Helsinki Central Library Oodi
Visiting address: Töölönlahdenkatu 4, 00100 Helsinki, Finland
Postal address: PL 10455, 00099 Helsingin kaupunki
09 310 85000
Töölönlahdenkatu 4, Helsinki, Finland
Meet you at Kansalaistori square!
Central Library Oodi is located in Helsinki city centre at Kansalaistori square, opposite Parliament House, in the immediate vicinity of the railway station. You can easily reach us from anywhere in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area using public transport.
Central Library Oodi’s three entrances are located at Kansalaistori square, on Eero Erkon katu at the end of Rautatientori square and on Töölönlahdenkatu at the end of Töölönlahti bay.
By metro: Rautatientori square stop
By tram: Kaivokatu stop, lines 3, 5, 7, 6 and 9; Lasipalatsi stop, lines 1, 2, 4, and 10
By bus: Rautatientori square, Elielinaukio stop
By train: Helsinki Central Railway Station
You can find all the routes and timetables in Helsinki Region Transport’s journey planner: reittiopas.fi
Oodi by bicycle
The Baana pedestrian and bicycle corridor runs from Ruoholahti to Kiasma, which is right next door to Oodi. From northern Helsinki, you can easily reach Oodi by following the edge of Central Park and Töölönlahti bay. There are bicycle racks next to Oodi’s Kansalaistori square entrance, and the nearest city bike station is located close by, right next to the railway.
The nearest taxi rank is located between Central Library Oodi and Sanoma House, on Eero Erkon katu. You can order a taxi to Oodi’s Eero Erkon katu entrance, and taxis can also drop off their customers in front of the entrance. The distance to the entrance is approximately five metres. The entrance is equipped with a ramp.
Particular attention was paid to accessibility when designing Oodi.
Are dogs allowed in Oodi?
The only pets allowed at Oodi are guide dogs.
Central Library Oodi
Playground Loru is closed
The cinema’s ticket counter opens half an hour before the first screening of the day and remains open until the start of the last screening of the day.
Food & Co. Oodi
Café Mon–Fri 11–18.30
Lunch Mon–Fri 11–15
Exceptional opening hours
Sun 6 Dec, Independence Day, open from 12:00 to 18:00
Wed 23 Dec, Day before Christmas Eve, open from 8:00 to 18:00
Thu 24 Dec, Christmas Eve, closed
Fri 25 Dec, Christmas Day, closed
Sat 26 Dec, Boxing Day, closed
Thu 31 Dec, New Year’s Eve, open from 8:00 to 16:00