News and contact information

Exceptional opening hours due to the covid-19

From 19.1.2021, library’s service desk will be open for library card pick up
on Mondays and on Thursdays from 11 to 13.

Be prepared to identify yourself with producing an identity card with a photograph.

If you are not able to visit library in service desk opening hours, please call tel. 050 311 9545 to make the appointment with library to pick up your library card. The calling time is Mon-Fri from 10 to 14.

In other issues (payments, renewals etc.) contact us online Mon — Fri from 10 to 14.

There is no customer service available at the library. If you necessarily need to pick up your library card or pay library payments, please contact the library and make an appointment in advance.

Self-service library is open Mon — Fri from 7 to 17. Studying at the library facilities is not possible. 

Please, check possible exceptions.

All unnecessary moving around on campus premises should be avoided. A face mask must be worn at all times, also at the library.

Contact us

Karelia University of Applied Sciences
Tikkarinne 9

Customer service

tel. +358 50 311 9545 (also WhatsApp)
email: library(at)

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Head of Library and Information Services Pekka Malvela, tel. +358 50 326 0450
Other staff: firstname.lastname(at)
Staff’s contact information on Intra and on Pakki

Publications: julkaisut(at)
Aqcuisition: hankinta(at)
User education: library(at)
Theses and Theseus: opinnayte(at)
Interlibrary loans: kaukopalvelu(at)