Opening hours

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Opening Hours of the National Library of Finland

  • Mon 9 am – 6 pm (self-service 9–10am and 5–6pm)
  • Tue 9 am – 6 pm (self-service 9–10am and 5–6pm)
  • Wed 9 am – 6 pm (self-service 9–10am and 5–6pm)
  • Thu 9 am – 6 pm (self-service 9–10am and 5–6pm)
  • Fri 9 am – 6 pm (self-service 9–10am and 5–6pm)
  • Sat/Sun closed

Customer service is open in Rotunda, the Special Collections Reading Room and the Slavonic library on weekdays from 10 am to 5 pm. Self-service hours at the National Library Mon – Fri from 9 am to 10 am and from 5 pm to 6 pm. There is no customer service during self-service hours, and the Special Collections Reading Room is not open.

Customer service in the North Hall is open from 1 pm to 3 pm. In addition, assistance can be requested from Rotunda service desk from 10 am to 12 pm.

There is no customer service in the Reprographic service point.

Exceptions and planned closures

The National Library has exceptions to opening hours due to events and public holidays. The library normally closes early the day before holiday closure. 

Fri 4 November 2022 Day before All Saints’ Day.
Library closes at 4 pm.

Mon 5 December 2022 Day before Finland's Independence Day.
Library closes at 4 pm.

Tue 6 December 2022 Finland's Independence Day.
Library is closed.

Fri 23 December 2022 Day before Christmas Eve.
Library closes at 4 pm.

Mon 26 December 2022 Boxing Day.
Library is closed.

Thu 5 January 2023 Twelfth Night.
Library closes at 4 pm.  

Fri 6 January 2023 Epiphany.
Library is closed.