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OUTI Libraries are closed on 6.5. due to the system upgrade, Ascension Day on 9.5. also affects to opening hours


On Monday 6.5. all OUTI Libraries, including Oulu, Hailuoto, Ii, Kempele, Kuusamo, Liminka, Lumijoki, Muhos, Pudasjärvi, Pyhäjoki, Raahe, Siikajoki, Taivalkoski, Tyrnävä, Utajärvi and Vaala Libraries, are closed due to the upgrade of the library system. The mobile libraries will not drive their routes and self-service use will not be possible either. On Sunday 5.5. self-service hours end at 19.00 at the latest.

On Tuesday 7.5. libraries will open by 12.00.

Online services such as the OUTI Web Library and the Northern eLibrary will be out of use starting Sunday, 5.5. at 19.00 until the end of the system upgrade. You can browse the library collections on the OUTI Web Library but without the availability information. You cannot log in, view or modify your user information, loans, or reservations.

During the system upgrade, the library system will not send any due date notifications, reservation pick-up notifications or other messages. You can see your loans and reservations at the OUTI Web Library and at the library customer service after the system upgrade is over.

Wednesday 8.5. is the day before Ascension Day and libraries will have exceptions in their opening hours. On Ascension Day, 9.5., there will be no customer service in the libraries. However, self-service libraries can be visited according to their opening hours. A valid library card and PIN are required for self-service use.

Library opening hours are listed on the OUTI Web Library and libraries' websites.