Working in the Library

The Library provides study spaces, computers and WiFi for patron use.

The library is located on two floors of SKS's main building (Hallituskatu 1, Helsinki).  Opening hours.

1st floor

  • circulation desk: loans and returns
  • copier and network printer
  • computer workstations
  • reference collection: encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, bibliographies, some periodicals
  • special collections: Kalevala collection and collection of Finnish literature in translation

Ground floor

  • reading desks for quiet study
  • computer workstations
  • current issues of journals and a workstation for browsing current issues of e-journals 
  • circulating collections
  • self-checkout
  • information service