Finnish Literature Society

Main building: Hallituskatu 1, Helsinki. : Location on the map
PO Box 259: FI-00171 Helsinki

Office hours: Mon-Fri 10-16

The Finnish Literature Society is closed 20–31 July 2020.

See departments and customer service hours of operation, more accurate business addresses and other information relevant to a specific department.

The entrance for the disabled is via the front door on the Mariankatu side of the SKS buiding.

Administration and Finance

Street address
Hallituskatu 1, Helsinki


Tuomas M. S. Lehtonen. Kuva: Gary Wornell

Secretary General

Tuomas M. S. Lehtonen


Literature and Cultural History Collections

Street address
Mariankatu 19 E, inner courtyard, Helsinki

+358 201 131 262

Traditional and Contemporary Culture Collections

Street address
Hallituskatu 1, Helsinki

+358 201 131 240

Opening hours
Mon and Wed 10–18
Tue, Thu, Fri 10–16


SKS Archives Joensuu Office

Street address
Yliopistokatu 6, 80100 Joensuu

+358 40 779 7708
+358 40 730 1739

Opening hours
Tue-Fri 10–12 and 13–16

Orders for material should be given to the duty researcher in the reading room by 15:30. It is a good idea to make an agreement in advance, as that way you will get instant access to the data on your first visit.

Outi Hupaniittu. Kuva: Gary Wornell


Outi Hupaniittu


Postal address
Library of the Finnish Literature Society
P.O. Box 259
FI-00171 Helsinki, FINLAND

Street address
Hallituskatu 1
00170 Helsinki, Finland

Telephone:+358 201 131 272
Customer  Services:
Interlibrary Loan Service: or ILL Request Form

Opening hours
Mon–Thu 10–18
Fri 10–16


130 June 2020 opening hours Mon-Fri 1016

2031 July 2020 library is closed.


When the library is closed, you can return your loans to the box on the door of the Mariankatu entrance.


Heli Kautonen. Kuva: Gary Wornell


Heli Kautonen

Research Department

Street address
Hallituskatu  2 B (House of Nobility), 3rd floor, Helsinki

Publishing house

Street address
Mariankatu 7 A (4th floor), Helsinki

Book sales
+358 40 534 2675

Review copies


Bookstore Tiedekirja
Street address
Snellmaninkatu 13, Helsinki

+358 9 635 177

Opening hours

Tero Norkola. Kuva: Gary Wornell


Tero Norkola

FILI – Finnish Literature Exchange

Street address
Ritarinkatu 1, Helsinki

+358 40 5347 834

FILI's website

Tiia Strandén


Tiia Strandén