What is Oodi?

Oodi is Helsinki’s Central Library and a living meeting place in the city centre.

What is Oodi?

A library open to all, located next to Kiasma.

Oodi is a venue for events, a house of reading and a diverse urban experience. Oodi will provide its users with knowledge, new skills and stories, and will be an easy place to access for learning, story immersion, work and relaxation. A modern library is a living and functional meeting place.

Welcome inside the Central Library! from Kirjastokaista on Vimeo.


Oodi was designed by ALA Architects, who won the open international architecture competition for the Central Library in 2013.

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