About the library
The library and cultural centre are unique Nordic assets, and their location in downtown Helsinki means they are easily accessible. Come on in!
You can borrow fiction by Nordic authors, in all of the Nordic languages. You can also borrow films and TV series from the Nordic countries. The library also has a wide-ranging collection of non-fiction.
The children’s section contains music, films, picture books, fiction and non-fiction in Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Faroese and Greenlandic. There is also a young people’s section with a collection of Nordic books and films.
If you are interested in Nordic current affairs, you csn peruse our collection of Nordic daily newspapers and magazines. You are also welcome to use our computer workstations and wi-fi, or just find a quiet spot to focus on your work, your studies or a good book.
Nordic Culture Point also runs regular events with an emphasis on Nordic culture, e.g. visits by authors , film screenings, concerts seminars on topical social themes and discussions of Nordic issues.
June and August Mon-Fri open from 10-16
Closed for summer 23.6-31.7.
From September onwards
Mon, Tue, Thu 10–17
On days before holidays the library closes at 16.
Kajsaniemigatan 9, Helsinki
Postbox 231, 00171 Helsinki
Tel. 010 583 1000 (8,35 cent/call + 16,69 cent/min.)