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“Kalle and Keijo’s library classification” is a humorous video about library classification. The animation’s creator, Tuomas Toivainen, is also known for creating the “Hullu – hullumpi – yläaste” animation series […]

Tale of a Library is a documentary film made as a tribute to libraries. The documentary tells the story of the library from the late 18th century to the present […]

Building of the central library begins in fall 2016 and it will be completed in 2018 to celebrate the centennial of Finnish independence. The library is the Finnish Government’s official […]

In the Author-Dogs -series JP Koskinen tells us how his dog affects his work as a writer and everyday life. Take a walk with Koskinen and his Soft-coated Wheaten Terrier Hugo […]

Lemminkäinen is the young hero of Kalevala, a proud and courageous soldier. The different phases of Lemminkäinen’s story comprise an essential part of The Kalevala, the national epic of Finland.

In the Author-Dogs -series Timo Parvela tells us how his dogs affect his work as a writer and everyday life. Take a walk with Parvela and his Lancashire Heelers Muru […]

Cycling for libraries is a politically and economically independent international unconference and a bicycle tour starting from Copenhagen, Denmark to Berlin, Germany May 28. – June 6. 2011. The event […]

In the Author-Dogs -series Sirpa Kähkönen tells us how her dog affects her work as a writer and everyday life. Take a walk with Kähkönen and her mixed-race dog Nelli […]

Choreographing content, Facebook strategy, giving multiple perspectives on a single subject and the overconcern with the death of libraries. This and much more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your […]

Cycling for libraries was a politically and economically independent international unconference and a bicycle tour for librarians and library lovers from Copenhagen, Denmark to Berlin, Germany May 28. – June […]

The video tells about a bookmobile that drives around not only in Lapland but also in Norway and Sweden. The video includes interviews with the bookmobile driver and customers. The […]

Banned books: 1st December UBC University Librarian and IFLA president Ingrid Parent presents The Wars (1977) by Timothy Findley. The Entresse Library in Espoo, Finland and FAIFE (IFLA Committee on […]

Cycling for libraries is a politically and economically independent international unconference and a bicycle tour starting from Copenhagen, Denmark to Berlin, Germany May 28. – June 6. 2011. The event […]

The multilingual library is your library, no matter where you live in Finland. The Multilingual Library collection at Pasila Library in Helsinki contains materials in more than 80 languages for […]

The Entresse Library in Espoo, Finland and FAIFE (IFLA Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression) have together created the world’s first Banned Books video calendar. […]

Ville Oksanen (Electronic Frontier Finland) talks about Lex Snowden, a citizens’ legislative initiative that would criminalize excessive surveillance of citizens and enhance protection of whistle-blowers in Finland. Reporter: Päivikki Karhula […]

IFLA’s Secretary General Jennefer Nicholson attended the EBLIDA-NAPLE Forum in Helsinki, Finland. She talked about IFLA and the significance of its annual conference. She also expressed some general thoughts on […]

Sinikka Sipilä, Secretary General of the Finnish Library Association is interviewed by Tuula Haavisto, Director of Libraries in the City of Tampere. They discuss on Sinikka Sipilä’s experiences in the […]

The World Library and Information Congress 2012, 78th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, will take place in Helsinki, Finland. The theme of the congress is Libraries now – Inspiring, Surprising, Empowering! […]

Cycling for libraries is a politically and economically independent international unconference and a bicycle tour starting from Copenhagen, Denmark to Berlin, Germany May 28. – June 6. 2011. The event […]

Banned books: 2nd December IFLA President-elect 2011-2013 Sinikka Sipilä presents The Egyptian (1945) by Mika Waltari. The Entresse Library in Espoo, Finland and FAIFE (IFLA Committee on Freedom of Access […]

Libraries are for sure important places. In fact, they can contribute to creating a stronger society. By providing information and related services, they may actually even help individuals in rising […]

Cycling for libraries is a politically and economically independent international unconference and a bicycle tour starting from Copenhagen, Denmark to Berlin, Germany May 28. – June 6. 2011. The event […]

We get information about the book boat which travels around the islands that don’t have road connections. The book boat has been sailing on the sea over 30 years and now gives […]

Live-stream recording from the Announcement Event 14th of June 2013 in Helsinki Music Centre. Winners and the other Rewards of the Open International Helsinki Central Library Competition “The Heart of […]

Cycling for libraries is a politically and economically independent international unconference and a bicycle tour starting from Copenhagen, Denmark to Berlin, Germany May 28. – June 6. 2011. The event […]

Cycling for libraries is a politically and economically independent international unconference and a bicycle tour starting from Copenhagen, Denmark to Berlin, Germany May 28. – June 6. 2011. The event […]

Banned books: 3rd December Librarian Juha Kortesluoma presents Mein Kampf (1925-1926) by Adolf Hitler. The Entresse Library in Espoo, Finland and FAIFE (IFLA Committee on Freedom of Access to Information […]

Live-stream recording of IFLA 2012 session on 14th of August 2012. Libraries today and tomorrow: a force for change in our transforming societies? President’s Theme Session 14 August 2012 09:30 […]

Cycling for libraries is a politically and economically independent international unconference and a bicycle tour starting from Copenhagen, Denmark to Berlin, Germany May 28. – June 6. 2011. The event […]