Are you looking for a specific book, movie or cd, or in dire need of information about a certain tricky subject?
It is not always easy to find what you are looking for in our diverse collections and databases. Our skilled staff is happy to assist you in using the library and finding information. We also provide more extensive information retrievals at request.
Adult lending department information services (2nd floor) tel. 017-182 319
Children’s department information services (2nd floor) tel. 017-182 321
Music and languages tel. 017-182 325
Reading room tel. 017-182 323
Information services also available in branch libraries and mobile libraries.
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The library offers group guidance in information retrieval and library use. If you wish to make an appointment for a school group, please contact the children’s department, tel. 017-182 321.
The information office of the main library adult department offers information retrieval and library use guidance for student and immigrant groups. The aim of this is to familiarize them with library facilities, rules and collections, as well as teach them how make use of different information sources. The contents of the guidance session can be tailored according to the group’s needs (e.g. web library, other databases accessible in the library, information retrieval on the Internet).
Student and adult groups may make an appointment through the information services of the main library adult lending department, tel. 017-182 319. The booking should be made in advance, preferably 1-2 weeks prior to the desired date. All bookings are taken in order of receipt.