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

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.

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Opening hours

  • Monday–Friday 10:00–15:00

The main library also hosts:

Main library services

Read more about the services here.

Contact Main library

Address: Kirjastonkatu 13 65100 Vaasa
Phone: 06-325 3533


  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible entrance
  • Accessible lift
  • Accessible toilet
  • Service dogs are welcome
  • Induction hearing loops are available in the following locations at the main library: the first floor info desk, the second floor customer service desk, and Draama-hall

About main library

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 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; 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.