Book exchange Service

Available in these libraries

  • Arabianranta Library, Helsinki

  • Elimäki library, Kouvola

  • Entresse Library, Espoo

  • Etelä-Haaga Library, Helsinki

    • Book exchange

      Recycling point for books brought in by customers. Bring up to five books at a time.

  • Gammelbacka Library (Porvoo), Porvoo

  • Haanoja library, Kouvola

  • Hakunila Library, Vantaa

    • Book recycling

      Recycling point for books brought in by customers. Bring up to five books at a time. You can take as many as you like.

  • Hamina main library, Hamina

  • Harjavalta Library, Harjavalta

  • Haukilahti Library, Espoo

  • Haukipudas library, Oulu

  • Huittinen Main Library, Huittinen

  • Humppila Library, Humppila

  • Iitti library, Iitti

  • Inari Sámi Library, Inari

  • Inkeroinen library, Kouvola

  • Iso Omena Library, Espoo

  • Itäkeskus Library, Helsinki

  • Jaala library, Kouvola

  • Jakomäki Library, Helsinki

  • Jalasjärvi Library, Kurikka

  • Joensuu Main Library, Joensuu

  • Jokela Library, Tuusula

  • Juankoski branch library, Kuopio

  • Juuka Library, Juuka

  • Järvenpää City Library, Järvenpää

  • Kaakkuri library, Oulu

  • Kaijonharju library, Oulu

  • Kallio Library, Helsinki

    • Book recycling

      Recycling point for books brought in by customers. Bring up to five books at a time. You can take as many as you like.

  • Kangasala Main Library, Kangasala

  • Kangaslampi Library, Varkaus

  • Kannelmäki Library, Helsinki

  • Karjasilta library, Oulu

  • Karsikko Library, Joensuu

  • Karttula branch library, Kuopio

  • Kastelli library, Oulu

  • Kaukovainio library, Oulu

  • Kauniainen library, Kauniainen

  • Kaustinen Library, Kaustinen

  • Kello library, Oulu

  • Kellokoski Library, Tuusula

  • Kemijärvi City Library, Kemijärvi

    • Book exchange

      At the library entrance. Bring your own books you don’t need and find new ones that interest you.

  • Kempele main library, Kempele

  • Kerava City Library, Kerava

    • Book recycling point

      You can bring your own unnecessary books to the book recycling point and bring new things to read.

  • Kevätkumpu Library (Porvoo), Porvoo

  • Kiihtelysvaara Library, Joensuu

  • Kolari Municipal Library, Kolari

  • Koria library, Kouvola

  • Koskela library, Oulu

  • Kourujärvi Library, Rauma

  • Kouvola main library, Kouvola

  • Kurkimäki branch library, Kuopio

  • Kuru Library, Ylöjärvi

  • Kuusamo main library, Kuusamo

  • Kuusankoski library, Kouvola

  • Käpylä Library, Helsinki

  • Laajalahti Library, Espoo

  • Laitila Main Library, Laitila

  • Lapinjärvi Main Library, Lapinjärvi

  • Lapua Main Library, Lapua

  • Leivonmäki Library, Joutsa

  • Leppävesi Library, Laukaa

  • Library of Leppävirta, Leppävirta

  • Lievestuore Library, Laukaa

  • Lippulaiva library, Espoo

    • Book recycling

      Recycling point for books brought in by customers. Bring up to five books at a time. You can take as many as you like.

  • Lohja, Mäntynummi library, Lohja

  • Lohja, Pusula library, Lohja

  • Lohja, Sammatti library, Lohja

  • Lohja, Saukkola library, Lohja

  • Lumijoki library, Lumijoki

  • Lumo Library, Vantaa

    • Book recycling

      Recycling point for books brought in by customers. Bring up to five books at a time. You can take as many as you like.

  • Länsimäki Library, Vantaa

    • Book recycling

      Recycling point for books brought in by customers. Bring up to ten books at a time. You can take as many as you like.

  • Maikkula library, Oulu

  • Main Library, Vaasa

    • Book swap corner

      Do you have books or magazines that you do not need anymore? Bring them to the Book swap corner in the main library lobby! The idea of book swap is to “bring a book, take a book”, but you are welcome to take a book even if you do not have one to leave behind.

      Please do not bring: old library books; dirty, mouldy or damaged books; multi-volume sets of encyclopaedias; or anthology collection of abridged book, e.g. Reader’s Digest condensed books.

