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I want to know a country which has 4 seasons. 28209 28.10.2009 Countries in temperate zones of the southern and northern hemispheres have four seasons. For example Finland and all Scandinavian countries, as well as other European countries. Generally in temperate and polar regions those seasons are recognized as spring, summer, autumn and winter. Wikipedia article http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Season Discussion on the subject in Yahoo! Answears -service http://ph.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080208021311AAw2nSS
Is Pulla often pronounced Bulla? 239 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’ - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papal_bull.
Where does the last name "Leija" come from? Is it from Finland? 2254 13.12.2000 Word "leija" is a Finnish word indeed. In English it is translated as "a kite". The noun "leija" comes from the verb "leijata" or "leijua" (to flow). In the old or dialectal Finnish language "leija" can also mean "a bridal veil". Leija is not a very much used word as a surname but surely it can be used. In the telephone catalogue of Helsinki there is only one person with the family name Leija. Leija can also be used in compound family names such as Leijavuori (a rough translation: Kite Mountain). There is no record of Leija as a first name.
I'm living in Kuopio and I would like to learn Finnish language, pls let me know where I can find the course class in Kuopio. 1628 14.12.2009 You can get information on Finnish courses in Kuopio on the following web pages: http://www.expat-finland.com/living_in_finland/language_training.html#s… (here you can also find links to online courses) http://kansalaisopisto.kuopio.fi/fi/etusivu/ (Kuopio Community College) Kuopio City Library also offers a wide range of Finnish language courses. You're welcome to have a look!
Do you have a national chat-service in the library in Finland? 2497 20.11.2008 We are planning a national library chat-service, but it has'nt been published yet. At present we have only local services in Finland.
I'm a student engineer, looking for drawings of transportation devices by Leonardo da Vinci ; do you know where I could find them? Thank you by advance! 792 1.4.2004 Try these sites on the Internet for Leonardo's drawings: http://galileo.imss.firenze.it/news/mostra/6/e62atl2.html http://dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Visual_Arts/Painting/Artists/Masters/Leonardo… and http://www.museoscienza.org/english/leonardo/ and Instituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza at http://www.imss.fi.it/indice.html We also have a cd-rom called "Leonardo the inventor" in the public libraries that might interest you.
How can I find address and telephone of a person I need? 10106 9.7.2002 The address of every person living officially in Finland is available in Väestörekisterikeskus (Population Register Centre) The telephone number is 0600 0 1000 (only in Finland) The mailing address of Population register centre is Kellosilta 4 PL 7 00520 HELSINKI URL: http://www.vaestorekisterikeskus.fi/ Address service, https://vrk.fi/en/address-service
Can you help me find an antiquarian bookstore in Finland which specializes in astronomy? I am looking for a copy of the 1952 book AVARUUDEN VALLOITUS, by Willy… 207 28.2.2002 I hope these websites will help you find the book you are looking for. http://www.antikvariat.net/ http://www.ursa.fi/english.html
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… 19 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…
I would like to know which classification system you use, and its the same as the other libraries in Finland? Thanks! 39 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/.
Dear Sir, I am a graduated student from China,and I am majoring in Library Science.Recently,I am doing a research about Finish reading.What I want to know is… 128 16.12.2019 The promoting of reading is an important task for both schools and libraries. Reading books in central in schools, pupils read and do projects, essays, analyses of many sorts in schools. Library is often a partner in these projects, we recommend books, booklists, provide books both to school classes and pupils and other people that come to libraries. You can find information about promoting reading at this site The Finnish Reading Center, https://lukukeskus.fi/english/ There are many projects where reading is promoted for instance, Lukuliike https://lukuliike.fi/en/, Lukuinto (motivation for reading) http://www.lukuinto.fi/, Lue lapselle (Read to your/a child) https://luelapselle.fi/.  Libraries have various methods to promote reading,…
I am looking for the audio for Finnish for foreigners 2 by Aaltio. I need audio for a work book. Could you, please, suggest where to find it in Helsinki region… 407 27.11.2019 This language course is quite old and the only edition of the audio for a work book  (Finnish for foreigners : 2, Exercises / Aaltio)   is from the year 1987, and it is just on cassette: https://www.finna.fi/Record/fikka.3277545 The cassette tape is only in collections of National Library. You can reserve it as a reading room loan.  https://www.kansalliskirjasto.fi/en
