Library buildings

Both buildings of the Seinäjoki main library are architecturally noteworthy. There are 50 years between the completion of the buildings, so there are lots of differences but also similiarities. The Apila-library is located so near the famous Aalto centre that it has affected the design….


Apila-library

Number of staff in the whole library is about 55 persons. The new library Apila is only a part of the main library. The whole main library consists of two buildings: the new Apila and the old main library designed by Alvar Aalto. The old…


Aalto-library

capacity is 6700 m3. It functioned as the main library in 1965–2012. In 1968 it became a provincial library and now it is a central library for 18 municipalities. During 2012–2015 it was renovated to its original state. Since 2015 it has been part of…