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Freely available online materials



  • Areena AudioWide selection of audiobooks and radio plays in Finnish (and some in Swedish) on Yle Areena.

For Children

  • Children’s library Children’s literature in variety of languages.
  • Iltasatu – Bedtime storiesOffers classic fairy tales in Finnish as well as new children’s literature in Finnish.
  • LukulumoLukulumo is a multilingual picture book service specially designed for multilingual families. Contains books that can be read in multiple languages.
  • Papunet – Downloadable and printable books in simple Finnish. Also educational games in English.

Films and video materials

  • Elonet offers hundreds of feature films, thousands of advertisement films, documentaries, and short films from the collections of the National Audiovisual Institute of Finland.

Digitized materials

  • Digi.kirjastot.fiDigital resource of local heritage from public libraries of Finland. Contains for example digitized books, magazines, photographs, and sound recordings.
  • Finna.fiFree access to materials from the collections of Finnish libraries, museums, and archives.
  • World Digital LibraryBooks, manuscripts, and maps from all over the world.