About us

The Finnish School Library Association

  • offers teachers, teacher librarians, principals, parents and students the forum to change ideas and experiences about developing and improving school libraries and school librarianship
  • nominates the school librarian of the year
  • takes up the opportunities of school libraries to support the curriculum and to enrich learning and teaching
  • provides information about local, national and international school library projects and developments
  • arranges study trips to outstanding school libraries
  • aspires to influence the national school legislation and school authorities to strenghten the status of school libraries in Finland
  • participates in the activities of international school library organisations

You can read our guidelines to a good school library here!

How to contact us:

Suomen koulukirjastoyhdistys ry
Kehrääjäntie 5B,
02660 Espoo, Finland

e-mail: suomen.koulukirjastoyhdistys@gmail.com

www.suomenkoulukirjastoyhdistys.fi

 

Board of the Finnish School Library Association 2017-2018

Arja Kangasharju, President
Teacher
arja.kangasharju(at)espoo.fi

Johanna Hirmasto, Vice President
Principal
johanna.hirmasto(at)espoo.fi

Helena Kajosaari, secretary
Teacher
helena.kajosaari(at)edu.hel

Susann Etzell
Teacher
susann.etzell(at)mattliden.fi

Henna Ylihärsilä
Teacher
henna.yliharsila(at)espoo.fi

Eija Halme
Teacher
eija.halme(at)kerava.fi

Management
of finances and membership:
Marja Rikaniemi,
Teacher
marja.rikaniemi(at)kolumbus.fi