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Newspaper Reading Room

Newspaper Reading Room is located in the Main Library basement with its own entrance (east end of the building).

Newspaper Reading Room's
Opening hours are the same as Main Library's

Tel. 044 417 4427

Reading room staff:

Vesa Reponen
tel. 044 417 4427
e-mail vesa.reponen(at)

Library Assistant
Maija Pitkänen
tel. 044 417 4434
e-mail maija.pitkanen(at)


In addition to the large collection of magazines and newspapers in the Reading Room, each of the library branches has its own smaller collection. Especially noteworthy is the Music Library's collection of music magazines and periodicals.
All magazines are loanable except the newest number of each magazine. Newspapers are not loanable.

List of available magazines and newspapers

Two databases of Finnish newspaper articles called Arto and Aleksi are accessible from the library terminals.

ePress - digital copies of Finnish newspapers

The database is accessible from the library terminals

You can use the worldwide Library Press Display newspaper portal to read newspapers from all around the world. The portal includes more than 1000 newspapers from 82 countries in 39 languages. The papers are digital copies from paper originals and available soon after the publishing date of the original, many of them already on the same day.

Newspapers in the Regional Collection

Newspapers on microfilm