Visiting the Library with the Group

Group visits must be arranged separately with each library. 

Turku Main Library is one of the most used library in the Nordic countries. It operates in two buildings: the old building was finished in 1903 and the new one in 2007.

Guided tours are organized for groups. The maximum size of a group is 20 persons, and the tour takes 60 minutes.

Tours should be reserved at least one week before the desired date. Guided tours are arranged in Finnish, Swedish, and English, other languages agreed on separately.

Prices (including 24% VAT)

City of Turku, associations and non-profit organizations €0/group

Other groups €60/group

Payment is made at the reception of the main library during the visit, either by card or cash.

Inquiries about group visits to branch libraries directly from the branch libraries.

Visiting address: 

Linnankatu 2
20100 Turku

Phone:

Reception, circulation services +358 2 262 0624
News Area +358 2 262 0621
Premises for hire +358 40 160 3615
Children's Saga +358 2 262 0625
Youth Story +358 2 262 0626
Non-Fiction Dept. +358 2 262 0630
Literature and Arts +358 2 262 0622
Music +358 2 262 0658
Telephone Switchboard of Turku City +358 2 330 000
Email: 
kaupunginkirjasto@turku.fi

Opening hours

The main library is open
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 17:00

Special opening hours

Children's Saga and Youth Story reserved for groups Mon-Fri 9–10 a.m.
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sat 11:00 - 17:00
Sun - Sun 11:00 - 17:00

Exceptional opening hours

Independence Day
6.12.2022
11:00 - 17:00
23.12.2022 - 23.12.2022
11:00 - 17:00
Christmas Eve
24.12.2022
11:00 - 17:00
Christmas Day
25.12.2022
Closed
Boxing Day
26.12.2022
Closed
New Year's Day
1.1.2023
Closed
Epiphany
6.1.2023
11:00 - 17:00
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