Jyväskylä’s libraries – open for everyone!



Mattilanniemen kirjasto

Central Finland’s largest information and learning environment is open to all!

The Open Science Centre in the University of Jyväskylä will provide reliable library and museum services to its customers. The Centre familiarizes science with the general public by collecting, preserving, studying and exhibiting items related to the past and present of the University of Jyväskylä, cultural history and the diversity of nature. Anyone can use the scientific library collections and both cultural and natural history collections. In addition to the wide variety of academic materials and numerous e-books, the library provides a depository collection, which includes hundreds of thousands of domestic publications ranging from the 1400s to the present day. Book exhibitions, book and publication sales, and a national radio and TV programme archive enrich this learning and information environment for the benefit of it´s customers.

Go to the Open Science Centre

JAMK:in kirjasto

Library of JAMK University of Applied Sciences

We provide up-to-date services and collections for professional purposes. Besides JAMK students and staff, we serve everyone in need of practical, work-oriented information. In addition to printed books and journals, our collections comprise an extensive number of theses and electronic resources ranging from business to nursing, technology to music, and pedagogy to natural resources.

Our library units are located in Jyväskylä (Rajakatu, Pitkäkatu, and Piippukatu) and in Tarvaala, Saarijärvi.

Go to JAMK Library.

Jyväskylän kaupunginkirjasto

Jyväskylä City Library – Regional Library of Central Finland

The library is close to you! The full-service main library, diverse branch libraries and mobile libraries are where you are.

We provide a large collection of books, music, cinema, newspapers and periodicals. We organize story time sessions, children’s theatre and concerts, reading diplomas, booktalks, exhibitions and displays, courses and other events.

Our online-library provides library services and offers news, novelties and recommendations.

Go to City Library.

HUMAK University of Applied Sciences, Jyväskylä Library


Go to HUMAK Library

Gradia College Library

The library of secondary vocational education provides up-to-date material in the respective fields of our schools, ranging from Beauty Care, Travel and Tourism; to Welfare Technology, Business and Logistics. We serve everyone in need of information but our main customer base consists of the students and teachers of Gradia College.

Our libraries are pleasant learning environments and important study facilities for students. The College Library serves customers in three library units in Jyväskylä.