Welcome to the Library of Parliament

The Library of Parliament is open to the public. In addition to serving the Parliament of Finland, the library serves all who need parliamentary, legal, or social and political information.

Library Ascension Day opening hours 2016
The Library of Parliament will close at 16.15 on Wednesday 4 May. The library will be closed on Thursday 5 May.
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 Library's News



The opening hours of the Library during Christmas timehttps://www.eduskunta.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/opening-hours-of-library-during-christmas-time.aspxThe opening hours of the Library during Christmas time2015-12-18T12:45:00Z
Service break in SELMA database 14.–15.11.2015https://www.eduskunta.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/service-break-in-SELMA-database.aspxService break in SELMA database 14.–15.11.20152015-11-12T11:15:00Z
Application period for Library’s researcher places 9–23 November 2015https://www.eduskunta.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Library-researcher-places-.aspxApplication period for Library’s researcher places 9–23 November 20152015-11-09T06:00:00Z
Library summer opening hours https://www.eduskunta.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/library_summer_opening_hours-.aspxLibrary summer opening hours 2015-06-15T08:00:00Z
Application period for researcher’s placeshttps://www.eduskunta.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Application-period-for-researcher’s-places.aspxApplication period for researcher’s places2015-05-11T07:15:00Z
Two book scanners in the libraryhttps://www.eduskunta.fi/EN/tiedotteet/Pages/Two-book-scanners-in-the-library.aspxTwo book scanners in the library2015-04-23T06:15:00Z

 Information packages



Information package on civic engagementhttps://www.eduskunta.fi/EN/tietoaeduskunnasta/kirjasto/aineistot/yhteiskunta/Kansalaisvaikuttamisen_tietopakettiInformation package on civic engagement
Finland as a State information packagehttps://www.eduskunta.fi/EN/tietoaeduskunnasta/kirjasto/aineistot/yhteiskunta/suomi-valtionaFinland as a State information package

 The Library in the social media


Selma collection database

Search for books, journals and articles.


These pages provide information on loans, information services, equipment, training, the reading room and the researchers’ room. Here you can also find information on the archival services.

Materials and library subjects

Learn more about the library collections and search for information in topical information packages compiled by our specialists on the Library’s areas of expertise.

Welcome to the Library of Parliament

These pages give information on the Library, our staff, our publications and the history of the Library.