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I have been studied about Finland's Mobile library. Do mobile libraries visit schools and daycare centers almost every day? Specifically, how often? Thank you… 51 4.6.2020 Finnish libraries are in that way independent that their mobile libraries have own time tables and schedules. That means that they can have very different resources and that every mobile library does not circulate every day. If you want to study the activities or timetables of mobile libraries, you can find them here, https://directory.libraries.fi/search?q=mobile%20libraries. It is possible however that not every library has included opening hours and routes of their mobile services here. In that case you can ask the library in question, the contact information can be found in the same directory. This kind of information can't be found in our statistic database, https://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/?lang=en.  Mobile libraries have an own site, …
I would like to know the statistics of the Newspapers and Magazines in the system are the the the number of title? or the unit ? 51 21.7.2020 In the Finnish Public Library Statistics the number is the number of titles, that is different magazines and newspapers that are offered to the customers, https://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/?lang=en&orgs=2,375&years=2019&stats=108
I have been a long-term resident of Helsinki but this autumn, I will be moving to North Karelia. Am I still allowed to borrow ebooks from Helsinki libraries? I… 51 12.8.2020 You are allowed to use Helmet library, also the e-books, even if you're moving into another city in Finland. If you don't use your library card for three years, your information will be ejected from Helmet system. If possible, you should visit some Helmet library with your library card and ID to correct your address information.
How do you make a suggestion for a new book? There used to be a link at the bottom of the web page - but it isn't there anymore? 50 20.10.2020 You can make a suggestion for a new book from Keski-Finna page Feedback: https://keski.finna.fi/Feedback/Form/AcquisitionRequest  
Dear librarian,Where can I find the annual collections,other services and visit of each library? I know that we can find the statistical visits of Libraries in… 50 23.2.2021 You can find annual visits and collections statistics in Finnish Public Libraries Statistics Database https://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/index.php?lang=en
I would like to know which classification system you use, and its the same as the other libraries in Finland? Thanks! 50 23.8.2021 Tuusula library uses YKL - Yleisten kirjastojen luokitusjärjelstelmä, in English PLC - Finnish Public Libraries Classification System, http://finto.fi/ykl/en/. It is used in all public libraries except the Helsinki city library, who has it's own classification system, HCLCS - Helsinki City Library Classification System, http://finto.fi/hklj/en/.
I have just been notified that a book I have reserved has arrived at the library. I am going out of town, so I just cancelled it online. Is there anything else… 48 24.11.2021 If You cancelled Your reservation in HelMet online, that is all You need to do. In case You cancel Your reservation before the pick-up date, You don't have to pay the fee for the uncollected reservation. https://www.helmet.fi/en-US https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Info/FAQ/Frequently_asked_questions_about_t…
Meillä on japaninkielinen Kalevala, josta emme saa selvä julkaisuvuodesta. Liitteessä kuvia kirjasta. Morimoto, Y. (kään.) Kustantamo: Zen Nippon kateikyoiku… 47 9.4.2021 Yasuko Morimoton japaninkielisiä Kalevala-käännöksiä löytyy jonkin verran Suomen kirjastoista, mutta tätä versiota ei näytä löytyvän:https://www.finna.fi/Search/Results?lookfor=morimoto+yasuko&type=AllFie… Tämä on otsikkonsa "Karewara (bassui)" perusteella lyhennelmä ja sisältää vain otteen Kalevalasta. Lähettämissänne kuvissa ei ollut mainintaa vuosiluvusta. Ainoa kuvissa näkyvä vuosiluku on Yasuko Morimoton esittelyssä. Siinä kerrotaan että hän on syntynyt 3. maaliskuuta Meiji-aikakauden 35. vuonna eli vuonna 1902.
Please do you have a twi language story books for kids? Thank you Gifty 46 12.5.2021 We have a few. There are 6 children's books. Helmet
I can't renew the book i have checked out online because it is on hold. but it is due april 6 which during the virus shut down period. so please help me take… 45 20.3.2020 In Helmet-libraries no loans are due when libraries are closed.  Loans will not be due between March 16th and April 19th 2020. If the loan has not been renewed in due, library will extend the due date by two weeks. We shall re-evaluate the situation after Easter. In addition, the library will extend the loan period for loans due from 20 January to 15 March 2020. There is no overdue fee for extending the loan period.  However, there are exceptions for material that is overdue and therefore in recovery.  If your loan has expired before January 20, 2020, it is in recovery and the loan cannot be renewed. Please contact your local library via email or by telephone to check the situation.  
