Libraries in Espoo

Espoo has 17 libraries, eleven of which also serve as self-service libraries. In addition, there are two bookmobiles, Helmi and Välkky, that visit schools, day-care centers and other areas that have no local library of their own.

You also have access to more than 60 metropolitan area Helmet libraries! To check out these online library services, visit  For smartphones you can also download  Taskukirjasto-application (Pocket Library)

For opening hours and contact information please visit

The self-service libraries may be used outside of normal opening hours. All you need is a library card and a PIN code.

The regional website Helmet is home to the library’s own pages. Follow these links to get there:

Entresse Library
Haukilahti Library

Iso Omena Library

Kalajärvi Library

Karhusuo Library

Kauklahti Library           

Laaksolahti Library

Laajalahti Library

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Mobile Library Espoo

Nöykkiö Library.

Otaniemi Librery

Pikkulaiva Library

Russian Library (in Sello Library)

Saunalahti Library   

Sello Library

Soukka Library

Suurpelto Library

Tapiola Library

Viherlaakso Library

Library Makerspace