Christmas season 2022 in the Library
During the holiday season, Library has reduced opening hours, Campus libraries are partly closed and the books have long loan periods. E-resources are available 24/7 for university community also at holiday season.

Borrowing and returning printed materials

The due date for material from the Kumpula and Meilahti collections is January 12 as follows:

  • 28 day loans starting on November 21,
  • 14 day loans (textbooks) starting on December 5, and
  • 2 day loans starting on December 15.

The due date for material from the Kaisa House and Viikki collections is January 12 as follows:

  • 28 day loans starting on November 23,
  • 14 day loans (textbooks) starting on December 7, and
  • 2 day loans starting on December 19.

Campus Libraries in Kumpula and Meilahti are closed between December 19 - January 8. You can order books from the Kumpula and Meilahti collections to be picked up from the Kaisa House by making a normal reservation for the book in the Helka database.

The reservation shelves in Kumpula and Meilahti are available until Friday December 16. After that reservations will be picked up from the Kaisa House.

You can return books to the Main Library and Viikki Campus Library during the opening hours. Books can be returned to the return hatches around the clock at Kaisa House and Kumpula. In Meilahti, books can be returned to the Haartman Institute's return box during the building's opening hours.

Opening hours

Kaisa House and Viikki Campus Library as well as Learning Centres Aleksandria and Minerva have shorter opening hours between December 19 - January 8. The premises are closed on weekends and public holidays.

Campus Libraries in Kumpula and Meilahti are closed between December 19 - January 8. The libraries have shorter opening hours between December 12-18.

The library's lease at the Learning Centre Minerva is coming to an end. The Learning Centre will continue to operate in its current use until the end of 2022. Read more on the Library news