“This project is one for the ages” – Oodi chosen as the best new public library in the world
Helsinki Central Library Oodi was chosen as the winner of the 2019 Public Library of the Year award in the World Library and Information Congress of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).
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Welcome to the free online reference service of the Finnish libraries.
In Finland libraries are a free-of-charge basic service for everyone (a brochure, pdf).
Video programs about literature, authors, libraries and their services.
The Finnish library world in numbers.
Library for Citizens – An essential part of the Finnish know-how. The Way Forward for Public Libraries 2016–2020 (a brochure, pdf).
The National Library of Finland is responsible for the collection, description, preservation and accessibility of Finland’s printed national heritage.
Multilingual library offers people living anywhere in Finland a chance to read literature in their native language.
“Reshaping lives and libraries” conference in May examined our changing work culture and how digital innovations affect how we work.
Live-stream recordings from the conference available!
Infofinland.fi – Basic information about Finland.
Finna.fi – The material of Finnish archives, libraries and museums.