Tritonia Vaasa open with limited service 15.05.2020

Update 21.8.2020: Read about the autumn opening hours and services.


Tritonia Vaasa will open with limited service on Monday 1.6. Opening hours during summer 1.6-30.8 are Mon 11-17, Tue-Thu 11-16, Fri-Sat closed. Summer opening hours are in effect until August 23th.


Tritonia Allegro is closed until 16.8. If you need books from Allegro, please contact during the period 1-25.6.


Borrow and return on a self-service basis

Customers can pick up reservations, and borrow and return print material, on a self-service basis. For the self-service loans machine, you will need your library card and pin code. If you have forgotten your code, you can change it in Finna.


Customer service

During library opening hours, you can summon library staff for assistance. Customer service is also available via e-mail, phone and chat.


E-mail and phone:

  • Loans services 029 449 8258,
  • Information service 029 449 8258,
  • Janitors 029-449 8250,


Library facilities and resources

The reading spots, reading rooms and group study rooms will be kept closed. A few PCs are reserved for quick printing and copying is also possible. Remember to disinfect the devices after use with disinfecting wipes for this purpose.



We pay extra attention to the safety of our customers and staff. To prevent infection, we ask our customers to keep a good hand hygiene and keep a distance of 2 m to other customers and staff. About 30 people can visit the library simultaneously.


Do not visit the library if you have flu symptoms, even mild symptoms.


Due dates

Borrowed books will fall due gradually during the three first weeks in June, to avoid crowding. All short loans are to be returned by 1.6. The changes in the database will be made 18.5. Check due dates for your loans in your own Finna account. During summer, overdue fees will accrue as normal.


Remember that you can renew your loans throughout the summer, if there are no reservations! We ask our customers to cancel reservations which are no longer necessary. Reservations that haven’t arrived yet can be cancelled through your Finna account.


Reservations that have arrived during the state of emergency can be picked up by 4.6.


Returning books 

If you are living elsewhere and cannot renew your loan because it is reserved, you can send the book by mail to the address: Tritonia PL 331 65101 Vaasa. Please also send an e-mail to


Interlibrary loans

A limited interlibrary loans service is available from 1.6 until Midsummer, we primarily order articles. If you however are in urgent need of an interlibrary loan for your thesis, contact to check the alternatives. The interlibrary loans service is on vacation 22.6 -31.7.20.

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