Sampola library return and service section to be renovated

Published 31.10.2018 16.12

The library will be closed for renovations for a week at the turn of November and December. Customers will still be able to return items and pick up reserved items in Sampola during the renovations.

The services section of Sampola library will be renewed during the renovations. New return and lending machines will be installed along with new customer service desks. A new self-service return area will also be implemented. The same system is already in use at the Koilliskeskus, Kaukajärvi, Messukylä and Tesoma libraries. The reading room will also be reorganised so that the customer computers will be located at one end of the room and the magazines at the other.

Returns and picking up reserved items possible during renovations

While Sampola library is closed for renovations, you can visit the other libraries in the Tampere City Library network. The libraries closest to Sampola are the main library Metso, Nekala library and Koukkuniemi library. You can return your loans at any PIKI library. The return chute in Sampola is also in use during the renovations. Loan times for items borrowed from Sampola library will not expire while the library is closed. You can renew your loans and pay library fees as usual in the PIKI online services of the libraries.

Reserved items can be picked up at the Sampola library tietotori during opening hours, i.e. Mon–Fri from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sat from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you wish to change the pick-up location for any reservations that have not arrived, you may do so in the online library services under My Pages.

Aamulehti and Helsingin Sanomat newspapers will be available for reading in the library lobby during the renovations.


Further information

District Library Director Taina Sahlander Tel. 040 773 6725