Thu 15.8.2019
19.00 to 21.00

Open to all.

National Library
Unioninkatu 36

Doors will open at 18.30.


At 19.00 – 19.45, The Cupola Hall. Jaakko Tahkokallio talks about the A.E. Nordenskiöld map collection.

Come see the map collection presented by our Specialist Jaakko Tahkokallio.

In the late 1800s, the scientist and explorer Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld (1832-1901) assembled an extensive collection of historical maps, geographical literature and rare travel books. In 1997 the collection was included in UNESCO's Memory of the World register. Nordenskiöld's collection vividly depicts the development of Western countries' geographical knowledge.

At 19.00 – 21.00, Rotunda. Our experts talk about our services and exhibitions.

Feel free to ask everything regarding the library from our experts.

At 19.00 – 21.00, The Agricola-room. Retrogaming.

Play old board and computer games at the From Dice to bites-exhibition.

At 20.00 – 20.20, The Cupola Hall. The Philomela choir perfoms "Kaikki naiset älkööt tehkö käsitöitä" (Not all women need to do needlework) by Anna-Mari Kähärä, settings text by Minna Canth. 

 The performance is choreographed by Sonya Lindfors and conducted by Marjukka Riihimäki.

At 19.00 – 21.00, Library interior countryyard. Community singing led by the Ajopuut band.

All events have free entry.

The Cupola Hall's capacity is 100 people.


Contact person

Marko Oja
Communications Specialist
Communications and Cultural Services
+358 (0)294 122 722
+358 (0)50 376 9931
National Library
P.O.Box 15 (Unioninkatu 36)
00014 University of Helsinki