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December opening hours and library self-service during Christmas break

December opening hours and library self-service during Christmas break

07.12.2020 10:59

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Opening hours during December

HAMK campus library staff will be on campus at the following days from 9.30 am – 12 noon and 1 pm – 3 pm:

  • Evo and Lepaa on Wednesdays 9.12. and 16.12.
  • Forssa and Mustiala on Tuesdays 8.12. and 15.12.
  • Riihimäki on Fridays 11.12. and 18.12.
  • Valkeakoski on Thursdays 10.12. and 17.12.
  • Hämeenlinna University Centre Library is open Mon – Fri till 18.12., staff will be available from 9 am – 12 noon and 1 pm – 3 pm. 

NOTICE: The outdoors of Evo and Riihimäki campuses are closed. You can access the premises with a key card.

21 December 202010 January 2021 all HAMK libraries are CLOSED

NOTICE: Inter-library loan service is closed from Thursday 17 December to Sunday 10 January. Library neither orders nor delivers inter-library loans during that time.

Mon 11 Jan 2021 onwards, see opening hours from the webpage.

Library self-service during Christmas break

You can access all HAMK libraries as self-service during Christmas holidays. You will need your HAMK key card to access the library and your library card to borrow books with the library self-check machines. You can also use the library computers and space for studying. Please see more detailed information about library services during Christmas holidays below.

Library self-service

  • You can access the library with your HAMK key card (you will also need to have a valid library card and your library fees must be less than 10 €).
  • Library self-service is possible when the access to the building is permitted.
  • You can borrow and return books using the library self-check machines. (Your loans will show up in your library account immediately.)
    • For borrowing books, you will need a library card or the library card barcode. You can find your library card barcode in you library card, in your account in HAMK Finna.

Return boxes

  • If you don’t have a key card access to the library, you can return your loans in the return boxes outside the library doors.
  • You can also return loans in the return box outside building D (in Visakaarre street) in Hämeenlinna University Centre in case you can’t enter the building.
  • You will see the returned books in your library account when they are returned in the library system. We will do this when the library is open again in January.

Reservations

  • We will deliver all book reservations after the holidays.

Inter-library loan service

Inter-library loan service is closed from Thursday, Dec 17th to Sunday, January 10th. Library neither orders nor delivers inter-library loans during that time.

HAMK Finna and e-materials

  • HAMK Finna and e-books, e-journals and e-databases are available 24/7 with your HAMK username and password also during Christmas break.

Help with information search

Customer service

  • We will reply to your emails and phone calls when we are back from our holidays.

Due dates and library fees

  • Renew your loan in HAMK Finna to get the 11th of Jan as the due date.
  • During the library Christmas break there will be no due dates or late fees for your loans.
  • If you have library fees, you can pay them in HAMK Finna with your credit card or Finnish banking details.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year for everyone!

Let’s count days for Christmas. Check the library’s Advent calendar every day to find something new and exciting! Advent Calendar 2020

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