Spaces

Events

Draama-hall

Draama-hall is suitable for lectures, theatrical performances and film showings. It fits a maximum of 160 people at a time.

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Event space Venny

Located on the second floor of the main library, Venny is suitable for smaller events and meetings. 

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Meetings

Group work room Essee

Located on the first floor of the main library, Essee is suitable for meetings and studying. It may be booked free of charge for non-commercial purposes.

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Meeting room at Huudi, Huutoniemi

The meeting room at Huudi can be booked for meetings and gatherings. The room fits around 15 people.

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Exhibitions

Art gallery Teema

Teema may be booked for art exhibitions.

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Gallery

Gallery, the corridor gallery space is located on the first floor of the main library and has 34 picture hooks. Gallery may be booked for exhibitions.

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Display cases

The main library has four lockable glass display cases suitable for smaller exhibitions. Display cases A, B and C are located on the first floor, and one display case is located in the Countries and Cultures section on the second floor. 

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Palosaari library display and exhibition area

The walls in the newspaper reading room at Palosaari library can be used for smaller art exhibitions.

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Variska library multipurpose area

The 40 m² multipurpose area can be used for exhibitions.

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Other bookable exhibition spaces

In addition to Teema, Gallery and the exhibition spaces at Palosaari and Variska libraries, even other spaces at the main library and the branch libraries may be booked for exhibitions. For further information, please contact a sectional department at the main library or a branch library.

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Studying

Reading room Toivo

Toivo is a small reading room for 1–4 persons in the Music and Arts section on the second floor of the main library. Toivo may be booked free of charge.

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Study area by the glass wall

30 study places on the second floor of the main library by the glass wall facing Palosaari. Some of the desks have electrical outlets. Not bookable. 

Study area in Vasaensis

Several study places in the regional collection room Vasaensis on the second floor of the main library. For studying or silent group work. Not bookable. 

Study area in the video conversion room

A few silent study places in the room with the VHS converter on the second floor of the main library. Please note that the room is also used for converting videos into DVDs. Not bookable.