Oulu City library is a centre for the arts, information and culture, open for everybody. In Oulu there are 23 libraries: main library and 22 local libraries in different parts of the city. In addition there are three mobile libraries which have over 232 mobile library stops.
Oulu City library focuses especially on the cultural heritage of Northern Ostrobothnia. Regional collection includes works by local authors. Pakkala Author Directory, Ostrobothnia database and Oulun Arkki are accessible through the Internet.
The libraries are meeting points for everybody.
There were 1,9 million visitors and over 700 events in a year.