The Helsinki City Library was the first Public Library in the world to put up a WWW-server. This server, the Knot at the Cable begun as a pilot project.
The Knot at the Cable
During 1994 and 1995 the Knot at the Cable gave the news-hungry visitors of the Cable Book firsthand experience of the Internet. The Cable Book Library has now moved to the Glass Palace. The Knot at the Cable stays in the Cable Factory.
The Knot at the Cable is providing Internet to nongovernmental organizations, cultural movements, authors, artists, journalists and others. These information producers are members or partners of the Katto-Meny Coop which maintains the system.
Knot at the Cable is also the Internet station of the Cable Factory, a huge industrial building in Helsinki, which has been turned into a cultural center by the painters, artisans, musicians, dancers and writers and which is also the home of some museums, schools and theaters.
You may want to take a look at the Web-statistics of the Cable's Knot.