In Spotlight

In the In Spotlight –category you will find articles regarding Library Channel’s programs and current subjects.

The Library of Parliament – 100 Years of Openness

The story of parliament’s library is part of the history of finnish society. Started in 1913, the library’s openness sets a good example of finnish democracy. There’s only a few […]

Tale of a Library will be published on 13th of November 2017

You have entered Finland’s most popular cultural service when you open the door of your local library or study your library’s collection online. Libraries have lived with the flow of […]

Online livestream from the seminar Reshape 2019

Reshape 2019 gathers librarians and other professionals from different countries to the newly opened, amazing Helsinki Central Library Oodi May, 6th – 7th, 2019. This year’s theme is Reshaping Lives […]

New website on Finnish libraries published

  Börje the Reading Assistance Dog, Hunt the Mole game, open data applications and a mobile library shared and operated across country borders in Lapland are some examples of the […]

Librarychannel.fi’s new interface brings clarity and quickness to the user

Librarychannel.fi’s user interface has been modified during the spring. The changes have made the site clearer to use and programmes are now easier to find. Additionally the site is now […]

Library Connection – 10 years of co-operation

Library Connection documentary is now ready and available for viewing at Kirjastokaista. It can be downloaded, embedded on any site and be shown anywhere without limitations. The city of Vantaa […]

Library Channel renews its language versions

Library Channel has three language versions: Kirjastokaista in Finnish, Bibliotekskanalen in Swedish and Library Channel in English. Earlier all the programs were included in all the versions. We renewed the […]

Libraries Now! – Inspiring, Surprising, Empowering

The World Library and Information Congress 2012, 78th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, will take place at the Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre in Helsinki, Finland.

From collections to connections – Reshape-conference inspired library specialists

RESHAPE – Designing the future of the library -conference gathered library and service design specialists from fifteen different countries to Helsinki, Finland. The conference manifested the idea of libraries as […]

Finland celebrates 100 years of independence with books

Finland is the most literate country in the world, according to a new report from Central Connecticut State University. It’s the first study to analyze large-scale trends in literate behaviour […]

Designing Today, Destination Tomorrow: Libraries equipped to serve and innovate

New libraries are currently being planned or have recently been completed in many cities around the world. New technologies and changes in individual behavior alter the way in which we […]

Cycling for Libraries community is expanding!

It’s an unconference, a cycling trip and a movement. Cycling for Libraries event was held for the third time this summer. Gathering together one hundred librarians and library lovers, cyc4lib […]

Behind the scenes: READing Dog Sylvi

Library Channel has many cooperation partners who produce videos of their own which can also be seen on the Library Channel website. One of these partners is Liisa Rossi who […]