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Services

Book a time (please call 050 411 6504) and tell us if you need help converting. Digitizing takes as long as it takes to watch the film. We have also an adapter for VHS-C -cassettes.

We meet up once a month to discuss the books we have read. We'll read current favorites and old classics. Be in contact with the staff if you are interested in participating. 

It is on your own responsibility if you return your loans via the book drop. If you return items via the book drop when the library is closed, you cannot get a receipt because the loans are not registered as returned into the library system this way. The library staff records the items returned via the book drop as returned only on the next opening day of the library. Items returned in the book drop can result in penalty fees until the returns are recorded.

Exchange station for customers' own books and magazines. 

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Paulig's coffee in different blends for 1€ a cup. Due to covid-19 restrictions the coffee machine is not in use right now, as customers must wear a face guard at all times.

Visa, Visa Electron, MasterCard, Maestro. We have contactless payment.

Musiikkivalmentaja auttaa sinua löytämään uutta kuunneltavaa. Lähetä viesti osoitteeseen musiikki@helmet-kirjasto.fi. Kerro yhteydenotossasi, millaista musiikkivalmennusta kaipaat. 

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You can play park chess in the area behind the library. The chessmen are kept in a box outside, and you can borrow the key to the box from the library.

Book your visit in advance by calling 050 411 6504 or e-mailing kirjasto@kauniainen.fi

During self-service hours, there are no staff at the library, but the facilities are monitored technically with the use of cameras, for example. During self-service hours you can check out and return material, use customer computers, read magazines, work or have meetings at the library. The wireless network is at your disposal. You can open the library door an enter by placing your library card below the device at the door with the barcode facing up and entering your four-digit PIN code. If you do not have your PIN code, the library staff will provide it to you during service hours.

The staff will give advice on logging in.
 

Devices

You can use Hublet- tablet computers anywhere in the library. Read current news, get acquainted with our vast selection of e-magazines and e-books, use services online or watch your favorite tv-shows - You decide! For kids Hublet - tablets provide educational material and entertainment such as games and kids' shows. 

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You can take copies in when the customer service is open. Doublesided copies in sizes A4 and A3.

We have four customer workstations. We also have a few laptops that you can borrow (only for use in the library, not during self service hours). You can borrow a Hublet media tablet for a maximum of 2 hours (only for use in the library, available during self service hours). The computers and tablets cannot be booked in advance.

Loan time is one week. You can choose between three different meters with for example have a wireless screen or count energy costs. Instructions in English are included.
Document scanner.
Nordic walking poles. Pole lengths 110-130 cm. Instructions available.
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Premises

Our storyroom is located in the children's book section. You can play and read in the storyroom. We have story readings in finnish and in swedish once a month. Welcome to listen. PLEASE NOTE! The storyroom is not available right now due to covid-19 restrictions.

Kauniainen's own art gallery. Exhibition price is 100€/week. Reduced price 50€/week for associations and organizations in Kauniainen. Reduced price 15€/week för youth organizations in Kauniainen, as well as organizations in Kauniainen för the unemployed and for senior citizens). Please contact culture producer Cecilia McMullen, phone number 050 5599580.

Showcase for exhibitions: we are happy to receive our customers’ own exhibitions of handicraft, collections, photographs and art. Exhibitions can be organised in the library’s locked showcase. Sales exhibitions are liable to a  charge of 10€.

Exhibition wall: create your own art-exhibition at the library. You can reserve the exhibition wall for three weeks at a time. The library will collect a fee of 30 euros per exhibition.

The library has a meeting room that can be reserved. Suitable for groups of up to 10 to 12 people. Available for non-commercial use. Please book in advance by calling 050 411 6504 or e-mailing kirjasto@kauniainen.fi. PLEASE NOTE! The meeting room is not available right now due to covid-19 restrictions.

The reading hall is meant for quiet study. There are a limited number of seats available due to covid-19 restrictions.

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Contact information

Thurmaninaukio 6

02700 Kauniainen

kirjasto@kauniainen.fi

050 411 6504

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