I am Kongju National University freshman. (Kongju National University is in South Korea) And My major is… 45 15.4.2020 1. There are 135 library buses in Finland. 2. By law, every municipality in Finland is required to offer library services. So there are 282 main libraries and 436 branch libraries, and 12 hospital libraries. 3. In a survey made in 2017 about how people spend their free time, 83% of women and 70% of men had read at least one book in a last six months. 10% of those who answered the survey had read ten (or more) books in six months. I'm sorry, but the rest of your questions are too hard. Please contact Finnish Library Association for more information info@fla.fi  Library statistics in Finland can be found in https://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/index.php?lang=en  The survey about free time was made by Statistics Finland, https://www.stat.fi/…
Can I make a new music cd request? Lee Perry 'Heavy Rain'? Thank you 45 7.12.2020 Hello! We have now received your request. I have sent it to the person who purchases reggae CD:s.  In the future, if you want to make any request, it's better to make your request here: https://vaski.finna.fi/Content/asiakkaana?lng=en-gb#hankintaehdotus Petri Kipinä/Music Library
My daughter is learning the piano. Would it be possible for her to play the piano at the library? 45 3.9.2021 Yes it is possible to book the music room of Turku main library.https://www.turku.fi/en/turku-city-library/services/other-services The booking is made through this website: https://varaamo.turku.fi/search?purpose=photo-and-audio  You need to log in with your library card and password.
There is e-material at which I am interested to borrow, but I live outside Helsinki area and cannot come to register to get library card. Can I send… 44 5.2.2021 To obtain a Helmet library card and PIN code You must visit Yourself any Helmet library. So You can not get a library car by post or online. https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Info/Using_the_library/Library_card_and_loa… In case You'll have the possibility to visit any Helmet library and still want to have a library card You can fill  in a library card pre-registration. https://luettelo.helmet.fi/selfreg~S9
Multilingual military dictionary 44 3.6.2021 Is this the book you mean: Brassey's multilingual military dictionary = Brassey's dictionaire multilingue militaire = Brassey's diccionario militar (1987)? https://www.finna.fi/Search/Results?lookfor=+Brassey%27s+multilingual+m…  This book is in the collections of some Finnish libraries. You can ask the possibility to make an interlibrary loan from your own library.
I'm a student from Spain and I would like to known if i could borrow some books from a public library of Finland without being a finnish citizen. Thank you for… 44 19.10.2021 Public libraries in Finland usually issue cards also to people who are not permanent residents. You need to have address in Finland. If You are studying in the metropolitan area You can use the services of the HelMet Libraries. You can obtain a HelMet library card and PIN code from any Helmet library by providing your address and presenting a valid photographic proof of identity with your personal identity code approved by the library. You need to have an address in Finland to get a library card. If You don't have the Finnish social security number, the card will be valid for one year. Welcome to HelMet libraries. HelMet library card Accepted identity cards https://www.helmet.fi/en-US
I am able to find the book "China business culture: strategies for success" (ISBN 9810487045) from Yuan Wang in the Helmet websearch, however neither can I… 43 11.8.2020 The book is not available, it is catalogued to our system, but we don't have a single copy of it. You can make a request for inter library loan: https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services/Interlibrary_loans/Interlibrary_loan_request(7869) Note that it costs 7 € in that way.
We are parents with a 5-month-old baby. We are looking for books to read to her. Unfortunately we cannot go to the public library anymore, it would have been… 43 30.3.2021 You can find books for babies in Helmet libraries by the term "paksulehtiset kirjat" (books with thick pages), and then choose books in English language, if you like. You can find them here: https://haku.helmet.fi/iii/encore/search/C__Spaksulehtiset%20kirjat__Ff… Also a key word "toddlers" could be useful: https://haku.helmet.fi/iii/encore/search/C__Stoddlers__Ff%3Afacetgenre%…  
Tietoja kirjojen lainausmääristä löytyy, mutta onko mihinkään koottu tietoja kirjastojen varattavien esineiden lainausmääristä kunnittain? 43 27.5.2021 Esineitä ei tilastoida erikseen Suomen yleisten kirjastojen tilastoihin Suomen yleisten kirjastojen tilastot (kirjastot.fi) vaan ne sisältyvät muut aineistot -kategoriaan, johon sisältyvät myös esim. digitaaliset pelit ja moniviestimet. Vaski-kirjastojen osalta voimme antaa seuraavat luvut: kaikkien Vaski-kirjastojen esinelainaus: 2018                    10851 2019                    11527 2020                    7727 2021                    2964 Vaski-kirjastoihin kuuluvat Kaarinan, Kustavin, Laitilan, Liedon, Maskun, Mynämäen, Naantalin, Nousiaisen, Paimion, Pyhärannan, Raision, Ruskon, Salon, Sauvon, Taivassalon, Turun, Uudenkaupungin ja Vehmaan kirjastot. erikseen Turku: 2018                    8396 2019                   …
I would like to borrow this item: DVD-asema [Esine] + USB-johto + ajurilevy https://haku.helmet.fi/iii/encore/record/C__Rb2335820__SDVD-asema__Orightresult__U_… 43 25.5.2021 This material cannot be booked online or borrowed for home use. Those items can only be used in libraries. The only items are in Oodi and Pasila libraries, but due to current Covid restrictions items are not available for use at the moment.