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E-books

The e-book collection of the Lapland libraries

To borrow e-books from the collection of the Lapland libraries you need your library card number and the PIN code.


Naxos Spoken Word

Mostly audiobooks and radio plays in English, but also some in French, German and Portuguese. Naxos Spoken Word has both fiction and nonfiction: classics, memoirs, business literature and language courses

You log in with your library card. The amount of users at one time is restricted. .

The Classics Library

The Finnish classics library is free for all.


E-library

Browse e-materials of all the libraries in Finland. Some e-books are available for all. The service is free for all.


Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free e-books. Classics in Finnish and a lot of other languages. The service is free for all.


National Biography of Finland


6000 short biographies of renowned Finnish people. You can use the service on the library’s computers. Some of the articles are free for all.

Onleihe


The Onleihe is Goethe-Institut’s digital library. It has a variety of German language e-books, audio books, movies, materials for German language learners, magazines and newspapers available for downloading.

E-newspapers and e-magazines

ePress

Finnish newspapers as digital editions. You can use the service on the library’s computers and in the library’s wireless network. .

Press Reader 


Over 7000 newspapers and magazines from over a 100 different countries.

You can use the service on the library’s computers and in the library’s wireless network.

You can also use the service remotely by logging in to your account in Lapinkirjasto.finna.fi. You will find a link to Pressreader at the top of “Your Checked Out Items” page

You can also use the service by installing the free Pressreader app (iPhone/iPad, Android, Windows) on your device. With the app you can download magazines in the library’s wireless network. By using Pressreader in the library’s network you will also be able to read the magazines outside the library for 72 hours after your visit. (iPhone/iPad, Android, Windows)

HS aikakone

Old numbers of Helsingin Sanomat newspaper digitized (1889-1997). You can use the service in the library’s network.

The newspapers are searchable and you can print pages. Unfortunately not all digitized numbers are of a high quality, and especially big pictures can be unfocused.

How to use HS aikakone:

1. Go to www.hs.fi/aikakone www.hs.fi/aikakone.
2. Click “Kirjaudu” in the top right corner.
3. Click “Kirjaudu yritystunnuksilla” in the bottom of the form that opened..
4. Click once more on “Kirjaudu” (you don’t need to fill in a username or a password).

Historical newspaper archive


Get to know Finnish history with digitized newspapers. The National Library of Finland has digitized all Finnish newspapers from 1771 to 1929. The service is free for all.

Music

Naxos

A streaming platform for music and audiobooks in other languages than Finnish. Log in with your library card. The amount of users at one time is restricted. You can use Naxos services anywhere.

Naxos Music Library

Hundreds of thousands of records of classical music. One listening session is limited to two hours.

Naxos World Music

A comprehensive collection of world music from different parts of the world.

Naxos Music Library Jazz

Thousands of jazz records.

Naxos Video Library

A video streaming platform. Concerts, operas, ballets and plays and documentaries and teaching materials. The music is mostly classical but there is also some jazz and world music. The documentaries are about a wide range of subjects in the fields of art, history, geography and sights.

Rockway

A Finnish service for teaching to play musical instruments.

Fono.fi

A search engine of music records of the Finnish Broadcasting Company Yle. The service is free for all.

All Music Guide

All Music Guide is a comprehensive and in-depth database for finding out more about music albums, bands, musicians and songs. The service is free for all.

Lapin kulttuuri kuvina

Lapin kulttuurihistoriallisia verkkosisältöjä.

Lapponica - kysy Lapista

Populappi

Rovaniemen kaupunginkirjaston musiikkiosaston ylläpitämään PopuLappiin on koottu valtava määrä lappilaisia populaarimusiikin tekijöitä historian alkuhämäristä nykypäivään.

Populappi

Kysy Lapista

Kysy Lapista -verkkotietopalvelu vastaa Lappia ja saamelaisia, muita pohjoisia ja arktisia alueita, niiden luontoa, kieliä ja kulttuureja koskeviin kysymyksiin.

Lapin kulttuuri kuvina