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Rooms for Recreational Activities

Rooms for Recreational Activities

The libraries have spaces for different recreational activities.

Hollola Library

The Hollola Main Library offers you a sound-proof music practice room. The equipment in the room includes

  • a piano
  • an acoustic guitar + amplifier

You may also bring your own instruments into the music room. There is not a lot of space but at least two people at a time can use the room quite well. The room may be used free of charge. It can be reserved either when visiting the library or by calling 03-8803 270.

At the loan desk you may ask for a portable DC player and headphones to listen to records in the library. To get the DC player of headphones you have to hand in your library card to the staff at the loan desk.

Lahti City Library

Take into consideration that from the first on June only one person at a time may enter to rooms for recreational activities.

Piano Room

The Lahti Main Library has two piano rooms. The rooms may be reserved for up to two hours a day. You may only have one upcoming reservation at a time.

In the sound-proof rooms you can practice the piano or play your own instrument. One of the rooms is somewhat bigger, so you can ask for this room if you need a little more space. A metronome is available at the service desk.

A piano room can be reserved when visiting the library or by calling 044-4163 517.

Game Room

The game room in the Lahti Main Library Music Department is open daily during the library’s opening hours. The room may be used by five people at a time, and  1-4 people can play at the same time, depending on the game. There are games for people of different ages. The age ratings of the games have to be followed. The game room may be reserved for up to two hours a day, and you may have one upcoming reservation at a time.

Reservations

Tel. 044-4163 517
or at the Music Department service desk

Game Consoles

  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4
  • Nintendo SNES Classic Mini

Additional Equipment

  • PS4 Camera
  • Singstar microphones
  • Xbox One Kinect motion sensor

Studio

The studio in the Lahti Main Library Music Department provides you with the tools to compose and record your own music. It is also possible to record speech or other sounds.

Three recording programs – meant for different purposes - have been installed on the computer used for recording. In addition, you can find several virtual instruments that can be used freely.

You can get started in the studio without any equipment of your own but you may bring with you your own instrument, for example an electric guitar or bass.

The recording programs in the studio:

Steinberg Cubase 8 Artist
Image-Line FL Studio 12
Steinberg Sequel 3

A Windows-based PC is used for studio recordings. The computer has the capacity for recording purposes.

Sound card: Focusrite Scarlett 2i2

Monitors: KRK RoKit RP5 G3

Focusrite CM25 large diaphragm microphone
Shure SM58 singing microphone
Focusrite HP60 studio headphones
Line6 Mobile Keys 49 MIDI keyboard
Pop filter

In addition, the Music Department has an acoustic Ibanez AW3000 guitar, which can be used in the library, for example for recording music in the studio. Ask for the guitar at the service desk.

You may reserve the studio when visiting the library or by calling 044-4163 517. You need a library card to use the studio. First-time studio users get guidance from the staff. After that, you may use the studio on your own. The studio may be reserved for up to three hours a day, and you may have one upcoming reservation at a time.

TV Room

The Lahti Main Library Music Department has a TV room, where you can watch films, TV series or concerts and listen to music on a vinyl player. Films may also be watched in 3D format. You can watch live TV as well. The TV room is open daily during the library’s opening hours. You may watch your own films or borrow something to watch from the library’s large collection. The age ratings of the films have to be followed. The TV room may be reserved for the duration of the film or concert.

Equipment in the TV room:

Samsung 3D television
Denon Blu-ray player
Denon amplifier
Jamo 5.1 sound system
Audio-Technica AT-LP120 vinyl player

3D Films to Be Watched in the Library:

The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn
Edge of Tomorrow
Itse ilkimys 2
Näin koulutat lohikäärmeesi 2
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
Salainen valtakunta
Walking with Dinosaurs
X-Men: Day of Future Past

Reservations

Tel. 044-4163 517
or at the Music Department service desk