Do you have knitting lessons or classes as a library service 258 6.5.2019 Occasionally we have knitting guidance in libraries. In the autumn and winter, many libraries (Entresse, Kauklahti; Soukka and Sello) have handicraft clubs. You could be asking for guidance at Sello's handicraft shop. https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Events_and_tips/Events?s=K%C3%A4sity%C3%B6*&es=5/6/2019 You could also try the Workers' Institut courses. https://ilmonet.fi/#en/search/cgt=684
Last year one person told me that some library (or may be all) can provide service with checking a documents (for example job application, that what I need) in… 135 11.3.2019 You can ask if Forms assistant services can help you. http://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services/Sello_Library/Events/Forms_assistant_services_for_immigrants(174876) Or you can leave The Loan to the Librarian -service for a help request. https://my.surveypal.com/app/form?_d=0&_sid=288894515&_k=eOCeisnQSPTKB14C2v04ABxithTiE9BIcvTif9OyeZNM298oOSj14GpSjUxmhrPn&_hid=lainaakirjastolainen Choose  library and "Tiedonhaku: vaativa aineistohaku, tietokannat, kirjallisuus, musiikki, internet-tiedonlähteet"
I'm a student in tampere and want to borrow ebook from helmet. But I don't have a library card. Can i order one and get it by posti? Thank you so much Phuong, 429 11.12.2017 Hello, Unfortunately you cannot get a Helmet library card by post. You have to visit a Helmet library to get a card. Here is an excerpt from the user regulations: "You can get a personal library card, the right to borrow and a PIN code at any Helmet library or mobile library. You will get the library card when you state your address and present a valid ID card with a photograph and personal identity number accepted by the library. To be able to receive a library card you need an address in Finland. The first library card is free of charge. If you do not have a Finnish personal identity number, your library card is valid for twelve months at a time." You will find more information here: http://www.helmet.fi/Preview/en-US/Info/…
I would like to ask if it is possible to reserve a book if now it is not in the library, so as when it comes back I could be sure to get it. Thank you! 610 5.9.2017 You can reserve material either at the library or in Your record at www.helmet.fi. To make a request Yourself You need to have a PIN code. You will receive a notice concerning reservations ready for picking up by a letter or email, or by ordering a text message subject to a charge. If You don't have yet a personal Helmet library card, You can get at any Helmet library or mobile library http://www.helmet.fi/Preview/en-US/Info/Using_the_library/HelMet_librar…
Do you know any activities/animations for or with people with mental or psychic disability happening in librairies in Finland? Do you know anything to raise… 571 12.4.2017 There are some projects that have studied this topic exactely. One was in Pori, for personlig who have suffered psychic problems and alcoholism, contact Asko Hursti, Asko.hursti@pori.fi on this matter http://hankkeet.kirjastot.fi/hanke/kirjasto-tervehdyttää, here some information, but it is in Finnish. Another one in Lapland, Kittilä, about disabled and elderly people, contact Raili.sirkka@kittila.fi, http://hankkeet.kirjastot.fi/hanke/kirjasto-jalkautuu-kuuluvasti, for disabled in Middle Finland Vesanto, http://hankkeet.kirjastot.fi/hanke/kirjavakka, contact Sirkka.jantti@vesanto.fi. These both focus on hearing, reading and activities. In Mikkeli the scope is on digital skills for people with problems in mental health http://hankkeet.…
I'm wondering if there's printing possibilities in Helsinki Library 10 or Kallio available? If so, how much does it cost (A4, black & white)? Thanks in… 1030 10.3.2016 It is possible to print in Library 10 and Kallio Library, as well as in all the HelMet Libraries. One page costs 40 cents. In the libraries, where there is the self service printing possibility, You can print five sheets in three months free-of-charge. http://www.helmet.fi/en-US http://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services/Oulunkyla_Library/Sel…
My name is Renan, I'm from Brazil, i'll start to study Library degree in 2016, my goal since 13 years is work or study in Finland or Nordic Countries, I… 469 21.2.2016 You can find very much information from the website of Finnish National Board of Education (Opetushalitus): http://www.oph.fi/english/services/recognition Information about qualification requirements in libraries you can find here, but unfortunately just in Finnish and Swedish: http://www.minedu.fi/OPM/Kirjastot/kirjastoalan_koulutus/?lang=fi
Why the Kirjasto 10 called 10? 763 11.8.2015 Library 10 is located at Postitalo, which used to be the main post office of Helsinki. The building is not anymore owned by Posti but it still contains a post office on its ground floor. The post office has been commonly known as "Helsinki 10" because the postal code for city center of Helsinki is 00100. Library 10 is located on upper floor of "Helsinki 10". That’s why the name "Library 10" was chosen.