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Summary: Iris has a dead-end job in a match factory, lives with her dour and forbidding parents, and her social life is a disaster. Finally she decides that enough is enough and plans her revenge.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2008

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MAT

Summary: During World War II, 70,000 Finnish children were shipped off to Swedish families who had agreed to shelter them for their own protection until the end of the war. This is the story of one such boy, Eero. After the death her husband, grief stricken Kirsti agrees with great reluctance to send Eero to Sweden. His surrogate parents, Signe and Hjalmar, are grieving the recent loss of a daughter....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Matila Röhr Productions 2007

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MOT

JPP (Jarvelan pikkupelimannit)

Contents: Hoppavalssi = Jump waltz -- TjFock -- LFonnruutin katrilli -- Mazurka -- I've found a new baby -- Karjalan Yleiskatrilli = Common quadrille of Karelia -- YFo saaristossa = A night in the archipelago -- Ellun sotiisi = Ellu's Schottische -- Laitisen mankeliska = For Laitinen's mangle -- Kruunupyyn katrilli = Kruunupyy quadrille -- Hokkanen savusaunassa = Hokkanen in the smoke sauna -- Vanha...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: NorthSide 1999

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/EUROPEAN JPP

Liima

Contents: 1982 -- David Copperfield -- Life is dangerous -- People like you -- 2-hearted -- Kirby's dream land -- Jonathan, I can't tell you -- My mind is yours

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: City Slang 2017

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK LII

Varttina

Summary: Varttina (Mari Kaasinen, Sari Kassinen, Kirsi Kahkonen, Sirpa Reiman, vocals; Riitta Kossi, accordion; Janne Lappalainen, wind instruments, bouzouki; Pekka Lehti, basses, piano, vocals; Kari Reiman, fiddle, mallets, kantele; Marko Timonen, drums, pe

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: NorthSide 2001

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/EUROPEAN VAR

Värttinä (Musical group)

Contents: Syyllinen syli. Part 1(1:30) -- Tuulen tunto (5:00) -- Sepän poika (3:19) -- Tauti (4:04) -- Morsian (4:45) -- Nahkaruoska (3:08) -- Maahinen neito (4:23) -- Potran korean (2:33) -- Vihi (3:31) -- Hopeat (5:36) -- Tumma (4:30) -- Syyllinen syli. Part 2 (4:13)

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Northside 2003

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/EUROPEAN VAR

Sinisalo, Johanna

Summary: Returning to his apartment, Angel finds a group of drunken teenagers taunting a wounded troll, so Angel decides to take him in, a decision that changes Angel's life forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIN

Summary: A captivating exploration of Alvar Aalto: the defining figure in Scandic design and one of Europe's greatest modern architects focuses on his remarkable and loving partnership with wife, Aino. Theirs was a profoundly humanist vision that put people at the centre of design, and ranged from work in furniture design through to huge architectural projects. They mixed with, and influenced, major...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC AAL

Summary: Young Pietari lives with his stern reindeer-herding father Rauno in arctic Finland. On the eve of Christmas, an enormous excavation at a nearby mountain disturbs the locals and captures Pietari's curiosity. When Rauno's reindeer herd is mysteriously slain and the children in town go missing, Pietari realizes that the dig has unearthed the evil Santa Claus of local lore, who no one wants coming...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Laboratories 2011

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN RAR

Varttina (Musical group)

Contents: Tuulilta tuleva (3:22) -- Kokko (3:53) -- Ottajat (4:24) -- Korppi (4:32) -- Pyry (2:49) -- Halla (3:31) -- Iro (3:14) -- Merten kosijat (3:41) -- Omani (4:03) -- Pojaton (4:22) -- Emoni ennen (2:58).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Nonesuch 1996

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/EUROPEAN VAR

Summary: In this offbeat comedy from Finland, Turo is stuck in a small village where the best thing is his life is being the lead vocalist for the amateur metal band Impaled Rektum. The only problem? He and his bandmates have practiced for twelve years without playing a single gig. The guys get a surprise visitor from Norway, the promoter for a huge heavy metal music festival, and decided it's now or...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: A coal miner takes a road trip looking for a way out of financial despair and criminal trouble. He finds unexpected love instead.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2008

