In the Literature and Culture -category you will find Library Channel’s author interviews, reading tips, book introductions, reading campaign videos and other promotional videos regarding reading.

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Gadget Island is a learning game that supports Pre-School curriculum goals in teaching kids about media awareness and information technology skills. The game will be published 13.11.2015. You can play […]

In this short interview, Sujata Massey tells interesting facts about how Rei Shimura, her curious, truthful and justice searching Japanese-American main character, was born and what kind of problems the […]

Richard Russo performed at the Prosak Prose Club organized by Nuoren Voiman Liitto in September of 2012 at the National Theater’s Lavaklubi in Helsinki. In the video David McGuire from […]

Meet Finnish Authors in IFLA 2012, Helsinki 15.8.2012: Meet Seita Parkkola, her intense and ambitious prose takes young readers into the vivid battle between good and evil. Read more: FILI, Finnish […]

Meet Finnish Authors in IFLA 2012, Helsinki 14.8.2012: Meet Matti Rönkä, an author and TV-journalist, whose interesting and topical crime novels are in a league of their own.

Meet Finnish Authors in IFLA 2012, Helsinki 13.8.2012: Meet Monika Fagerholm, award winning Finnish-Swedish author, whose works capture and present moments, moods and mysteries. Read more: FILI, Finnish Litterature Exchange Author: […]

Meet Finnish Authors in IFLA 2012, Helsinki 13.8.2012: Meet Tove Appelgren, a Finnish-Swedish author and theater director whose children’s books depict ordinary family life with a humorous twist. Read more: […]

Meet Finnish Authors in IFLA 2012, Helsinki 15.8.2012: Meet Johanna Sinisalo, award winning science fiction and fantasy writer – breaker of genre barriers. Read more: FILI, Finnish Litterature Exchange Author: Johanna […]

Meet Finnish Authors in IFLA 2012, Helsinki 14.8.2012: Meet Leena Lehtolainen, the bestselling female crime author in Finland. Crime respects no gender roles. Read more: FILI, Finnish Litterature Exchange Author: Leena […]

Banned books: 24th December Santa Claus, Father Christmas, presents Donald Duck (1934) by Walt Disney. The Entresse Library in Espoo, Finland and FAIFE (IFLA Committee on Freedom of Access to […]

Banned books: 23rd December Terhi Nikulainen, chief librarian (retired), presents The Interpretation of Dreams (1900) by Sigmund Freud. The Entresse Library in Espoo, Finland and FAIFE (IFLA Committee on Freedom […]

Banned books: 22nd December Miguel Figueroa from ALA Office for Diversity presents The House of the Spirits (1928) by Isabel Allende The Entresse Library in Espoo, Finland and FAIFE (IFLA […]

Banned books: 21st December Joonas Nevalainen, librarian, presents On the Road (1951) by Jack Kerouac. The Entresse Library in Espoo, Finland and FAIFE (IFLA Committee on Freedom of Access to […]

Banned books: 20th December Chris Crutcher, author, presents Deadline (2007) by himself. The Entresse Library in Espoo, Finland and FAIFE (IFLA Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom […]

Banned books: 19th December Jan Usher, Curator from National Library of Scotland, presents The Well of Loneliness (1928) by Radclyffe Hall. The Entresse Library in Espoo, Finland and FAIFE (IFLA […]

Banned books: 18th December Sinikka Vuola, author, presents Kiss of the Spider Woman (1976) by Manuel Puig. The Entresse Library in Espoo, Finland and FAIFE (IFLA Committee on Freedom of […]

Banned books: 17th December Barbara Jones, Director of OIF and David Dorman, Executive Director of FTRF, presents Lady Chatterley’s Lover (1928) by D.H. Lawrence. The Entresse Library in Espoo, Finland […]

Banned books: 16th December Markku Lehikoinen, librarian, presents Tintin in the Land of the Soviets (1930) by Hergé The Entresse Library in Espoo, Finland and FAIFE (IFLA Committee on Freedom […]

Banned books: 15th December Lena Sundström, librarian, presents Pippi Longstocking (1945) by Astrid Lindgren. The Entresse Library in Espoo, Finland and FAIFE (IFLA Committee on Freedom of Access to Information […]

Banned books: 14th December Stuart Hamilton, IFLA Director of Policy & Advocacy presents In Utero (1993) by Nirvana. The Entresse Library in Espoo, Finland and FAIFE (IFLA Committee on Freedom […]

Banned books: 13rd December John Birch from National Library of Scotland presents Maus (1972-1991) by Art Splegelman. The Entresse Library in Espoo, Finland and FAIFE (IFLA Committee on Freedom of […]

Banned books: 12th December Olli Myyrä, librarian, presents One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967) by Gabriel Garcia Márguez. The Entresse Library in Espoo, Finland and FAIFE (IFLA Committee on Freedom […]

Banned books: 11th December Jani Nieminen, author and librarian presents Lolita (1955) by Vladimir Nabokov. The Entresse Library in Espoo, Finland and FAIFE (IFLA Committee on Freedom of Access to […]

Banned books: 10th December Liam McArthur, Member of Scottish Parliament, presents Animal Farm (1945) by George Orwell. The Entresse Library in Espoo, Finland and FAIFE (IFLA Committee on Freedom of […]

Banned books: 9th December Pirkko Ilmanen, librarian, presents The Catcher in the Rye (1951) by J. D. Salinger. The Entresse Library in Espoo, Finland and FAIFE (IFLA Committee on Freedom […]

Banned books: 8th December Kai Ekholm, National Librarian, presents Howl and Other Poems (1956) by Allen Ginsberg. The Entresse Library in Espoo, Finland and FAIFE (IFLA Committee on Freedom of […]