  • Main library, Kuopio

  • Main Library (Joutsa), Joutsa

  • Main Library (Keuruu), Keuruu

  • Main Library (Laukaa), Laukaa

  • Main Library of Rovaniemi City Library, Rovaniemi

  • Malmi Library, Helsinki

  • Malminkartano Library, Helsinki

    • Book recycling

      Recycling point for books brought in by customers. Bring up to five books at a time. You can take as many as you like.

  • Martinlaakso Library, Vantaa

    • Book recycling

      Recycling point for books brought in by customers. Bring up to five books at a time. You can take as many as you like.

  • Maxmo library, Vöyri

    • Instructions for lending

      General rules

      • The library is open to anyone who follows the library's rules.
      • The first library card is free and you get it by filling in a form with personal and address information and showing valid identification.
      • When you sign the library card's agreement, you undertake to follow the library's rules. You are responsible for the material borrowed on your card.
      • Always notify the library of name, telephone and / or address changes.
      • Also notify the library if you lose your library card.

      Library card

      Anyone who has reached school age can get a library card by filling in a form with personal information. For children under the age of 15, the guardian's signature is required and he or she is responsible for the library card. Educational institutions, care institutions and associations appoint a necessary number of responsible persons, who give their written consent for students, patients and employees to use the library card. The library charges a fee for a new card: The first library card is free of charge. Lost card, which is replaced with a new one, costs 2.00 euros.

      Loan period

      The loan period is usually 28 days. For some of the material, the loan period may be shorter, e.g. for textbooks and date material, 14 days, DVD 14 days. Return date is stated on the receipt you receive when you borrow. If the material is not returned within the set time, the loan right may be forfeited. Library material that is not reserved by another person can be borrowed. Extension of material can also be done by phone, e-mail or the web library. The material can be extended high 5 times. You need a library card and PIN code to be able to log in to the web library. The PIN code is personal. You must be 9 years old to get your PIN.

  • Meeting point Huudi, Vaasa

  • Muhos Main Library, Muhos

  • Munkkiniemi Library, Helsinki

  • Muonio library, Muonio

  • Muurla Library, Salo

  • Myllykoski library, Kouvola

  • Myllyoja library, Oulu

  • Mynämäki Main Library, Mynämäki

  • Neulamäki branch library, Kuopio

  • Nokia Main Library, Nokia

  • Nurmes Library, Nurmes

  • Nöykkiö Library, Espoo

  • Oravais library, Vöyri

    • Instructions for lending

      General rules

      • The library is open to anyone who follows the library's rules.
      • The first library card is free and you get it by filling in a form with personal and address information and showing valid identification.
      • When you sign the library card's agreement, you undertake to follow the library's rules. You are responsible for the material borrowed on your card.
      • Always notify the library of name, telephone and / or address changes.
      • Also notify the library if you lose your library card.

      Library card

      Anyone who has reached school age can get a library card by filling in a form with personal information. For children under the age of 15, the guardian's signature is required and he or she is responsible for the library card. Educational institutions, care institutions and associations appoint a necessary number of responsible persons, who give their written consent for students, patients and employees to use the library card. The library charges a fee for a new card: The first library card is free of charge. Lost card, which is replaced with a new one, costs 2.00 euros.

      Loan period

      The loan period is usually 28 days. For some of the material, the loan period may be shorter, e.g. for textbooks and date material, 14 days, DVD 14 days. Return date is stated on the receipt you receive when you borrow. If the material is not returned within the set time, the loan right may be forfeited. Library material that is not reserved by another person can be borrowed. Extension of material can also be done by phone, e-mail or the web library. The material can be extended high 5 times. You need a library card and PIN code to be able to log in to the web library. The PIN code is personal. You must be 9 years old to get your PIN.

  • Orivesi Library, Orivesi

  • Otaniemi library, Espoo

  • Oulainen Library, Oulainen

  • Oulunkylä Library, Helsinki

    • Book exchange

      Exchange station for customers' own books and magazines. Please bring small amounts only, max 5 items.

  • Oulunsalo library, Oulu

  • Outokumpu Library, Outokumpu

  • Paimio Library, Paimio

  • Pasila Library, Helsinki

  • Pateniemi library, Oulu

  • Pekuri Library, Oulu

    • Book exchange

      Take or leave books and magazines for free. Please do not leave games, movies, newspapers, old encyclopaedias or items removed from the library collection.

