The file contains statistics related to loans of various volumes from Vantaa City Library since January 2004 on different tabs. A volume is a piece of material belonging to the library’s collections, such as a single book, magazine, video recording or sound recording.

The Mikkola Library was closed on 1 June 2013, and the patient library at Katriina Hospital was closed on 10 September 2014. Because of renovations or indoor air problems, the Pänkinärinne library was closed almost the whole of 2016 and the whole of 2017. The Sotunki Library operated throughout 2016.


The tab Lainat (Loans) contains the number of volumes borrowed from Vantaa City Library by collection and month starting from January 2004. The collections are divided into locations, departments (adults, children, music) and collections (e.g. data for borrowing, reference library, depository). If the department or collection is “unspecified”, the volume’s department or collection is not defined in the library’s material database.


  • toimipaikka / location
  • osasto / department
  • kokoelma / collection
  • vuosi / year
  • kuukausi / month
  • nidelainat, kpl / loans, pcs

Interlibrary loans

The tab Kaukolainaus (Interlibrary loans) contains the numbers of volumes sent or received by Vantaa City Library as interlibrary loans by location and year from 2007 onwards. Interlibrary loans are volumes received from or sent to libraries other than those in the Helmet consortium (Vantaa, Helsinki, Espoo and Kauniainen city libraries).


  • toimipaikka / location
  • vuosi / year
  • annetut niteet, kpl / volumes sent, pcs
  • saadut niteet, kpl / volumes received, pcs

Data and Resources

Additional information

Administrator Vantaan kaupunki / Kulttuuri- ja kirjastopalvelut
Administrator's webpage
Published 26.02.2014
Updated 16.05.2024
Update frequency
Geographical coverage
Time series starts 1/2004
Time series accuracy
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
How to reference Source: Number of loans from the city libraries of Vantaa. The maintainer of the dataset is Vantaan kaupunki / Kulttuuri- ja kirjastopalvelut. The dataset has been downloaded from Helsinki Region Infoshare service on 26.05.2024 under the license Creative Commons Attribution 4.0.
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