Nälkälinnanmäki, Tottinkatu 6a
Mon-Thu 11-19, Fri 10-17, Sat 10-14
Saturdays closed in the summer
+358 44 417 4429 information
+358 44 417 4424 renewing of loans
+358 44 417 4427 newspaper reading room
Main library magazine hall
Mon-Wed 11-19, Thu-Fri 10-17, Sat 10-14
Saturdays closed in the summer
+358 44 417 4427
+358 44 417 4431
Kangastie 3, Savonranta
+358 44 417 4437
Mon, Wed 10-16, Tue, Thu 12-19
Mobile library "Käkriäinen"
+358 44 417 4433
Timetables available in libraries
Books, printed music and sound recordings: four weeks
Magazines: two weeks
Videocassettes, DVD's and CD-ROM's: one week
Reference library loans: overnight or over weekend
Interlibrary loans: according to the rules of the sending library
Loan period may be extended max. five times if there are no reservations for the material.
Materials on the library
Fiction and non-fiction books
Simplified and large print books
Books on all fields of knowledge
Vocabularies, codes of law, encyclopedias, reference books
Picture books and fairytales
Newspapers and magazines
Finnish and foreign newspapers and magazines
Professional, hobby and scientific magazines
Magazines for children and youth
All kinds of music
Hobby and teaching programmes
Maps and navigational charts
Microfilms and microfiches
Statistics and standards
Local collection in the main library
Books, newspapers, magazines and other material about Savonlinna
(no home loans)
Borrowing and using the material in the library is free.
Reservation fee 1 €
1st overdue notice 2,5 €
2nd overdue notice 6 €
3rd overdue notice 12 €
Lost, damaged or unreturned material must be compensated.
Interlibrary loan fee 5 €
Potential fees of other libraries are charged according to their rules
Renewal of a lost library card 2 €
Photocopies 0,50 €
Photocopying cards 3 € and 6 €
Transparencies 0,50 €
Printer outputs (black and white / colour) 0,30 € / 0,50 €
Sending of a telefax 1 € / 1st page; 0,20 €/ the following
Plastic bags 0,20 €
Paper bags 0,40 €
Possible fees and compensations must be paid fully always before the end of a year.
Maximum amount of unpaid fees and compensation is 10 €. After that loaning is prohibited.
The library card costs you nothing. You can get the card from the library by showing your identity card. Children under 15 years must have a parent's permission.
If you lose your library card, you get a new one for a charge. Inform immediately the library of the loss, as the owner of the card is responsible for all the material borrowed with his/her card.
Always inform the library about the change of name or address.
You can use the same library card in Savonlinna main library, the music library, mobile library and Savonranta, Enonkoski, Kerimäki and Punkaharju libraries. Keep your library card always with you.
Services of the library
Information services free of charge
Information retrievals from Finnish online and cd-rom-databases
Brochures on events, exhibitions and education
Training in the use of the library for student groups
Presentation of the library for groups
Savonlinna town library is a part of the library network. If the material you need is not available it can be asked from other libraries. For interlibrary loans there is a charge.
Terminals for public use except for the mobile library. You can also search information in the web library Web-Origo (a link in the library's home page).
Access to the Internet. Time limit either 15 minutes, 30 minutes or one hour. Free wireless network (WLAN) in the main library.
Microfilm and microfiche reading equipment in the main library.
Photocopying machines except for the mobile library.
The personnel of the library gives you advice in the use of the collections and answers your questions.