The library staff is at your service.

Library services

As a customer of a Helmet library, you will join a community of more than a million customers in the metropolitan area. You will have more than 60 living rooms at your disposal, 800 employees at your service, and access to a collection of almost 400 million works of fact and fiction.

Go to the online service to find out the libraries' contact information and opening hours. The site also includes instructions for using the library and its services. In addition, the service allows you to search for material, reserve items, and renew your loans.

You can also download Taskukirjasto-application (Pocket Library) for smartphones. also offers tips on reading material and services, breaking news, as well as information on library events.

Using the library

Get yourself a library card and start using our services. Being a library customer will enrich your life.

Bookmobile Haave

Mobile library

The two bookmobiles—Haave and Tarina—serve at around 100 stops; you will find the schedules on

Home library

Home library (in finnish) is a service for all Vantaa residents who cannot—due to age, illness, injury or disability—visit the library themselves.