Home library service
Pirkkala Library’s home service is intended for residents of Pirkkala for whom visiting the library is difficult due to old age, illness, injury or physical disability.
The home service provides clients with access to the library’s entire collection of fiction and non-fiction books, large print books, plain language books, audiobooks, magazines, newspapers, music and films.
The home service includes the collection of library material based on the client’s wishes and delivery to their front door according to agreement. Any library material to be returned is picked up at the same time.
The service is free of charge and exempts the client from any late or reservation fees.
Library services for communities
The library can supply assisted living facilities and other units in the municipality of Pirkkala with a small collection of library material based on requests every two months.
The library can also provide presentations on library services and reading recommendations or organise reading sessions for various communities according to agreement.
Celia is a national specialist library for people with print disabilities. Its collection includes tens of thousands of audiobooks that can be listened to via a smart device or computer. Celia also produces mp3 audiobooks that can be listened to with any devices capable of mp3 playback, books in Braille and tactile books.
Celia’s services are intended for everyone who has difficulties reading printed text due to injury, illness or some other comparable reason. Individual clients are registered as users of Celia’s audiobook service at the library, while community clients can register directly with Celia.
Read more on Celia’s own website.