Oulu City Library consists of the main library and 22 branch libraries, located in various parts of Oulu. You can read, listen to music and participate in various events in the library.
You can obtain a library card by presenting proof of identity. You can use your library card to borrow books, audio books, magazines, music and films free of charge. The library collection contains literature in 77 languages. Magazines and newspapers are available in 17 languages.
The librarians are happy to help you with any requests, including help with locating books, audiovisual material or information. You can access the library database at any time via the Internet.
Oulu City Library organises a diverse range of activities, including author and expert visits, exhibitions and literature clubs. Other regular activities include story hours and book talks.
The main library and all branch libraries provide access to the Internet. You can also access the Internet on your own computer through the wireless panOULU network.
The brochure Public Library – gateway to knowledge, explains the operational principles of the public libraries in Finland. The brochure is available in 16 languages and can be found on the homepage of Helsinki City Library.
For contact information and details on opening hours, please visit the library website.