Library Services

Pälkäne's main library, "The Ark", is in Onkkaala, the town centre.

There is also a library in Luopioinen, in Kirkonkylä, the town centre, and also lending stations in Aitoo, Laitikkala, Salmentaka ja Sappee.

In Luopioinen library, with your library card and PIN code, it is possible to use their self-service system on any day of the week, from 07:00 in the morning until 21:00 in the evenings, except on Saturday, when it closes at 17:00

Also, the main library in Pälkane will experiment with a self-service system from 17.9.2018 - 31.12.2018 from 17:00 - 19:00. You can borrow and return books by yourself, with a supervisor on hand for assistance.

Mobile library services are supplied by Padasjoki municipality and the City of Hämeenlinna. NB! The Padasjoki library service will be suspended on 3.10.2018, at least for October.

The Pälkäne Library is part of the PIKI network, liking all of Pirkanmaa's Libraries, and offering various web-based services - click on the PIKI icon below for more details.

The national site also offers services in English, including their great "Ask a librarian" service - again, click on the logo's below for more details.

The PIKI library system terms and conditions can be found here. logo - EN logo - EN