HULib SUMMER22 is here: Check the services and opening hours

There will be changes in local services during the summer season from May 16 to August 21. E-resources are available 24/7 for university community also in the summer.

Borrowing and returning printed materials

Kumpula and Meilahti Campus Libraries will be closed from June 20 to August 7. You can order books from the Kumpula and Meilahti collections to be picked up from the Kaisa House or Viikki by making a normal reservation for the book in the Helka database.

Loans from Kumpula and Meilahti collections will receive a due date on August 11 as follows:

  • 28 day loans starting on May 23
  • 14 day loans (textbooks) starting on June 6
  • 2 day loans starting on June 16.

The material from the Kaisa House and Viikki collections has normal loan periods, as the libraries are open throughout the summer.

The reservation shelves in Kumpula and Meilahti are available until Friday June 17. From Monday June 20 onwards, all reservations will be picked up from the Kaisa House or Viikki Campus Library.

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

The Kaisa House and the Viikki Campus Library, as well as Aleksandria and Learning Centre Minerva will be open throughout the summer. Kumpula and Meilahti Campus Libraries will be closed from June 20 to August 7.

The library locations have shorter opening hours

  • in Meilahti from Mon May 23 onwards
  • in Kumpula from Mon May 30 onwards
  • in Learning Centre Minerva from Mon June 6 onwards
  • in Aleksandria and Kaisa House from Thu June 23 onwards.

Welcome to the Helsinki University Library also in the summer!