What can I do at Oodi?

Oodi is what you want it to be. Meet friends, create art, read and relax. Visit Oodi with your family, book a meeting room or spend a work day in a calm environment. You can even hold your own event at Oodi!

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Architecture

Oodi is a striking building with its glass and steel structures and wooden facade, its design a combination of traditional and contemporary flavours. The energy-efficient library is an impressive calling card for Finnish architecture. ALA Architects is responsible for the architectural planning and YIT is the building contractor.

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Service design as part of the planning process

Oodi’s planning process has utilised service design to achieve the best possible customer experience. Service design was used in the design of the signs and furniture, as well as the placement of the library’s materials. The natural solutions for each floor as well as the cooperation partners’ wishes were discussed together.

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Fall in love with Oodi

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100 000

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64

employees

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9

living trees

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2

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News

2.8.2021

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Pop-up vaccination point at Oodi

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28.7.2021

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Answer the survey of Oodi’s architecture

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26.7.2021

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Television shoot to obstruct traffic on Kansalaistori Square starting from Monday 26 July

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18.6.2021

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Welcome back to Oodi!

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16.6.2021

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Obotti, Oodi’s own recommendation robot

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13.6.2021

art

Ääreen – open call

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4.6.2021

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Crochet coral reef arrives to Oodi

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3.6.2021

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Survey about Oodi’s event and service selection

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31.5.2021

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Oodi and other Helmet libraries to open with restrictions on 1 June 2021

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28.5.2021

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Pixelache festival arrives to Oodi

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26.5.2021

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Helmet libraries will start charging a fee for uncollected reservations, starting from 1 June 2021

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5.5.2021

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Libraries are ready for restrictions to be lifted

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8.4.2021

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What it’s to be a doplhin?

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19.3.2021

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Oodi’s sound beacon 2.0

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1.3.2021

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The Helsinki City Library writing competition is concluded

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18.1.2021

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Oodi is the winner of the main DETAIL Prize 2020

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14.1.2021

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The work of art in the spiral staircase of Oodi can now be experienced online

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14.12.2020

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Visit Oodi in VR

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14.12.2020

writing contest

Take part in a writing contest!

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9.12.2020

working life

Self-managed work at Oodi – benefit to both employees and customers

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How many books does Oodi have? Are dogs allowed in Oodi?

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Looking for the book search feature or borrowing information?

Oodi’s lending services can be found on Helmet web library.