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I want to teach Persian alphabet to my little daughter. How can I order the Persian alphabet game to the library? 63 26.3.2021 You can make an acquisition request by filling in the form below: https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Info/Acquisition_request There are no Persian alphabet games in Helmet Libraries, but with some books You can teach Persian alphabets. You find those book in Helmet search wit words persian kieli aakkoset. https://www.helmet.fi/en-US  
I'm currently living in Malmi and I want to borrow a skateboard for use in the summer. From this page it looks like I can borrow a skateboard from Helmet https… 62 23.2.2021 Unfortunately, I cannot give an answer here. You should contact the Oodi library directly. Contact information https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services/Helsinki_Central_Lib…
I am thinking about buying a Kindle. My husband saw in reviews that I can't use the library ebooks with one. A friend said you can. Am I able to? 61 17.4.2020 Unfortunately Kindle is incompatible with library’s e-books, as it uses Amazon's own file and digital copyrights protection formats. Please check https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/eLibrary/Books_and_audiobooks/Instructions_for_ebook_and_eaudiobook_se(28725) and especially Paragraps E-book readers.  
Kirjapaja published various translations of the Catechism, books of the Gospels, and Bible excerpts into various Finnish dialects around 1999-2001(?). Is there… 60 29.10.2019 You find a list of these books very easily in Finna.fi search service by writing in the search "raamattu murteet kirjapaja". https://finna.fi/
I will try and hopefully have found the appropriate resource. Are you able to find the address of our friends. 60 11.2.2020 Väestorekisterikeskus (Population Registry Centre) can possibly help you in locating your friend. The contact information can be found here https://dvv.fi/en/article/-/asset_publisher/osoitepalvelu-sisalto Contact information, https://dvv.fi/en/contact
I have a 13 year-old girl who seems to be interested in history. Do you have any recommendations for good titles in Finnish? 60 24.4.2020 Kirjasampo-service has made a list of historical novels for youngsters in 2017, which concentrates on books about Finnish history and only has titles published after 2000. It has some titles from authors like Maijaliisa Dieckmann and Leena Laulajainen, who have written several books on different periods of history even before that date. Espoo city library librarians Hakala and Valtonen have made the included pdf-list of books about history this spring. Hope she finds interesting reads from these!      
How many Finnish people use the mobile library for a year in 2019? Or, what is the usage rate of the mobile library for a year in 2019? Please let me know only… 60 20.5.2020 The mobile library in Helsinki had 91322 visitors in 2019 according to newly computed statistics. For detailed information please contact the Mobile library.   https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services/Mobile_Library_Helsi… Nationwide library statistics can be found at https://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/yearlyreports.php 
Can you help me how I can create my user account to book music rooms at Sello library. I have my library card but I could not find where to create an account. … 60 23.10.2020 There are 2 music rooms in the  Music department that you can reserve. One of the rooms has a piano and the other one a baby grand piano and a harmonium. You may use the music rooms for 4 hours / week. There is also an electric piano you can play without booking. Online booking:https://varaamo.espoo.fi. For further information, please contact the Music department service desk or call 09 816 57607.https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services/Sello_Library/Servic…
I lost my libary card. Is it possible to have a new one and how is the fee? Thank you 58 22.5.2020 It is of utmost importance that you report the loss of your library card immediately to any Helmet library. For information see https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Info/FAQ/FAQ__Troubleshooting(987). You are not responsible for the loans that have been checked out on your card after you have reported the card lost, but until you report the loss of your library card you may be held responsible. A new card is liable to charge. Information on libray cards and all costs can be found on www.helmet.fi>Info>Using the library.  
What is the origin of the surname Moilanen? What is the meaning of the name? Thank you for your answer. 58 15.9.2020 The origin of surname Moilanen is the first name Samuel. Moilanen is usual name today in Kainuu in Finland. Source: Pirjo Mikkonen, Sirkka Paikkala: Sukunimet, Otava 1992
Dear all, our 9 year old daughter has lost the library card. How can we get a new one? Is it possible to lock the lost card? 57 2.1.2020 Please contact the library to lock the card https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Info/FAQ/FAQ__Troubleshooting(987). You can get a new card in your nearest library.
