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Library and Information Services

HAMK library is open to everyone, and its printed collections are available for all to use.


HAMK Finna is the library interface through which you can easily and quickly find all the materials offered by the library.

Library opening hours and contact information

HAMK library customer service is available at all seven campuses. Our remotely services by phone and email are available according to the Hämeenlinna University Centre library service hours: from Monday to Thursday 9 am to 3 pm, and on Friday from 10 am to 3 pm. We will help you through the same phone number and email address about matters concerning any campus library.

Tel. +358 3 646 4700

With the Libgo video device, you can ask for assistance at the campus libraries in Evo, Forssa, Lepaa, Mustiala, Riihimäki, and Valkeakoski.

Hämeenlinna

Customer service hours in HAMK Finna.

The library doors are open on weekdays from 8 am to 4 pm, when anyone is welcome to come borrow and return books independently.

Self-service for HAMK students and staff outside of service hours.

Address

Vankanlähde 9, N-building, 2nd floor – Parking on the Vankanlähde side behind the N-building.

When the library is closed you can return your loans at the return boxes outside the library doors in buildings C and D, 2nd floor. There is also a return box outside building D, in Visakaarre street, next to the main entrance where you can leave your loans when the building is closed.

Postal address

HAMK kirjasto, Visamäentie 35 A, 13100 Hämeenlinna

Accessibility

The library is located on the second floor with an elevator and entrance on both sides in C and D buildings. Entrance from C building is accessible (a ramp). Entrance from D building has a small doorstep. The library’s doors are quite heavy, and they do not open automatically.

Self-check machine’s height can be adjusted from the buttons on the side of the table. HAMK Finna browsing computers can also be adjusted, but it requires pushing the table downwards.

Library shelves are tall. You can find one and two step stepladders on the end of the shelves. Shelf numbers are listed on the end of the shelves.

The library customer service desk has a hearing loop (audio induction loop).

Facilities and equipment

Printing, scanning and copying

There is a multi function printer (Konica Minolta) for printing, scanning and copying in the library. You will need to log in and release your prints with your HAMK key card or your HAMK username and password. You can colour print, scan and copy A4 and A3 on the multi function printer. Printing and scanning are also available in the campus computer labs.

The armchairs and sofas with worktops in the library are free to use, and there are also laptops and tablet stands.

Group workspaces

There are three group study rooms in the Hämeenlinna university centre library. They are called Ida, Juuli and Theseus. The rooms are for six people each and they all have a big screen in them. Reserve them in Tuudo. You can use the library for studying outside the library opening hours with your HAMK key card.

Quiet work spaces for working alone are available in B-Building, rooms B-163-171. Book a space in Tuudo.

Evo

Customer service hours in HAMK Finna.

Self-service for HAMK students and staff outside of service hours.


Visiting address

Saarelantie 1, 16970 EVO

Postal address

HAMK kirjasto, Visamäentie 35 A, 13100 Hämeenlinna

When the library is closed you can return your loans at the return box located in the library reading room. Please note that books returned to the box will be processed once a week when the library has customer service hours. If the due date is before that, there will be a late fee.

Accessibility

The library is located on the second floor with elevator access. The library’s doors do not open automatically.

Self-check machine’s height can be adjusted from the buttons on the side of the table.

Shelf numbers are listed on the end of the shelves.

Facilities and equipment

Printer is not available in the library. Student printing can be found in the cellar.
Scanner is located in the library reading room.
You can use the library reading room for group studying.

Forssa

Customer service hours in HAMK Finna.

Self-service for HAMK students and staff outside of service hours.


Address

Wahreninkatu 11, 30100 Forssa
Visiting address: Kehräämö, D-block, 2nd floor

Postal address

HAMK kirjasto, Visamäentie 35 A, 13100 Hämeenlinna

When the library is closed, returns can be left in the return box in the corridor next to the library door. Please note that books in the return box are usually processed once a week on the day the library is open. If the due date is earlier, a late fee will be charged.

Accessibility

The library is located on the second floor with elevator access. The library’s door is very narrow, but the other side of the door can be opened too.

Self-check machine’s height can be adjusted from the buttons on the side of the table.

Library shelves are tall. There is one stepladder for use. Shelf numbers are listed on the end of the shelves.

Facilities and equipment

There are three computers in the library.
You can print to the campus multi function printer FO-3krs-copier, from all the computer labs. The printer is located in the lobby in the third floor. Colour printing is also available.
You can use the campus multi funtion printer as a scanner.
There is a group study room for 4 – 6 people in the library. You can book the room by signing the booking list attached to the group study room door.

