The National Library's opening hours and services during spring 2023
The National Library is open on weekdays from 9 am to 6 pm.
Self-service hours are from 9–10 am and 5–6 pm. There is no customer service during self-service hours, and the Special Collections Reading Room is not open.
- The library is open Mon – Fri from 9 am to 6 pm.
- Self-service hours are Mon – Fri from 9–10 am and from 5–6 pm. The Special Collections Reading Room is closed during self-service hours.
- Information desks in 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 Rotunda service desk from 10 am to 12 pm.
- The Legal Deposit Office has phone service (+358 2941 44321) and office hours (Yliopistonkatu 1) on weekdays 9 am to 12 pm. More information and instructions for legal deposit delivery is available on the Legal Deposit Office web page.
The National Library has planned closures due to public holidays and library events. The library normally closes early the day before a holiday closure.
- Thu 6 April 2023 Holy Thursday. Library closes at 4 pm.
- Fri 7 April to Mon 10 April 2023 Easter. Library is closed.
- Mon 1 May 2023 May Day. Library is closed.
- Wed 17 May 2023 Day before Ascension Day. Library closes at 4 pm.
- Thu 18 May 2023 Ascension Day. Library is closed.
- The best way to contact customer service is by sending email to email@example.com
- Phone service +358 2941 23196 on weekdays from 10 am to 1 pm.
- Chat service on weekdays from 1–4pm at kansalliskirjasto.finna.fi, kansalliskirjasto.fi and digi.kansalliskirjasto.fi