Two (2) important things found in Finnish libraries

In the beginning, I would like to ask one question “What is the value of libraries nowadays?” ICT and electronic devices have developed rapidly, and it enables us to access...

A Quick Leap Into Future Library

Luckily just before the coronavirus crisis, German business students Elisabeth von Babo and Johannes Baumann completed their Erasmus internship in Finland. The three-weeks work period all over Espoo City Library...

Русскоязычная библиотека: как прошёл 2019?

Services of the Russian Library (the same way as Multilingual Library in Helsinki) are available for everyone living in Finland, not only for those living in Helsinki Metropolitan area. Russian...

Why Do We Need a Music Community in Espoo City Library? Reflections from NextLib 2019.

During the past two and a half years we have created a community around active music making in Espoo City Library.    In our community, 50-100 amateur musicians and music...

No fancy buildings, but making people’s life better

Espoo City Library is a really, really good library. In some things, anyway! And we have a popular Youtube -contribution to prove it. Our strategy has a new motto: For...