Main library

Kirjastonkatu 13, 65100 Vaasa

  • Renewal line, tel. 06–325 3533
  • Information service, tel. 06–325 3540
  • Newspapers and magazines, tel. 06–325 3558
  • Children and young adults, tel. 06–325 3545
  • Music and arts, tel. 06–325 3565

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.

Café Proosa

Opening hours

  • Monday–Thursday 10:00–16:00
  • Friday 10:00–15:00

The main library also hosts:

Exhibitions in the main library

  1. Playing with colours

    Datum Torsdag 2 augusti - torsdag 30 augusti
    Plats Art Gallery Teema Huvudbiblioteket

  2. Exhibition of Vaasan Rudols Steiner school

    Datum Onsdag 1 augusti - fredag 31 augusti
    Plats Lounge Huvudbiblioteket

    Exhibition of Vaasan Rudolf Steiner school at the Vaasa City Library lounge until the end of August.

Main library services

Read more about the services here.

Accessibility

  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible entrance
  • Accessible lift
  • Accessible toilet
  • Service dogs are welcome
  • Induction loop in Draama-hall

About main library

The main library has six subject sections:

  • Children and young adults
  • Countries and cultures
  • Literature and languages
  • Music and arts
  • Science and technology
  • Social sciences and economics

All books, magazines, and DVDs on a specific subject are in their own sections. Newspapers and general 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; pay for items from the used book sale.

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

Short-term storage-lockers

Lockers will be emptied every night. To enquire about items left in the lockers, please contact the police lost property office.

Book a space

The main library has bookable study rooms, meeting rooms, and exhibition and event spaces.

Read more about the rooms and spaces and make a booking.