Bicycles Service

Available in these libraries

  • Kaarina Main Library, Kaarina

  • Kangaslampi Library, Varkaus

  • Main Library, Vaasa

    • Bikes

      The main library and the Vähäkyrö self-service library have bikes and helmets available for checkout.

      In the main library, the bikes are located in the bike stand outside the Draama hall, and you can borrow them with your library card at the first floor information desk. By the end of the loan period, return the bike to the bike stand and the bike key to the information desk. In the Vähäkyrö self-service library, you can borrow and return a bike during staffed hours, on Fridays by 15:00 at the latest.

      The bikes can be checked out for up to one week at a time.

      • the main library has three city bikes and the Vähäkyrö self-service library one city bike available for checkout

      Borrow a bike in the main library at the first floor information desk, or at the Vähäkyrö self-service library during staffed hours. The bikes are checked out with a library card for up to one week at a time.

      VENNY BIKES TERMS AND CONDITIONS

      GENERAL

      The borrower must be at least 15 years of age and agree to the Venny bikes terms and conditions.

      Children under 15 years of age may borrow a bike, if they are accompanied by a parent or guardian; the bike must be checked out with the parent’s or the guardian’s library card.

      Venny bikes are checked out with a library card for one week at a time.  

      You can book Venny bike. 

      BORROWER RESPONSIBILITY

      The borrower is responsible for any injuries or damages to themselves or to any other person.

      The borrower is liable for any damage to the bike and for the replacement cost for missing parts. The borrower is not responsible for damage caused by normal use, for example puncture.

      The borrower must ensure that the bike is in proper working order before use. The borrower is responsible for pumping the tyres (the library info has a bike pump available for use) and for adjusting the bike seat.

      The borrower is responsible for the bike and the helmet until they are returned.

      The borrower is responsible for the bike key and must not give it to anyone else. The bike must never be left unlocked. Always store the bike in a secure location overnight.

      The borrower must agree to the Venny bikes terms and conditions. By checking out a bike from the library the borrower confirms having read, understood and agreed to the terms and conditions. For questions or further information about the Venny bikes terms and conditions, please contact the main library info (phone 06-3253533).

      RETURN

      The late fee for overdue bikes is 10 € per day but not exceeding 70 €. Reminder fees and invoicing fees are the same as with other library materials. The borrower’s deductible in the event of damage is the cost of the damage, but not exceeding 600 €. The maximum fee applies to irreparable damage, theft, and to lost or unreturned bike.

       

  • Parkano Library, Parkano

  • Pääkirjasto, Heinävesi

  • Uusikaupunki Main Library, Uusikaupunki

  • Vähäkyrö self-service library, Vaasa

    • Bikes

      The main library and the Vähäkyrö self-service library have bikes and helmets available for checkout from May through September.

      In the main library, the bikes are located in the bike stand outside the Draama hall, and you can borrow them with your library card at the first floor information desk. By the end of the loan period, return the bike to the bike stand and the bike key to the information desk. In the Vähäkyrö self-service library, you can borrow and return a bike during staffed hours, on Fridays by 15:00 at the latest.

      You can borrow a bike for up to one week at a time.

      • The main library has three bikes and the Vähäkyrö self-service library one bike available for checkout.
      • All bikes are 3-speed city bikes.
      • Each bike comes with a helmet.
      • The bikes can be reserved in advance.

      Terms and conditions for borrowing a bike

      General

      You must be at least 15 to borrow a bike and you must agree to the terms and conditions for borrowing a bike. If you are under 15, you must have a parent or a guardian with you to borrow a bike. The bike will be checked out with your parent’s library card.

      Borrow the bike with your library card at the first floor information desk in the main library, or in the Vähäkyrö self-service library during staffed hours. The loan period for the bikes is one week. Each bike comes with a helmet.

      Borrower responsibility

      You are responsible for any injuries or damages to yourself or to any other person.

      You are liable for any damage to the bike and for the replacement cost for missing parts. You are not responsible for damage caused by normal use, for example puncture.

      You must ensure that the bike is in proper working order before use. You are responsible for pumping the tyres (the library info has a bike pump available for use) and for adjusting the bike seat.

      You are responsible for the bike and the helmet until you return them to the library.

      You are responsible for the bike key and must not give it to anyone else. Never leave the bike unlocked. Always store the bike in a secure location overnight.

      You must agree to the Terms and conditions for borrowing a bike. By checking out a bike from the library, you confirm that you have read, understood and agreed to these terms and conditions. For questions or further information about the terms and conditions, please contact the main library info (phone 06-3253533).

      Retuning a bike

      The late fee for overdue bikes is 10 € per day but not exceeding 70 €. Reminder fees and invoicing fees are the same as with other library materials. The borrower’s deductible in the event of damage is the cost of the damage, but not exceeding 600 €. The maximum fee applies to irreparable damage, theft, and to lost or unreturned bike.