Runoja ja raapaleita -kirjoituskilpailun sijoittuneiden haastatteluja

Runo -kategoria Aarne Nykänen, toinen sija Hei Aarne, Esittelisitkö itsesi lukijoille ja kertoisitko, millainen kirjoittajatausta sinulla on. Olen Aarne Nykänen, olen 21-vuotias espoolainen ja opiskelen tällä hetkellä kauppatieteitä Aalto-yliopiston Mikkelin kampuksella. Taustani kirjoittajana tulee suurelta osin lukiosta aktiivisen ja paljon töitä vaativan opettajan luota, joka muun muassa auttoi minua osallistumaan suomalaiseen kirjoituskilpailuun lukiossa. Olen myös…

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Library material acquisitions in 2019

LIBRARY MATERIAL ACQUISITIONS

  Children and youth services have been a strategic focus area in our library for a long time. In library’s new strategy literacy emphasis continues this focus. We have invested heavily in material acquisition for children and youth recent years. The floating library materials, launched in 2016, definitely brought the acquisition of child material acquisition…

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Children and youth services in Espoo City Library

written by Anna Pöyhönen   Children and youth library services in Espoo revolve around the love of stories. Reading is a big part of this and book borrowing is on the rise, however, the services include much more. For the youngest library patrons, we organize story times in various languages, and nursery school groups and…

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E- and Audio-books were a success in 2018

Last year was a success for e-materials in our Helmet-libraries. In 2018 people borrowed e-books 26 % more than the year before. This was made possible mainly because of the increasing acquisition in 2018. Helmet-libraries has now over 14000 e-books for you to borrow and customer addition was 25 %.  Helmet-libraries offer customers several different…

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No fancy buildings, but making people’s life better

Espoo City Library is a really, really good library. In some things, anyway! And we have a popular Youtube -contribution to prove it. Our strategy has a new motto: For Compassion. We think that Earth needs more compassion, sustainability and learning. And we want all of us earthlings to do these together. Since we are…

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