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Helsinki Central Library Oodi


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Address:
Töölönlahdenkatu 4
00100 Helsinki

Postal address:
Helsinki Central Library Oodi, P.O. Box 10455, 00099 HELSINKI

Telephone: +358 9 310 85000
E-mail: oodi@hel.fi


Opening hours:
Perusaukiolo 2022: Until Dec. 31, 2023
- Mon-Fri 8am-9pm
- Sat-Sun 10am-8pm
Date period: Dec. 23, 2022 - 8am-6pm
Jouluaatto: Dec. 24, 2022 - Closed
Joulupäivä: Dec. 25, 2022 - Closed
Tapaninpäivä: Dec. 26, 2022 - Closed
Date period: Dec. 31, 2022 - 10am-4pm
Uudenvuodenpäivä: Jan. 1, 2023 - Closed

Opening hours

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Description:
Oodi is a venue for events, a house of reading and a diverse urban experience.
It will provide its users with knowledge, new skills and stories, and will be an
easy place to access for learning, story immersion, work and relaxation. Oodi
is a library of a new era, a living and functional meeting place open for all.



Web sites:
Keskustakirjasto Oodin verkkosivut , Oodin laite- ja tilavaraukset

Operated by:
Culture and Leisure Division, Culture
Kuva kohteesta

Accessibility

The route to the main entrance

  • The 2 accessible parking spaces are located outdoors over 10 m from the entrance. The width of the parking spaces is at least 3.6 m.
  • The pick-up and drop-off area is located in the vicinity of the entrance, giving easy access to the pavement.
  • The route to the entrance is smooth and sufficiently wide and illuminated and it uses movement-guiding surface material.

The main entrance

  • The entrance is hard to perceive but illuminated
  • The doors connected to the entrance are hard to perceive. Outside the door there is sufficient room for moving e.g. with a wheelchair. The door opens automatically with a motion sensor.

In the facility

  • The customer service point has 4 floors.
  • For moving around, there is a lift, which can hold a wheelchair; the door opens automatically. The floor numbers in the lift can be felt with fingers. The button for the exit floor stands out from the other buttons. (The minimum dimensions for an accessible lift are width 1.1 m and depth 1.4 m.)
  • The facility uses movement-guiding surface material.
  • The doors in the facility are hard to perceive.
  • The facility has a toilet marked as accessible on floor -1. The toilet door cannot be easily opened and closed.
  • A second toilet marked as accessible is located on floor 2.
  • A third toilet marked as accessible is located on floor 3.
  • The service point has a fixed induction loop in the customer service desk, lecture room, auditorium.

The entrance \Southern entrance\

  • The pick-up and drop-off area is located in the vicinity of the entrance, giving easy access to the pavement.
  • The route to the entrance is guided, smooth and sufficiently wide and illuminated and it uses movement-guiding surface material.
  • The entrance stands out clearly and is illuminated. There is a canopy above the entrance.
  • The doors connected to the entrance are hard to perceive. Outside the door there is sufficient room for moving e.g. with a wheelchair. The door opens automatically with a motion sensor.
  • The customer service point is located on the same floor as this entrance.

The entrance \Northern entrance\

  • The route to the entrance is smooth and sufficiently wide.
  • The entrance is hard to perceive
  • The doors connected to the entrance are hard to perceive. Outside the door there is sufficient room for moving e.g. with a wheelchair. The door opens automatically with a motion sensor.
  • The customer service point is located on the same floor as this entrance.


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