Opening hours May 16th – September 15th
Weekdays (Mondays-Fridays): 8:15 am - 7 pm
(self service: 8:15-10:00 am)
   Saturdays and Sundays: Closed

Return items to Penninn bookstore outside op.hours
                                 GEFUM ÍSLENSKU SÉNS

News headlines

Reduced service because of work trip

Reduced service because of work trip

Dear patrons! We want to direct your attention to reduced service here at the library for the next three weekdays (24th, 27th and 28th of May) because of employees' work trip.
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Summer cup 2024 and new moomin glasses!

Summer cup 2024 and new moomin glasses!

Dear moomin loving patrons! You know what?! The summer cup 2024 has arrived!
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(answer) Friday quiz 2024 no. 19 - Wanna run the restaurant operations? (plus five differences!)

(answer) Friday quiz 2024 no. 19 - Wanna run the restaurant operations? (plus five differences!)

(answer) Dear patrons! It's Friday and we have an important announcement: The Municipal Library of Akureyri is looking for for someone to run the restaurant operations in the cafeteria at the Municipal Library! The Friday quiz is therefor a mix of an advertisement for that plus you can find five differences on the picture below!
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Whit Monday - closed today!

Whit Monday - closed today!

Dear patrons! Monday 20th of May is a public holiday - Whit Monday. Then the library is closed but we look forward to seeing you in fine spirits at 8:15 am tomorrow!
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Repairs and construction work in front of the library!

Repairs and construction work in front of the library!

Dear patrons! In the next days/weeks (probably throughout the month of May) some construction work will be done at Brekkugata, by the parking places and sidewalk in front of and below the library.
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Summer opening hours in 2024

Summer opening hours in 2024

Dear patrons! Winter opening hours are from 16th of September to 15th of May, summer opening hours from 16th of May to 15th of September. The only thing that changes are the opening hours on Saturdays ... we'll be closed!
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(answer) Friday quiz 2024 no. 18 - Human Library and seven differences!

(answer) Friday quiz 2024 no. 18 - Human Library and seven differences!

(answer) Dear patrons and booklovers! It's Friday and time for the ever-so-popular quiz! We connect this week's quiz to the Human Library, which is happening here at the Municipal Library on Saturday, May 11th, from 1-4 pm.
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Closed today on Ascension Day!

Closed today on Ascension Day!

Dear patrons! Today, May 9th 2024, is Ascension Day and the library is closed. We will see you in great mood tomorrow!
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Gardening tools to borrow!

Gardening tools to borrow!

Dear patrons! NOVELTY! - We are now offering gardening tools to borrow!
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The museum of lost bookmarks ...

The museum of lost bookmarks ...

"The museum of lost bookmarks and the readers who lost them" is a collection of lost bookmarks that have been left here at the library through the years.
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Events

New books to borrow

Interesting facts

- Pick-sticks and massage device in the library: Even in winter time, people like to clean up in their area and they can borrow so called pick-sticks for that.

- TV screen: The TV screen in the main desk area is situated at the conjunction of the old building and the new one. In that slideshow you can find a lot of useful and fun information related to the library.

- A late return!!! At a library in Australia in the year 2011, a book was returned ... 122 years after having been borrowed.