Summer opening hours in libraries

Vantaa libraries will adopt summer hours as of June 14, 2021. Some of the libraries will have shorter opening hours or be closed in the summer.

The summertime opening hours are valid from June 14 to August 8, 2021.

On the day before Midsummer Eve, June 24, the libraries will close at 16:00, except for Pähkinärinne library that will be open till 20:00. On Midsummer Eve, June 25, the libraries will be closed.

Check your library’s opening hours on the library's website on

Freeze your reservations for the summer

If you cannot fetch your reservations during the summer, you can freeze them or cancel them. As of June 1, Helmet libraries will charge €1 for reservations that have not been fetched or canceled by the last pick-up day. Read more about the fee on

Instructions for canceling or freezing a hold.

Safe transacting in the library

Libraries observe, also in the summer, the restrictions and instructions given by the metropolitan coronavirus coordination group to prevent the coronavirus from spreading. Check the instructions for safe transacting at the library: Services of the Helmet libraries during corona virus epidemic.

Published: 11.6.2021 
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