,I have one book that want to be renewed online but 57 16.3.2020 Unfortunately, you cannot renew the loan, because another customer has reserved the book. But luckily for you, because of the corona epidemic, the due dates of all loans expiring today have been postponed by two weeks. So, now the due date of your loan is 30.03.2020.
About using valid ID card for applying library card, is this type of ID card valid (see link below)? My daughter was rejected by using her ID card when… 57 12.6.2020 Any photo ID that s issued by police is enough when applying library card. Passport, ID card of any EU country (the one you linked), Finnish driving license and Kela card with photo are all valid. Here is the Helmet listing about valid ID:s. Children under 15 need a written consent of their guardian when applying library card. Read more at Helmet Library user regulations. 
Is it possible to borrow a photo / video camera for 2 or 3 days? 57 30.4.2021 Unfortunately Tuusula libraries do not have cameras or video cameras in their collection. You can search for all Finnish libraries' services in the national library directory https://hakemisto.kirjastot.fi/services. As all services might not be translated into English, you may have to search with the Finnish terms "kamera" or "videokamera". In Uusimaa the only library listed where you can borrow a video camera is Myllypuro Media Library in Helsinki. You can find their contact information here: https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services/Myllypuro_Media_Libr….
I would like to know about trips of " Sir Muhammad Zafarullah Khan" ( President of the UN General Assembly 1962-1965 ) to Finland from 1912 - 1980. 56 18.1.2021 I found only one article called "The Reminiscences of Sir Muhammad Zafrulla Khan", in which at least one trip to Finland was mentioned. Sir Muhammad Zafrulla Khan visited Finland in 1913, and he went through all the lakes up to the north. He also shot rapids in Ulea river (Oulu-joki in Finnish). The link to the article is available here: https://www.alislam.org/library/books/Sir-Zafrulla-Khan-Interviews.pdf There is also this website https://zafrullahkhan.weebly.com/ but with the quick browsing I didn't find any mention of trips to Finland. 
I just moved to Helsinki from Italy. I would like to know if there are some english book club for next autumn/winter. Kiitos! 55 21.8.2019 Unfortunately branches of Helsinki city library have no English book clubs this autumn.  
I'm trying to reconnect with someone in Finland and I have his number. Can you help? 55 26.1.2021 We do'nt in our service contact persons, but if you have a telefonnumber, the country code for Finland is +358. In Countrycode.org you can find the number, you should dial to call abroad from your country, https://countrycode.org/finland
I have a bunch of old "Nature" journals (2018-2019). Can I donate them to the library? 55 28.4.2021 Unfortunately libraries usually can't take old journals. When the libraries will open again normally, You can leave the journals in any ot the libraries, which have a recycling shelf (Kirjakierrätyspiste). You find the list of those libraries here https://www.helmet.fi/fi-FI/Kirjastot_ja_palvelut https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Events_and_tips/News_flash/Services_of_the_…
Dear Sir, I am a graduated student from China,and my major is Library Science.I think your website is well built,it has so many functions.Can I ask that… 53 16.12.2019 Thank you very much for your kind words! This site is build by Libraries.fi, which is a unit that provides national services for public libraries in Finland. The unit is situated in Helsinki City Library. We also cooperate with the National Library in Finland, but are not in the same organization. Libraries.fi, https://www.libraries.fi/node/211157, email editors@libraries.fi
I have a 3years certicate in library science,i am looking to find a short course in finnish to enable me work in the library as support . please how can you… 53 26.2.2020 Hello, Courses in finnish are available at several institutions and Private enterprises. The adult education branch at Helsinki city is a good starting point. After achieving a certain level you can ask about kieliharjoittelu, or language traineeship at the Helsinki  or Espoo city library. https://www.hel.fi/sto/fi/opiskelu/maahanmuuttajat-immigrants/suomen-ku… https://www.espoo.fi/fi-FI/Kulttuuri_ja_liikunta/Kirjasto/Tarvitsemme_s…