Use of the Library

Use of the Library requires registration. To become registered, please fill in the application form in advance or when you visit the Library. 

The Library is open subject to agreement. Please contact the library to agree a visit.

The entrance to the Library is through the side door (Rauhankatu 19B) nearest to the National Archives, where there is a signpost to the Library. At the door there is an entry phone by which customers can establish contact for opening the door. Library staff will come to meet customers in the waiting area.

Books can also be returned to the book return box at Rauhankatu 19B, 9.00–16.30 weekdays.

Not all publications can be borrowed: some are for reference only and extracts can be copied in the Library facilities. This applies to, for example, periodicals, statistical data, reference works and annual reports. The Library also provides inter-library loan services. The prices are indicated in the Library’s rules and regulations.


Books can be searched for using the Library search. The search covers Bank of Finland and Financial Supervisory Authority printed publications that can be borrowed. The search does not provide information on availability. To check the availability of a particular book, please contact the Library.

The Bank of Finland’s online publications are available in the institutional repository.

Special collections

The Bank of Finland Library’s collections specialise in literature in the fields of monetary and foreign exchange policy, banking and financial markets, as well as the monetary economy in general. The Library also houses, for example, the following special collections:

From the past

Publications over the years: