaukopalvelu@helsinki.fi. You should ask from  library fees for interlibrary loans. In Finland fees from other countries is something from 14€  to 25 € / loan.
Looking for a verse to put in the Anniversary card I’m making for my wife, and I need it in english please. 70 19.5.2020 Maybe these websites might be helpful for you:  https://www.oprahmag.com/entertainment/books/g29601643/love-poems/?slide=1 https://poets.org/ https://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poems-theme-occasion/anniversary-poems https://www.hitched.co.uk/wedding-planning/organising-and-planning/anni… http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/thematic_poems/anniversary_poems.html      
I barrowed somethings from Espoo Library then i moved to Hameenlinna. is it ok if I give my books to Hameenlonna Library? Thank You 70 21.9.2020 No, sorry, but you can't return books you borrowed from Espoo to Hämeenlinna. Espoo library belongs to Helmet libraries, and Hämeenlinna library to Vanamo libraries. You must return your loans from Espoo to Espoo or some other Helmet library. If you want to become a customer of Vanamo libraries, you need a new library card. You may obtain library card by presenting a photo ID at the service desk in any of the Vanamo libraries. Same card is valid in Hämeenlinna, Hattula, and Janakkala.
I wanted to check what kind of items I could loan from the library, except for books? is there somewhere the list of those? kiitos! 70 22.1.2021 You can search the Helmet database for different types of items in the Helmet library collection. Go to helmet.fi and to Advanced Search. Direct link: https://haku.helmet.fi/iii/encore/home?lang=eng&suite=cobalt&advancedSe… Choose the type of item from the drop-down menu Format. In Keyword, type * to display all items in the selected format or a more specific search term. Click Search.
Is that possible for kotka library to borrow book from helsinki area? I like to borrow a book Waters, Donald: "Supply Chain Management - An introduction to… 68 5.11.2019 Thank you for your question. Yes, it is possible for libraries to loan physical books from other libraries. We call it interlibrary loan. From city libraries our charge of an interlibrary loan is 4 euros, from university, university of applied sciences or special libraries the charge is 13 euros. The book you need is in collection of Helsinki city library. However the book is now on loan. If you want to have the book as soon as possible, we need to order it from university libraries. If you are studying in Xamk (South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences) the easiest for you is to order the book from Kouvola library campus. The Kotka library campus will do it for you. If you want us to make an interlibrary loan request, please…
I am interested in Library work opportunities in Finland, however i am from Lesotho and have studies Diploma in Library and information studies in Lesotho 68 7.3.2020 You find information about conditions of eligibility from the websites of Opetushallitus (Finnish National Agency of Education): https://www.oph.fi/en/services/recognition-and-international-comparability-qualifications In the websites of kirjastot.fi (libraries.fi) you can find open vacancies just now: https://www.kirjastot.fi/ammattikalenteri/avoimia-tyopaikkoja  
Working in Finnish Libraries 68 24.7.2021 Thank you for message. I asked from my work colleague for information regarding this matter, as he moved from Australia to Finland many years ago.  As I work for Espoo Libraries, I can only speak on behalf of our libraries. However, the library systems in Helsinki and Kerava are very similar. It is quite difficult to work in Finnish libraries without at least a working knowledge of Finnish. However, it's not impossible. I would suggest that you contact the libraries directly that you are interested in working in, and see if you can organise a work placement there. That way, they can see your working ability without any risk to them, and may be able to offer you a contract afterwards. Also, if you move to Finland, then you will have the…
I have books on hold and others that I have taken for loan. My question is what happens now with the closing down the Libraries? I still need this books that… 66 17.3.2020 In Helmet libraries the loan periods do not expire during 16.3. – 19.4.2020. If you have not returned the loans by the due date, the loan period will be lengthened automatically. While the libraries are closed, you cannot pick up your holds. The reserved materials will be kept waiting for pick-up for a couple of days after the libraries are reopened.
How do you say in Finnish: "Set and maintain boundaries"? 66 24.3.2022 Translation isn't easy. In most cases, you need to know more how and where the sentence is used. Like in this case: what kind of boundary is being set and maintained? A literal boundary line between neighbours or countries? More abstract concept, like personal boundaries in a certain situation? Perhaps "Asettaa ja ylläpitää rajoja" would work in both cases? If this is about personal boundaries, I might add a possessive affix. 
My name is Mika and with a couple of friends we have developed www.gameswap.io where users easily can get information where they can among other things borrow… 65 24.2.2020 If i understood correctly, you are searching for a possibility to find materials, especially games, in every (public) libraries in one "catalogue". There is Finna.fi, which contains a great part of Finnish library materials, but not quite all of it yet. You can see how Finna looks like here, https://finna.fi/. Finna has an own developers-Wiki, https://www.kiwi.fi/display/Finna/Finna Maybe you can find the information you need there, or at least contact persons. You can send mail to kiwi-posti@helsinki.fi. An other way to find library materials in one search is the metasearch of Kirjastot.fi, https://monihaku.kirjastot.fi/fi/. Here the problem is that since the metasearch searches on different databases with different kinds of solutions in…
I was wondering when the studios and the music rooms in the new central library Oodi will be available for reservations? Thank you:) 64 6.2.2019 Sometime during the spring, hopefully as soon as March, but the construction is still on going, so we can’t say for sure.
Dear, Is it possible to have an interlibrary loan for this book: Discovering statistics using IBM SPSS statistics : and sex and drugs and rock 'n' roll, by… 64 7.11.2019 This is possible get from Varastokirjasto. If You want it to interlibrary loan You can use this: https://kyyti.finna.fi/Content/asiakkaana#interlibraryloans
Can I find subscriptions to Morningstar or ValueLine or some other investment material through Helmet? 63 29.4.2020 Many international magazines and newspapers are available on PressReader, that is a part of Helmet collection. Morningstar or Value Line are unfortunately not included, but there are several business journals, eg. Forbes, FinWeek, Stock etc.  You need a library card and a valid PIN code to sign in and read the magazines. More instructions to use PressReader, please check the Helmet website: https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/eLibrary/Magazines/Instructions_for_remote_access_of_emagaz(28729) 
Excuse me can you help me I want to know what the word phoenix means, and what books can help me to know this term 63 20.11.2020 The word comes from Ancient Greek mythology. Phoenix is a is a long-lived bird that cyclically regenerates or is otherwise born again. It arises from the ashes of its predecessor when it starts a new life. You can find basic information about Phoenix from all the books that tells about Ancient Greek mythology. You can check the books at the bottom of the wikipedia article. The same article has some information about the etymology of the word:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoenix_(mythology)