More information and reservation via Varaamo https://varaamo.espoo.fi
Blood pressure monitor
Borrow from customer service desk. Check availability from Helmet: Verenpainemittari (haku.helmet.fi)
Borrow a laptop
The desktop computers are on the first floor near the main antry.
LAPTOPS: Borrow a laptop from a laptop kiosk on the second floor, to be used during your visit in the library. You need to have your library card, and a pin-code.
Container for papers to be destroyed
Copy machine (color)
Voit kopioida värillisiä ja mustavalkoisia kopioita A4 ja A3 kokoisena.
You can play the library’s digital piano without booking a time slot if the space is not being used for other purposes. You can borrow headphones from the customer service point in the lobby.
A selection of exercise and sports equipment for loan.
Playstation, Wii, Xbox. The game consoles are in the Youth section and Children's World. The games are available at the Children’s World Mon-Fri at 13-18. During other times and weekends, according to demand and situation. You can play Wii- and Playstation3 games that are allowed for all ages. The number of players is max 4 at one time. Read more
The library has music rooms. For more information, check the Varaamo website. You can also borrow instruments from the library. Use the Helmet search function to check availability. Read more
Laser distance meter
Borrow from customer service desk. Check availability from Helmet: Laseretäisyysmittari, Helmet.fi
Media work station
Further information and reservations at Varaamo
Objects to loan out
You can borrow different objects and machines from library. To see the full list, see Helmet database (link).
Power consumption meter
Borrow a power consumption meter from customer service desk. Check availability from Helmet: Energiamittari in Helmet database Read more
In Sello Library there are three multi-function printers (colour), 2 in first floor and 1 in second floor. Read more: Printing and copying in Espoo libraries, Helmet.fi Read more
Multifunctional machines (copy machines) have a scanner that can scan onto a USB-stick.
Self check-out and return machines
Option to use the self check-out and return machines for checking out and returning material.
You can borrow different objects, tools and machines you don't need every day from the library. To see the full list, see Helmet database (link).
Available through the library’s customer service point. Check availability through the Helmet search function.
More information and reservation via Varaamo: Vinyl cutter (varaamo.espoo.fi)
Use entrance C to the left of the library’s main entrance to find the book drop. It is located on the staircase landing. The book drop is open Mon–Fri 7:30–8:00 and 20:00–21:00 and Sat 7:30–10:00. The return date for items returned through the book drop is the next day the library is open. If you use the book drop, it is always at your own risk.
Book crossing shelf; a shelf for exchanging customer’s own books. Please only bring books in good condition few at a time.
Cafes and restaurants
Card payment option
All common payment cards accepted. Contactless payment option also available. No cash accepted.
Help available for the use of a computer, mobile phone, tablet and other mobile devices and e-services. More info on digital support. Digital Support (helmet.fi)
Dogs are allowed in public areas. Dogs are not allowed in meeting rooms or music rooms.
Enter ry's IT help for seniors
Enter ry offers weekly digital support sessions for senior citizens. Contact your library to check the day and time.
Library tours, collaboration between schools and library, and teaching how to use the library
You can read about the KULPS Library Path here (in Finnish).
On Fridays throughout the year, a movie is shown in the children’s section Lastenmaa at 18:00. The movies are selected together with children. The movie is often in Finnish.
Open on Saturdays
Open on Sundays
There is a pool table for over 12-year-olds in the youth section. You can book a time slot at the library.
Registering as a Celia online customer
Celia’s services are intended for people who have difficulty reading printed texts due to a disability, illness or other similar reasons. You can sign up as a customer at the customer service point.
Self-service pick-up for reservations
You can pick up reserved books from the reservation shelves in the lobby and borrow them using the self-service machine.
You can print multicoloured and black and white documents in sizes A4 and A3. You can print from your own device. Copying, printing, and scanning at the Espoo city library | Helmet
Services for children
The library has a lot of material and other services for children.
Information about game hours here.
The City of Espoo’s Service Point
The City of Espoo’s Service Point is located at the library. Read more about its services here.
Visiting Sello Library
Choose Espoo_asiakas from the wireless network list and accept by clicking "Hyväksy".
The library has many board games available. Some of them you can borrow and others can be played at the library.
ePress: e-newspaper service (Finnish magazines and newspapers)
No more information
Newspapers and the most recent magazines are available in the newspaper reading room.
PressReader - foreign magazines and newspapers
No more information Read more
Promentor: online language courses
No more information Read more
Rockway: online music courses
Akseli-hall, a multifunctional room on the second floor, can be reserved for meetings, lectures or events. Seats for max 60 people, with desks for 30. Reservations are only for groups that contain at least 5 people. There is a computer, microphone, BD-player and a data projector. Fees: - free of charge for all associations, Espoo city units and housing companies in Espoo - companies are charged 100 € / starting hour. It is possible to order refreshments. Please see -> Cafes and restaurants! Reserve online: https://varaamo.espoo.fi More info: helmet.fi/sellospaces or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org Read more
Cultural space is on the second floor, near fiction and and poetry. There is an area with sofas and chairs where Book Clubs, writer interviews, knitting clubs are held. For more information, please see the page helmet.fi/selloorganize Read more
Please see the page Art exhibitions for more information. Read more
Lounge / Stage
The large entrance lounge with a stage on the first floor can be reserved for events, fairs, competitions and shows. Wireless microphones. Chairs for 100 people available. More information on the page "Organizing public events in Sello Library" - on helmet.fi/sello. Calendar: https://varaamo.espoo.fi Read more
Meeting room Elina
Elina. A small meeting / group workroom for about 7 people on the second floor. There are chairs, a sofa and a table, flipboard/whiteboard and a digital screen. Free of charge. Online booking: https://varaamo.espoo.fi Read more
Meeting room Mauri
A meeting room to fit 8 people on the library's second floor. Reservation and more information in Varaamo. Read more
There are 2 music rooms in the Music department that you can reserve. One of the rooms has a piano and the other one a baby grand piano and a harmonium. You may use the music rooms for 4 hours / week. There is also an electric piano you can play without booking. Online booking:https://varaamo.espoo.fi. For further information, please contact the Music department service desk or call 09 816 57607. Read more
Online booking: https://varaamo.espoo.fi. Available for customers of 15 years of age or over who own a Helmet -library card, photo ID and have basic IT knowledge. Orientation is compulsory. Studio is primarily intended for recording music. For further information, contact: phone number 09 816 57607. Studio equipment: Logic Pro 9 / Logic Pro X, Universal Audio Apollo sound card, large and small acoustic diaphragm condenser, midi-keyboard, electronic drums, el. bass, el. guitar and electro acoustic guitar. Read more
On the second floor there are three reading rooms: A study hall with 30 desks with own lights for studying, and two smaller rooms for quiet studying, working and reading. These rooms cannot be reserved. Read more
Stage. The large entrance lounge and the stage on the first floor can be reserved for events, fairs, competitions and shows. Wireless microphones. Chairs for 100 people available. Enquiries: email@example.com. Please see the page helmet.fi/sello -> Organizing public events in Sello Library Read more
Event space in the first floor.