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The 3D printers can be booked via Varaamo. A 3D item costs 70 cents.

The badge machine is on the 2nd floor. The machine can be booked via Varaamo. The material costs: 50 cents for a badge and 60 cents for a fridge magnet.

Further information and reservations at  Varaamo

The computers on Oodi's 2nd floor can be booked for ½ - 2 hours. Book a computer here.

There are also eight drop-in-computers on the 1st floor of Oodi. 

A library card and a personal PIN code are needed to book and use the computers.

With our multifunction printers on the 1st and 2nd floor you can print, copy and scan. Print-outs and copies cost 0,40€/page.

Loan period 2 weeks.

Further information and reservations at Varaamo

Further information and reservations at Varaamo

Further information and reservations at Varaamo

Further information and reservations at Varaamo

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Loan period 2 weeks.

Further information and reservations at Varaamo

In a console game room you can choose to play on various gaming consoles. More information, user regulations and reservations via Varaamo.

Go to Premises > Gaming rooms

Further information and reservations at Varaamo.

The heat press machine can be used in the Urban Workshop of Oodi (2nd floor). Further information and reservations at  Varaamo

Further information and reservations at  Varaamo.

The laser engraving machine can be booked via Varaamo.

Further information and reservations at Varaamo

We have two overlock sewing machines. You can book them via Varaamo.

Loan period 2 weeks.

With our multifunction printers on the 1st and 2nd floor you can print, copy and scan.  Print-outs cost 0,40€/page.

With our multifunction printers on the 1st and 2nd floor you can print, copy and scan. It is possible to scan photographic slides with multimedia scanners on the 2nd floor. 

Check-out-machines can be found on both the 1st and the 3rd floor.

The sewing machines are on Oodi's 2nd floor. The machines can be booked via Varaamo.

A soldering iron can be booked via Varaamo.

Can be found on the 3rd floor.

Further information and reservations at  Varaamo

The media workstations are on Oodi's 2nd floor and they are meant for video editing, drawing, image processing, lay-out, animation, and other creative digital work. More information and bookings via Varaamo.

Oodi's Urban Workshop has a vinyl cutter for cutting stickers and textile prints. The cutter can be booked via Varaamo.

A wheelchair is available for necessary use during the library visit.

 

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The automated check-in-machine is on the 1st floor of Oodi. Check-out-machines can be found on both the 1st and the 3rd floor.

We have board games for players of all ages. You can play board games in the library or borrow them.

Literature circles, where a small group of people discuss literature, are not yet in English.

There is a Fazer Cafe & Restaurant on the 1st floor and a Fazer Cafe on the 3rd floor.

Library fees can be paid with cash on the 1st floor only.

Library fees can be paid with a credit or debit card on all the floors.

Further information and reservations at Varaamo

Further information and reservations at Varaamo

Further information and reservations at Varaamo.

Only assistant dogs are welcome to Oodi.

Volunteer peer guides from Enter help seniors with using computers, tablets, smartphones and electronic services.

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The guided tours in Oodi are organized by the Helsinki Tourist Guides, e-mail: oodi@helsinkiguides.fi . A tour lasts for an hour and costs 95€.

Library presentations for immigrants and adult groups in need of special support can be booked via Varaamo. In these presentations we offer guidance on how to use the library’s basic facilities and services.

If the work you are looking for has not been acquired by the Helmet library or the scientific libraries in the metropolitan area, it can be ordered for you as an interlibrary loan from elsewhere. 

We subscribe to 150 magazines and 48 newspapers.

Ask for more information at the library.

On Saturdays Oodi is open from 10 am to 6 pm.

On Sundays Oodi is open from 10 am to 6 pm.

A selection of outdoor games available from April to October.  Loan period 1 day.

Users with a print disability can register for Celia’s services and get access to more than 40 000 audiobooks online. To register for the Celia online service, please contact the library. You need to present a valid photographic proof of identity. Young people under 15 years of age must have a guarantor to register. Please note: Celia has audiobooks only in Finnish and Swedish.

You can pick up your reservations on the 3rd floor. The reservation shelves are near the escalator.

You can print A4/A3 black and white or colour prints on the customer printers. Price €0.40 per one-sided sheet, €0.80 per two-sided sheet. Five free-of-charge prints every three months. Customers can also use the Papercut self-service and mobile printing service from their own devices. 

In Oodi open story times are held Finnish, Swedish and English. 
Check for further details under the Events –tab.

The devices in our Urban Workshop can be used within the library. You have access to e.g. 3D printers, sewing machines, overlock machines, a vinyl cutter and a heat press. To make a reservation for any of the devices go to Varaamo.

Customers have the use of Stadinetti, a free-of-charge wireless network provided by the City of Helsinki.

Centrallibrary Oodi provides different types of workshops and library presentations for school- and kindergartengroups.

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Premises

Baby care room is on the 3rd floor, near children area.

In the Children’s arena on the 3rd floor, events open to the whole family can be organised, such as story times or workshops.
In addition to the Children´s arena, events can be organised in the open area of the Children’s World. 

Inquiries and reservations about facilities only by email: oodi.lapsetjanuoret@hel.fi.

In Oodi we have

  • three rooms with console games and
  • one game room with gaming computers.

More information, user regulations and reservations for console games: Varaamo.

The gaming computers in the game room cannot be booked in advance. There are 14 gaming computers for both children and adults. We use the Pelitalo system, which means you log in using your personal codes. You can get the codes by showing your library card to the personnel in front of the game room of Oodi (2nd floor). 

Further information and reservations at  Varaamo

Kino Regina on the first floor with 250 m2 of auditorium-style space is a suitable venue for lectures, film screenings and various events. By reserving Kino Regina, you agree to comply with the rules for the facility

You can make a preliminary reservation via Varaamo

More information on Kino Regina

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The small group kitchen for rent at Oodi is suitable for 10 people. The kitchen can be used for cooking together or having meetings. 

More information and bookings at Varaamo.

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Kuutio is located on the second floor of Oodi. Kuutio is a glass-walled space of 90 square meters. The space is currently mainly used as a meeting room and training facility. The space is equipped with two screens and projectors. Kuutio can be rented and you can check out available times slots and book the room at Varaamo. 

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Maijansali, a multipurpose hall, has comprehensive technical equipment. It is perfect for conferences or other large events.

More information on Maijansali

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There are ten rooms for meetings and working groups and six smaller workspaces on the second floor of Oodi. You can book them via Varaamo

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The parking area of prams is situated on the 3rd floor in Children’s World. 
A parking area can also be found on the ground floor, where signs mark the area assigned for prams.

Story room is situated at the 3rd floor. 
Story room can’t be reserved for private occasions.

Further information and reservations at  Varaamo.

Oodi has two studios suitable for playing and rehearsing and one studio for recording. More information about the instruments and devices, our user regulations and reservations can be found in Varaamo.

The reading hall is in the second floor.

On the 3rd floor.

There are four smaller workspaces for 1-3 persons on the 2nd floor of Oodi. The rooms can be booked via Varaamo.

 

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