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Hardware 35 services
Blood pressure monitor
There are two kinds of blood pressure monitors that can be borrowed in Sello Library's Makerspace: Omron and A&D UA-651. Check out on the helmet.fi if they are available. They cannot be reserved or renewed.
The blood pressure monitor at The Self-Care Point: It is on the second floor near the info. There is a blood pressure monitor, a scale and information about how to take care of your health and well-being on a daily basis.
- Bubble level
- Button/badge makers
Borrow a laptop
.The desktop computers are on the first floor, at the lounge and Music-Makerspace area, no need to book time. ___LAPTOPS: Borrow a laptop from a laptop kiosk on the second floor, to be used during your visit in the library. You need to have your library card, and a pin-code. Sign in to a customer computer: library. Password: 12345. You cannot print from laptops.
Copy machine (color)
In Sello Library there are 3 copy machines (colour). One is in the lounge, one is in Makerspace, one is on the second floor. You may print up to 20 pages. Please avoid unnecessary printing. The default setting for printing is black and white. Prints and copies are free of charge.
There is a data projector at the stage and Akseli Hall. In Ilmari and Mauri there are digital screens. You can ask for a digiscreen for Elina or Akseli Hall. You can also book and borrow a data projector from Makerspace to be used in the facilities of Sello Library: tel. 09 816 57607.
- Desibel Meter
- Digitizing cinefilms
- Power consumption meter
Playstation, Wii, Xbox. The game consoles are in the Youth section and Children's World. The games are available at the Children’s World Mon-Fri at 13-18. During other times and weekends, according to demand and situation. You can play Wii- and Playstation3 games that are allowed for all ages. The number of players is max 4 at one time.
- Impact drill
- Laminating machines
- Laser distance meter
- Media workstation
- Memory card reader
- Radon monitor
You can borrow noise-cancelling headphones from the laptop kiosk on the second floor
Container for papers to be destroyed
In the Lounge
The color printers are on the first floor, in the Makerspace and in the lounge. Poster printer EPSON Stylus Pro 4900 A2 is in Musapaja. Please reserve time for first-time user guidance for the poster printer at Musapaja, or call 0981657607. Reservations for poster printer on https://varaamo.espoo.fi/
- Reel tape digitizing
Copymachines, upstairs and downstairs, are also scanners and you can save documents into a memorystick. There is a scanner that can also scan slides and film negatives in the Makerspace. You can reserve it online https://varaamo.espoo.fi or by calling 09 816 57607
There are some customer computers with Russian keyboards In Makerspace
- Sewing machine
- Surface thermometer
There is a table football game in the youth section Pointti for over 12 year old customers.
Borrow a tablet computer on the second floor. The tablets can be used only inside the library and for 2 hours.
USB memory stick
USB memory stick. Borrow a USB memory stick In Makerspace
- Video editing
- Vinyl cutter
- Vinyl printer
- Waste tongs
Room 16 services
- Reserving spaces
Akseli-hall, a multifunctional room on the second floor, can be reserved for meetings, lectures or events. Seats for max 60 people, with desks for 30. Reservations are only for groups that contain at least 5 people. There is a computer, microphone, BD-player and a data projector. Fees: - free of charge for all associations, Espoo city units and housing companies in Espoo - companies are charged 100 € / starting hour. It is possible to order refreshments. Please see -> Cafes and restaurants! Reserve online: https://varaamo.espoo.fi More info: helmet.fi/sellospaces or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This is a meeting room to fit 10-12 people on the library's second floor. A digital screen, flipboard/whiteboard. Reservations end 15 minutes before the library closes. N.B. Please notice that this is only for meetings. It is not suitable for music or dance practice. Free of charge. Reservations: https://varaamo.espoo.fi
- Exhibition room
Sello Library’s VR room offers you a chance to experience virtual realities and play VR games with Oculus Rift- glasses. Please, reserve the room from Varaamo. Instructions and tuition available. If you need help with using the VR glasses or the Steam software, please reserve a staff member by telephoning 09 816 57607 or at the library’s Makerspace! This service is for over 15 years old, for under 15 year old with a guardian. You need a library card to borrow the controllers.
Elina. A small meeting / group workroom for about 7 people on the second floor. There are chairs, a sofa and a table, flipboard/whiteboard. You can ask for an digital screen from the second floor Info. Free of charge. Online booking: https://varaamo.espoo.fi
Open Group Study Room
On the second floor. You cannot reserve the Open Group Study Room. You can talk and work with a group, or study.
Lounge / Stage
The large entrance lounge with a stage on the first floor can be reserved for events, fairs, competitions and shows. Wireless microphones. Chairs for 100 people available. More information on the page "Organizing public events in Sello Library" - on helmet.fi/sello. Calendar: https://varaamo.espoo.fi
There are 2 music rooms in the Music department that you can reserve. One of the rooms has a piano and the other one a baby grand piano and a harmonium. You may use the music rooms for 4 hours / week. There is also an electric piano you can play without booking. Online booking:https://varaamo.espoo.fi. For further information, please contact the Music department service desk or call 09 816 57607.
