We (me and my wife + our cat Eetu) are living in Espoo city (south coast, near Helsinki). I like reading, sometimes writing too, wander in forests, trying to find delicious mushrooms and blueberries (we have a lot of blueberries in our forests), cycling too of course. I appreciate progressive co-operation and to chat & discuss with different kind of people. My motto is ”If you fall, stand up!"
My job or my link with libraries
I have been working a lot in the municipal Libraries. During the last 3 years I have been working in Library´s Makerspace. It´s wonderful to see how the customers and the members of staff learn together there, creating something new at the same time.
Why do I think libraries are important?
Libraries help to make it possible. We offer the space to the customers, knowledge sharing, getting new ideas … Libraries really have a positive role in the world.
My challenge or focus
My library, Espoo City Library, promotes democracy, free sharing of Information, learning together, co-operation and independence by working together with the asylum seekers. The main goal is help them assimilate to the society.
My goal during our cycling tour is to learn how the libraries around the world promote co-operation, independence, courage, democracy and free sharing of information. I will try and ask you during our tour about how these issues are present in your work. Thank you already in advance!
This is where I work: Espoo city Library
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