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Jyväskylä City Library - Regional Library of Central Finland

Children's and Young Adults' Department

Main library, 2nd floor
Address: Vapaudenkatu 39–41
Tel. +358 14 266 4113

The Children's and Young Adults' Department is a place for learning and enjoyment. Whether you are looking for poetry, facts about the Vikings, music, comics or story books, we can help you! If you have to make a presentation, our staff will guide you in searching for information.

Children under 15 years old can have their own library card. The child's loans are the responsibility of the guardian. More information about library cards can be found here.


The staff at the library are just for you and you can always ask them for help!
The staff help you to find information on a subject you are interested in or when you want to find something nice to read. They also offer guidance on how to use the library and how to find material you are looking for or the shelves, where it can be found.

Story Time Sessions

Story Time Sessions are organised at the Main Library as well as at the library’s local branches. Children 3-6 years old are welcome to listen to tales and stories. At the Main Library, the Story Time Sessions are held in the fairytale room “Peukaloinen”, located in the Children’s Department. There are no Story Time Sessions during school holidays.

Listening to Stories and Music

There is a workstation in the Children’s and Young Adults' Department where customers can listen to stories and music.

Internet PC and CD-ROM Games Computer

There is a computer with Internet connection for customer use in the Children's and Young Adults' Department. This computer is meant for the use of children under the age of 15 and it can be booked for one hour at the time. The Children’s Department has also one computer that can be used to play CD-ROM games and it does not need to be pre-booked.
Make a booking for the Internet PC here. (sign-in by using your username and password)

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