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. Oodi’s services and facilities are available to you seven days a week, from early in the morning till late in the evening.

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Reserve a space or workstation

We welcome you to work, hold meetings and organise events 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.

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Fall in love with Oodi

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100 000

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64

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9

living trees

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2

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News

17.11.2022

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Library reservations increasing – borrowing from the shelves to be encouraged

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15.11.2022

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Oodi Book Fest: celebrating literature and Central Library’s fourth anniversary

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15.11.2022

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Library literary events developed to reach new audiences

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6.10.2022

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Family Reading -project

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30.9.2022

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Echoes – exposure and synchrony at the Oodi library 

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10.8.2022

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New art at Oodi in August

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18.6.2022

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COVID-certificate printing services are closing at Oodi

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26.4.2022

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Helsinki City Library invites you to share and read empowering books

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19.4.2022

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Thank you for your feedback!

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28.3.2022

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Take part in a survey on Oodi’s studio services

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15.3.2022

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Helsinki Central Library Oodi organises its first Tolkien Day

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20.2.2022

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Oodi’s services for tourists

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15.2.2022

What does the library have to offer?

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11.2.2022

Oodi’s services: Aura

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8.12.2021

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Oodi’s opening hours will change in 2022

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7.12.2021

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COVID-19 passport introduced at public events at Helmet libraries 

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29.11.2021

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Oodi 3 years!

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20.10.2021

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Interactive touch wall in Oodi’s children’s section

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28.9.2021

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Guided tours of EU@Oodi

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20.9.2021

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Ääreen – interactive dolphin pods and animations at Oodi

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

And other frequently asked questions.

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Looking for the book search feature or borrowing information?

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