  • Pello library, Pello

  • Pertteli Library, Salo

  • Petäjävesi Library, Petäjävesi

  • Pielavesi Library, Pielavesi

  • Pirkkala Main Library, Pirkkala

  • Pohjois-Haaga Library, Helsinki

    • Book exchange

      Recycling point for books brought in by customers. 

      Bring up to five books at a time. You can take as many as you like.

  • Point Library, Vantaa

    • Book recycling

      Recycling point for books brought in by customers. Bring up to three books at a time. You can take as many as you like.

  • Pori Main Library, Pori

  • Pornainen Library, Pornainen

  • Porvoo Main Library, Porvoo

  • Pudasjärvi library, Pudasjärvi

  • Puijonlaakso branch library, Kuopio

  • Puistola Library, Helsinki

  • Pukinmäki Library, Helsinki

    • Book recycling

      Recycling point for books brought in by customers. Bring up to five books at a time. 

  • Puolivälinkangas library, Oulu

  • Pyhäjoki Library, Pyhäjoki

  • Pyhäselkä Library, Joensuu

  • Pälkäne Main Library, Pälkäne

  • Raisio Library, Raisio

  • Rautalampi Library, Rautalampi

  • Reijola Library, Joensuu

  • Riistavesi branch library, Kuopio

  • Rikhardinkatu Library, Helsinki

    • Book recycling

      Recycling point for books brought in by customers. Bring up to five books at a time. You can take as many as you like.

  • Roihuvuori Library, Helsinki

    • Book recycling

      Recycling point for books brought in by customers. Bring up to five books at a time. 

  • Ruissalo library, Hamina

  • Rymättylä Library, Naantali

  • Saari library, Parikkala

  • Seinäjoki Main Library, Seinäjoki

  • Sello Library, Espoo

    • Book exchange

      Book exchange station is near the service desk on the first floor

  • Sievi Main Library, Sievi

  • Siilinjärvi Main Library, Siilinjärvi

  • Simo library, Simo

  • Sotkamo Library, Sotkamo

  • Suonenjoki Library, Suonenjoki

  • Suutarila Library, Helsinki

    • Book recycling

      Recycling point for books brought in by customers. Bring up to five books at a time. You can take as many as you like.

  • Tapanila Library, Helsinki

  • Tapiola Library, Espoo

  • Tapulikaupunki Library, Helsinki

    • Book recycling

      Recycling point for books brought in by customers. Bring up to five books at a time. You can take as many as you like.

  • Tervola Municipal Library, Tervola

  • Tikkurila Library, Vantaa

  • Tuusniemi branch library, Tuusniemi

  • Tuusula Main Library, Tuusula

  • Tyrnävä Mill Library, Tyrnävä

  • Utajärvi library, Utajärvi

  • Uukuniemi library, Parikkala

  • Vaala Library, Vaala

  • Vallila Library, Helsinki

    • Book exchange

      Recycling point for books, CD, DVD and journals brought in by customers. 

  • Varkaus City Library, Varkaus

  • Vehmersalmi branch library, Kuopio

  • Viherlaakso Library, Espoo

  • Vihti Kirkonkylä library, Vihti

  • Vihti main library, Vihti

  • Vuosaari Library, Helsinki

  • Vörå main library, Vöyri

    • Loan info

      General rules

      • The library is open to anyone who follows the library's rules.
      • The first library card is free and you get it by filling in a form with personal and address information and showing valid identification.
      • When you sign the library card's agreement, you undertake to follow the library's rules. You are responsible for the material borrowed on your card.
      • Always notify the library of name, telephone and / or address changes.
      • Also notify the library if you lose your library card. 

      Library card

      Anyone who has reached school age can get a library card by filling in a form with personal information. For children under the age of 15, the guardian's signature is required and he or she is responsible for the library card. Educational institutions, care institutions and associations appoint a necessary number of responsible persons, who give their written consent for students, patients and employees to use the library card. The library charges a fee for a new card: The first library card is free of charge. Lost card, which is replaced with a new one, costs 2.00 euros.

      Loan period

      The loan period is usually 28 days. For some of the material, the loan period may be shorter, e.g. for textbooks and date material, 14 days, DVD 14 days. Return date is stated on the receipt you receive when you borrow. If the material is not returned within the set time, the loan right may be forfeited. Library material that is not reserved by another person can be borrowed. Extension of material can also be done by phone, e-mail or the web library. The material can be extended high 5 times. You need a library card and PIN code to be able to log in to the web library. The PIN code is personal. You must be 9 years old to get your PIN.

  • Ylikiiminki library, Oulu

  • Ylitornio library, Ylitornio