National Library summer opening hours

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From June to August, the National Library of Finland is open Monday to Friday from 9 am to 6 pm. Self-service hours are from 9 am to 10 am and 5 pm to 6 pm. There is no customer service during self-service hours, and the Special Collections Reading Room is not open.

Opening hours and library services 1 June – 31 August 2023

  • The library is open Mon – Fri from 9 am to 6 pm.
  • Information desks in the Rotunda, the Special Collections Reading Room and the Slavonic Library are open from 10 am to 5 pm.
  • The information desk in the North Hall is open from 1 pm to 3 pm. Assistance can be requested from the Rotunda service desk from 10 am to 12 pm.
  • Self-service hours are Mon – Fri from 9 am to 10 am and from 5 pm to 6 pm.  
  • The reprographic service is closed from 14 August to 25 August 2023.
  • Current opening hours and detailed information for the Legal Deposit Office is available on the Legal Deposit Office web page.

Holiday closures

  • Fri 16 June 2023 Staff Event. The library closes at 4 pm.
  • Thu 22 June 2023 Day before Midsummer's Eve. The library closes at 4 pm.
  • Fri 23 June 2023 Midsummer's Eve. The library is closed.

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