E-materials at the Lastu Libraries


E-book collection at the Lastu libraries

Borrow e-books and e-audiobooks in the Lastu libraries Ellibs collection. Books are available in Finnish, English and Swedish. To borrow e-books and e-audiobooks you need your library card number. You can access the service by using an Internet browser or an Ellibs app on your mobile device.


Browse the e-book collections of all Finnish libraries. In this service you can also find e-books that are freely available to anyone.


E-Newspapers and e-Magazines


The ePress service has a large collection of Finnish newspapers, offering full digital replicas of the papers. ePress also provides access to back issues up to two years. The service is only available on Lastu library computers or by using the library’s wireless Internet network. Signing in to the service is not necessary.


Read magazines and newspapers from overseas. The service can be used at home, either by using an Internet browser or the PressReader app.

To access the service go to the PressReader website and select “Sign in”. From the menu that opens, select “Library or Group”. Type the word Lastu in the search field that opens and select “Lastu Libraries (offsite)”. Then type your library card number and PIN code in the fields.


Movies and Music


A Finnish film streaming service that has something to watch for the whole family. You can watch the films without restrictions on different devices. The service is in test use at the Lastu libraries in 2020.  

Naxos Music Library

A music listening service with mainly classical music. Pedagogical material is included as well. It is also possible to access the Naxos Music Library by using the NML app.

Naxos Video Library

A video library of classical music that has an extensive collection of operas, ballets, concerts and documentaries. To watch the videos on a computer, Adobe Flash Player software has to be installed on the Internet browser.


Online music instruction in Finnish. Lessons in singing and playing instruments.

The service can be used with the library card of the Lahti City Library.


Päijät-Häme Wiki contains information about the history, events, people and culture of the Lahti region.

Digitized materials

A part of older, copyright-free material in the Lahti City Library Päijät-Häme collection has been digitized. Most of the digitized material is non-fiction.

Kysy Päijät-Hämeestä

Lahden kaupunginkirjaston tietopalvelu vastaa Päijät-Häme -aiheisiin kysymyksiin Vellamon verkkotietopalvelussa.