Computer and other equipment

ASKO workstations

The library has 8 ASKO workstations. The use of workstations is free of charge. Computer workstations require a valid library card. The staff provides assistance in the general use of the workstations.

At the ASKO workstations you can access the Internet, e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, image editing and other software.

ASKO workstations may be booked in advance. Booking online is recommended, but bookings can also be made on premise or by phone: 09-310 85000.

All the computers can print A4 sized paper in either color or grayscale. Prints cost 0.40€ per sheet.

Patron workstations have access to digital materials such as music, art, and article databases plus encyclopedias and dictionaries acquired by the library.

HelMet terminal

At the HelMet terminal you can browse the entire catalogue of the metropolitan area’s city libraries. In addition this terminal allow you to reserve materials, renew your loans, check the status of loaned/reserved materials, and to book a time for a computer workstation at any HelMet library.

Media workstations

You can book media workstations equipped with image editing and desktop publishing software or a special workstation for video editing.

VHS-to-DVD device

Using a VHS-to-DVD device, you can transform old VHS cassette content to DVD format. There are three easy-to-use devices available, along with any guidance you may need.

Using your own laptop at the library

By means of the Stadinetti wireless internet connection (Wi-Fi) and accessories on loan, a patron can build a workstation of one’s own. Network connections can be made conventionally with a cable as well. One logs into Stadinetti with one’s library card number and the corresponding PIN-code. Visitors can acquire a temporary account number by sending an SMS message “stadinetti en” to +358 50 4937744 at the standard cost of your service provider.

Copying machine, printing

Copying machine

The photocopying machine makes A4 and A3-sized black and white copies. Copies cost 0.40€/page. The copier is self-service.


All workstations can print out A4-sized paper, either in color or grayscale. Prints cost 0.40€/page. Printouts can be collected at the circulation desk near the entrance.

Equipment for borrowing

  • e-book readers
  • videocameras
  • media workstations (in library use only)
  • iPad – tablets (in library use only)