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ARI

Gunn, Robin Jones

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Multnomah Publishers 2003

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GUN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GUN

Contents: Lapin äidin kehto laulu (5:04) -- Taivas on sininen ja volkoinen (7:29) -- Karjalan kunnailla (4:40) -- Väliaikainen (5:30) -- Ken voi tyynessä seilata (5:01) -- Toul' on mun kultani (3:47) -- Tuahinen sormus (6:17) -- Villiruusu (3:59).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: OA2 Records 2015

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ WOO

Thompson, James

Summary: Entreated by a desperate mother whose daughter, a young woman with Down syndrome, has gone missing while seeking employment in Finland, Kari Vaara pursues leads through Helsinki's high-class clubs to the darkest circles in underground trafficking.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M THO

Wimme.

Contents: Iras -- Skittish -- Havana -- Biegganjunni whirlwind -- Gierran -- Enchantment -- Arvedávgi rainbow -- Rievssat -- Snow grouse -- Oainnáhus vision -- Vuorbi -- Destiny -- Vuojan -- Draft reindeer -- Illá -- Hardly -- Boska -- Angélica archangelica -- Sámil -- The importance of mass.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: NorthSide 1999

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/EUROPEAN WIM

Edwards, Robert

Summary: On November 30, 1939, the Soviet Union's Red Army invaded the young nation-state of Finland, in the full expectation of routing the small, ill-equipped Finnish army and annexing the former Russian territory by the end of the year. But Finland held out for 105 bitterly cold, fiercely combative days, until March 15, 1940, when a peace agreement ended the short, savage Winter War. At the stirring...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 EDW

Tuomainen, Antti.

Summary: It's two days before Christmas and Helsinki is battling a ruthless climate catastrophe: subway tunnels are flooded; abandoned vehicles are left burning in the streets; the authorities have issued warnings for malaria, tuberculosis, Ebola , and the plague. People are fleeing to the far north of Finland and Norway, where conditions are still tolerable. Social order is crumbling and private...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TUO

Nykänen, Harri.

Summary: While investigating the murder of two Arabs near Finland's capital, Inspector Ariel Kafka finds two more bodies at an Iraqi-owned garage, leading him to question whether the perpetrators are part of a gang or international terrorists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bitter Lemon Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NYK

Teir, Philip.

Summary: On the surface, the Paul family are living the liberal, middle-class Scandinavian dream. Max Paul is a renowned sociologist and his wife Katriina has a well-paid job in the public sector. They live in an airy apartment in the centre of Helsinki. But look closer and the cracks start to show. As he approaches his sixtieth birthday, the certainties of Max's life begin to dissolve. He hasn't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anansi International 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TEI

Thompson, James

Summary: Kari Vaara, physically and psychologically scarred a year after the Sufia Elmi case, investigates a ninety-year-old national hero for suspected war crimes, an effort that is complicated by the murder of a Russian businessman's wife.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Thompson, James.

Summary: After recovering from surgery for a brain tumor, Kari Vaara assumes leadership of a rogue black-ops unit while investigating the assassination of an immigrants' rights advocate at the height of xenophobic uprisings in Finland.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Summary: "This wry, melancholic comedy from Aki Kaurismäki, a response to the ongoing global refugee crisis, follows two people searching for a place to call home. Khaled (Sherwan Haji), a displaced Syrian, lands in Helsinki as a stowaway; meanwhile, middle-aged Finnish salesman Wikström (Sakari Kuosmanen) leaves his wife and his job and buys a conspicuously unprofitable restaurant. Khaled is denied...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF OTH

Summary: In the 1950s, the hottest spot in the Cold War wasn't Washington or Moscow. In the wake of World War II, the tiny Nordic nation of Finland found itself on the front lines of the world's latest conflict. Shadow Lines is a dazzling international thriller about a secret intelligence team called The Fist whose mission is to defend Finland's independence, no matter the cost. This multilingual series...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SHA

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