Opening times
Mon–Fri
8–22
Sat–Sun
10–20
Opening hours

Welcome to Oodi!

Oodi is Helsinki’s new Central Library and a living meeting place. Its wide range of services and facilities are available to residents seven days a week, from early in the morning till late in the evening. Oodi functions as a living room for residents, located right at the heart of Helsinki.

Oodi's lending services can be found on Helmet.

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What can I do at Oodi?

Oodi is what you want it to be. See your 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

books

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54

employees

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9

living trees

kahvikuppi

2

cafés

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

And other frequently asked questions.