Band Training Facility Roland-Room
Band Training Facility Roland-Room. Rehearse almost soundlessly with your band wearing headphones connected to a mixer. Rules: over 13 years old, or with a guardian if under 13. You need the library card number for booking time, max. 6 h / week. Online booking requires access rights. Booking site: https://varaamo.espoo.fi.
Online booking: https://varaamo.espoo.fi. Available for customers of 15 years of age or over who own a Helmet -library card and have basic IT knowledge. Orientation is compulsory. Studio is primarily intended for recording music. For further information, contact: phone number 09 816 57607. Studio equipment: Logic Pro 9 / Logic Pro X, Universal Audio Apollo sound card, large and small acoustic diaphragm condenser, midi-keyboard, electronic drums, el. bass, el. guitar and electro acoustic guitar.
- Reading hall
Stage. The large entrance lounge and the stage on the first floor can be reserved for events, fairs, competitions and shows. Wireless microphones. Chairs for 100 people available. Enquiries: email@example.com. Please see the page helmet.fi/sello -> Organizing public events in Sello Library
- Cultural Space
Service 36 services
- Self-care Point
- Bicycle Pit Stop
In Pointti for customers over 12 years of age. Please book a time at Pointti.
The the board games are on the second floor, the ones you can borrow. In Pointti and in the Children's Land you can play board games.
Book exchange station is near the service desk on the first floor
Cafes and restaurants
Cafe "Kirjastokahvila Marian Konditoria" is closest to the library, where you can order catering, tel. 045 1485 775. There are several cafes in Sello. Also from Roberts Coffee, you can order catering for your event in the library, tel. 0108394003.
- Espoo Customer Service Service Point
- Credit card option
- Digital adviser (personal quiding for free)
- Digital piano
Electronic transactions support
You can get support and help using your computer, mobile phone, tablet or other mobile device, as well as electronic services. In Sello Library, support is available at the Makerspace. IT-Workshop is on Tuesdays at Makerspace at 16-17.30 (not always during the summer) and you can also borrow a librarian at a suitable time by filling in the form http://espoonkirjastot.fi/lainaakirjastolainen
Digitize photos, slides, negatives, cinefilms, reel tapes, LP's and c-cassettes and VHS's in Makerspace! You can get help how to use these devices in Makerspace and/or book them by calling 09 8165 7607 or you can also book time online https://varaamo.espoo.fi. More information on Makerspace.
- Music digitizer
We wish to protect those with allergies In the Children’s department, and recommend keeping dogs off the carpets. Other than that, dogs are welcome to Sello Library.
You can return library materials even if the library is not open. The Book drop is in the entrance C to the left from the main entrance. The Book drop is open: Mon-Fri 7.30-8.00 and 20-21 Sat 7.30-10 and Sun 10-11. The real returning date will be set when the library is open next time. It is on your own responsibility if you return your loans via the book drop.
On Tuesdays at 17 is " Leffatiistai", a film is shown in Akseli Hall. The titles of the films are shown in Sello Library on posters, and on info-tv. You can also see the titles by joining in the facebook-group -> Sellon kirjaston Leffatiistai. On Fridays at 18 takes place children's movie session: "Perjantaileffa", the movie is often in Finnish. The titles are shown in advance in Children's Land.
- Enter ry's IT-help for seniors
IT-workshop is on Tuesdays at 16-17:30 in Makerspace (not always during the summer months)
Services for children
Children's Land tel. 09 816 57617
- Library tours, collaboration between schools and library, and teaching how to use the library
In the Music department: A piano, a baby grand piano, a harmonium, an electric piano, an electric guitar, an electro acoustic guitar, an electric bass, digital drums. The music rooms have a piano or the baby grand and the harmonium, you can borrow the electro acoustic guitar to play there. You can borrow an ukulele to play at home (check helmet.fi). Studio has a digital drum set, a midi-keyboard, and you can borrow the electric guitar, electro acoustic guitar and the electric bass to play in the studio. In Pointti, the youth department: an electro acoustic guitar, an acoustic bass guitar, a cajon (percussion). You can play or try the instruments in Pointti or in the music rooms of the Music department.
Book time for guidance
Call 09 81657607 to get guidance for bicycle repair, studio, music, or different devices of Makerspace
- Open on Saturdays
- Open on Sundays
Baseball (Finnish) set for a team. You can borrow a Finnish baseball set for a team from the downstairs service desk. There are 2 sets you can borrow, one for a youth team or one for an adult team. Check availability HelMet. Sets cannot be reserved. The baseball set can be borrowed from the service desk in the lounge. During the summer, you can play Mölkky (a Finnish outdoor game), and other outdoor games in front of the library. Ask for Mölkky at Pointti.
- Possibility to listen to music
- Registeration for Celia
- Music coach
- Self-service lending machine
- Self-service printing
In the Music department. Please book the guide when you have a studio session, max. once a month, or ask by email firstname.lastname@example.org or tel. 09 816 57607
Visiting Sello Library
Please contact the info on the second floor, or call: tel 09 816 57607. Email: email@example.com.
- Picking up reservations: self service
- VHS-DVD converter
Choose Espoo_asiakas from the wireless network list and accept by clicking "Hyväksy".