Main Library

Vaasa city library - a meeting place for people and ideas.

The main library has subject sections:

  • Children and young adults
  • Countries and cultures
  • Literature and languages
  • Music and arts
  • Science and technology
  • Social sciences and economics
  • Svenska handelhögsskolans collection
  • Regional collection Vasaensis

All books and document DVDs on a specific subject are in their own sections. Newspapers and all magazines are in the newspaper reading room (Newspapers and magazines).

First floor Info desk: Apply for a library card and PIN, and pick up reservations. Pay fees; pick up and pay for printouts.

The customer service desk on the second floor provide help with using the library's resources.

The main library book drop is located on the side of the library that faces Rautatienkatu. You can return items in the book drop when the library is closed.

Building information

Established year
1794
Built
2001
Architect
Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Oy
Interior
Gullsten & Inkinen