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Venues and devices

Venues

Draama-hall

Draama-Hall

You can book Draama-hall for max. 50 people as of 12.5.

Draama-hall is suitable for lectures and culture events. It fits a maximum of 160 people at a time. Draama is located on the first floor of the main library. The entrance on Raastuvankatu is open from 9:00, and the general entrance on Kirjastonkatu from 10:00 to 20:00.

Room dimensions and equipment:

  • • Space size: 156,6 m²
  • • Number of chairs: 147
  • • Seminar tables for 40 people
  • • Lecture table and computer (Microsoft Office)
  • • Video projector
  • • DVD player
  • • Sound system and microphones
  • • Fixed adjustable ceiling spotlights
  • • 16 moveable stage units (dimensions 100 x 200 x 70 cm)

The equipment and the acoustic walls in Draama are specially designed to meet the requirements for speech. The set-up of the inventory (chairs and tables) varies with the arranger’s wishes and requests. The space is suited for those who are handicapped.

Book Draama in Finnish

Further information:

  • • Markku Keho, tel. 040 842 4398
  • • Jarmo Pajuluoma, tel. 040 567 2487
  • • kirjasto.draama-sali@vaasa.fi

Event space Venny

Venny

You can book Venny for max. 40 people as of 12.5.

Located on the second floor of the main library, Venny is suitable for smaller events and meetings. The space is available for booking free of charge for non-commercial purposes. Venny fits 40 persons.

A projector and a screen are available for additional cost. Payment by cash or credit/debit card, at the main library Info desk (1st floor). Own PC required, no sound system available.

To arrange catering for your event, please contact Café Proosa (daytime events only). You can also provide your own catering and refreshments (no alcohol); please note that you will be responsible for cleaning up after the event.

Book Venny in Finnish.

Further information:

  • • Markku Keho, tel. 040 842 4398
  • • Jarmo Pajuluoma, tel. 040 567 2487
  • • kirjasto.draama-sali@vaasa.fi

Meeting and study rooms

Group study room Essee

You can book Essee for max 15 people as of 12.5.

Located on the first floor of the main library, Essee is suitable for meetings and studying. It may be booked free of charge for non-commercial purposes.

The room is equipped with a 65" HDTV, HDMI and Displayport plugs and adapter for VGA.

Book Essee:

  • • kirjasto.info@vaasa.fi
  • • 06-325 3533
  • • Info desk at the main library

Exhibition premises

Art gallery Teema

Art gallery Teema may be booked for art exhibitions.

The gallery is located in the main library, on the second floor, next to the Music and arts section.

  • • Exhibition space dimensions: length circa 21 metres, width circa 3 metres, ceiling height circa 4 metres
  • • Picture hanging system: picture rails
  • • Picture rail height from the floor circa 3 metres
  • • 32 movable picture hooks with wire

Please notice! Exhibitions open on the weekday following the installation, and close one weekday before the removal.

Book an exhibition premise in Finnish.

Further information:

  • • Max Bäckman, tel. 040 183 1956
  • • max.backman@vaasa.fi

Display cases

The main library has two lockable glass display cases suitable for small and light exhibition items. Display cases A and C are located on the first floor. The display cases may be booked free of charge.

Book an exhibition premise in Finnish.

Further information:

  • • Max Bäckman, tel. 040 183 1956
  • • max.backman@vaasa.fi

Exhibition premises Gallery

Gallery, the corridor gallery space is located on the first floor of the main library and has 45 picture hooks. Gallery may be booked for exhibitions.

Book an exhibition premise in Finnish.

Further information:

  • • Max Bäckman, tel. 040 183 1956
  • • max.backman@vaasa.fi

Devices

Mobile charging station

The main library entrance hall. A charging station for mobile devices. Ask for a key at the Info desk.

Computers

This is the library’s customer computer, which uses the Google ChromeOS operating system and offers a simple and easy way of using a computer and web resources. The Chrome computers are based on the fact that all services and applications are handy on the web.

On the customer computer you can use the Chrome web browser, create or modify documents, use cloud services and USB-memories, print, watch or listen.

Laptops for borrowing

Borrow a laptop with your library card. The laptops are for in-library use only, and you can borrow them for 4 hours at a time. Available in the main library, Variska library, and Suvilahti library.

The laptop will start when you open the lid or press the power button. When you are finished, log out, close the lid, and return the laptop to the customer service desk.

If a laptop is not returned, the library will send the borrower an overdue notification and an invoice, in accordance with the library regulations. The replacement price for a laptop is 322.40 €.