Midsummer opening hours
On June 22, libraries are open 10 - 16, with the exceptions of Karttula, Riistavesi and Vehmersalmi libraries, which are closed. Kurkimäki library is open 12 - 16, and Maaninka branch library 9 – 15.
Mobile library Elina operates 10 – 16.
Mobile library Aulis operates 9 – 12.
Koillis-Savo mobile library operates 9 – 19.
All libraries are closed June 23 – 25, and the mobile libraries are out of service.
Renew your loans or make a reservation
If you wish to renew your loans or make reservations, you have to be logged in on the library website. For the login, you need your library card number and a personal, 4-digit pin code. The pin code is given to you at any of our libraries; please bring a photo ID with you.
Log in on the top bar of the page or click here.
Neulamäki library closed during renovation starting from May 29th until September 17th
For materials borrowed from Neulamäki library, there are no due dates when the library is closed. It is possible to return materials of Neulamäki to any other Kuopio city library. Return drop box of Neulamäki library is closed during renovation. If you have reserved items and chosen Neulamäki library as pick-up library, your reservations will be available for pick-up in the main library during Neulamäki library’s renovation.
Bookmobile will stop near Neulamäki library on Tuesdays June 6th, June 13th and June 20th, from 3:15 PM to 3:45 PM.
Jynkkä library closed from June 26th to August 6th due to moving to new facilities
Starting from May 15th 2017, longer loan periods apply to the materials borrowed from Jynkkä library. There are no due dates during Jynkkä library’s closing time. Materials of Jynkkä library can be returned to any other Kuopio city library. If you have reserved items and chosen Jynkkä library as pick-up library, your reservations will be available for pick-up in the main library during Jynkkä library’s closing time.
Jynkkä library will open in the new local service centre (address: Maitotie 2) on Monday August 7th at 1 PM.
During autumn 2017, Jynkkä library will become the first self-service library of Kuopio, which means that the library is available for library users also in the evenings and weekends.
Nilsiä Library will undergo renovation between September 4, 2017 and February 28, 2018.
During this time, the library will operate in temporary facilities at Nilsiä Municipal Office building. The library will be completely closed between August 7 and Sept 3, 2017 as well as from March 1 to April 3, 2018.
The temporary library will be open as follows: Mon 13-19 Tue, Thu, Fri 10-16 Wed closed (library services available to pupils at Nilsiä Primary School)