|I want to know a country which has 4 seasons.
||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.
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|How can I find address and telephone of a person I need?
||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
Address service, https://vrk.fi/en/address-service
|Where does the last name "Leija" come from? Is it from Finland?
||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.
|How do you say in Finnish: "Set and maintain boundaries"?
||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.
|Is Pulla often pronounced Bulla?
||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.
|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.
||You can get information on Finnish courses in Kuopio on the following web pages:
(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?
||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!
||Try these sites on the Internet for Leonardo's drawings:
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.
|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…
||I hope these websites will help you find the book you
are looking for.
|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…
||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.
|I would like to know which classification system you use, and its the same as the other libraries in Finland? Thanks!
||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…
||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…
||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:
The cassette tape is only in collections of National Library. You can reserve it as a reading room loan.
|Do you have knitting lessons or classes as a library service
||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.
You could also try the Workers' Institut courses.
|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…
||You can ask if Forms assistant services can help you.
Or you can leave The Loan to the Librarian -service for a help request.
Choose library and "Tiedonhaku: vaativa aineistohaku, tietokannat, kirjallisuus, musiikki, internet-tiedonlähteet"
|Looking for a friend of mine
||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'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,
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!
||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
|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…
||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.firstname.lastname@example.org 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.email@example.com, http://hankkeet.kirjastot.fi/hanke/kirjasto-jalkautuu-kuuluvasti, for disabled in Middle Finland Vesanto, http://hankkeet.kirjastot.fi/hanke/kirjavakka, contact Sirkka.firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 very interested in working in one.of.your libraries. I have been a preschool teacher for many years. Currently I'm finishing my masters in school…
||Glad to hear that you are interested in librarywork.
You can apply for unpaid internship.
You can contact the regional library service manager.
Entresse Library: Mikko Kaunisto 046 8773566
Iso Omenan Library: Juha Lilja 043 826 8746
Tapiola Library: Olli Louhimo 046 8772679 and
Sello Library:Anu Miettinen 046 877 3414