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Reshape 2019

Reshaping lives and libraries

May 6th – 7th, Helsinki Central Library Oodi

Reshape 2019 gathers librarians and other professionals from different countries.

More information about the Reshape 2019 conference

Watch the live-stream recordings from the conference!

Ask a Librarian

Welcome to the free online reference service of the Finnish libraries.

Latest question:

Do you have knitting lessons or classes as a library service

Books and other materials

Metasearch – Books and other materials from almost all the Finnish libraries.
Finna.fi – The material of Finnish archives, libraries and museums.
eLibrary – eLibrary makes public library e-resources available to you.

Finnish library facts

In Finland libraries are a free-of-charge basic service for everyone (a brochure, pdf).

Library Channel

Video programs about literature, authors, libraries and their services.

Statistics

The Finnish library world in numbers.

Library for Citizens

Library for Citizens – An essential part of the Finnish know-how. The Way Forward for Public Libraries 2016–2020 (a brochure, pdf).

National Library of Finland

The National Library of Finland is responsible for the collection, description, preservation and accessibility of Finland’s printed national heritage.

Multilingual Library

Multilingual library offers people living anywhere in Finland a chance to read literature in their native language.

Tale of a Library – A documentary film made as a tribute to libraries.

Infofinland.fi – Basic information about Finland.

Finna.fi – The material of Finnish archives, libraries and museums.