Lepaa

Customer service hours in HAMK Finna.

Self-service for HAMK students and staff outside of service hours.


Address

Lepaantie 129, 14610 Lepaa

Postal address

HAMK kirjasto, Visamäentie 35 A, 13100 Hämeenlinna


When the library is closed you can return your loans at the return box outside the library front door. Please note that books returned to the box will be processed once a week when the library has customer service hours. If the due date is before that, there will be a late fee.

Accessibility

The library is located on the first floor. The library’s door does not open automatically.

Self-check machine’s height can be adjusted from the buttons on the side of the table.

Library shelves are tall. There is one stepladder for use at the back of the library space in front of the staff’s space. Shelf numbers are listed on the end of the shelves.

Facilities and equipment

Printing is only available in the computer labs. There is no printer in the library.

A scanner is available in the library.

You can use the library reading room for group studying.

Mustiala

Customer service hours in HAMK Finna.

Self-service for HAMK students and staff outside of service hours.


Address

Mustialantie 105, 31310 Mustiala
Visiting address: Uusi päärakennus, 2. floor

Postal address

HAMK kirjasto, Visamäentie 35 A, 13100 Hämeenlinna


When the library is closed you can return your loans at the return box outside the library front door. Please note that books returned to the box will be processed once a week when the library has customer service hours. If the due date is before that, there will be a late fee.

Accessibility

The library is located on the second floor with no elevator access. Please contact the library customer service if you cannot access the library.

Self-check machine’s height can be adjusted from the buttons on the side of the table.

Library shelves are tall. Shelf numbers are listed on the end of the shelves. The shelf number map is located on the wall next to the door between the study space and library space.

Facilities and equipment

There is a multi function printer (Konica Minolta) for printing, scanning and copying in the library reading room. You can colour print, scan and copy A4 and A3 on the multi function printer.
You can use the library reading room as a group study room. There are two big tables for 10 and 12 people each and two quiet chairs.

Riihimäki

Customer service hours in HAMK Finna.

Self-service for HAMK students and staff outside or service hours.


Address

Kaartokatu 2, 11100 RIIHIMÄKI
Visiting address: B-wing, 2nd floor, access from the stairs behind the campus info desk.

Postal address

HAMK kirjasto, Visamäentie 35 A, 13100 Hämeenlinna


When the library is closed you can return your loans at the return box outside the library front door. Please note that books returned to the box will be processed once a week when the library has customer service hours. If the due date is before that, there will be a late fee.

Accessibility

The library is located on the second floor with elevator access. The library’s doors do not open automatically.

Self-check machine’s height can be adjusted from the buttons on the side of the table.

There are both tall and short shelves. There are two stepladders for use. Shelf numbers are listed on the end of the shelves.

Facilities and equipment

There is a multi function printer KonicaMinolta for printing, scanning and copying in the campus D wing, on the 2nd floor. There is no printer or scanner for students in the library.
There are two computers, group study rooms and two two-person study spaces in the Learning Lounge next to the library. The Learning Lounge is free to use for group study as well.

Valkeakoski

Customer service hours in HAMK Finna.

Self-service for HAMK students and staff outside of service hours.


Visiting address

Tietotie 1, 37630 Valkeakoski
Visiting address: Lotilantie 16 (A-building)

Postal address

HAMK kirjasto, Visamäentie 35 A, 13100 Hämeenlinna


When the library is closed you can return your loans at the return box outside the library front door. Please note that books returned to the box will be processed once a week when the library has customer service hours. If the due date is before that, there will be a late fee.

Accessibility

The library is located on the first floor. Access through building B. Doors in buildng B open automatically, doors in building A do not. There is a slight uphill between the building when coming to building A.

Self-check machine’s height can be adjusted from the buttons on the side of the table. Library shelves are tall. There is one stepladder next to the staff’s room. Shelf numbers are listed on the end of the shelves.

Facilities and equipment

Students can print on the Konica Minolta printer in the lobby. The printer has colour printing option.
You can use the library reading and computer spots for group studying. There are four computers in the library.

Customers who are not HAMK students or staff

Loans, returns and pick-up of reservations are possible mainly at the Hämeenlinna University Centre. If you are not visiting Hämeenlinna, you can arrange for book returns by contacting customer service. Make reservations by sending an e-mail to hamk.kirjasto@hamk.fi.

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