Updated information for our visitors during the Covid-19 pandemic

The Reading Room at the Provincial Archives of Åland is open to visitors. We ask that all our visitors follow the general guidelines for hygiene and social distancing during their visit.

Our reading room

Our services

Reading Room

Everyone is welcome to make use of our resources in our Reading Room during the opening hours. Our Reading Room consists of 14 desks for researchers, a microfilm and a micro card reader, as well as computer access to various online resources. We also offer various catalogues and registers to assist You in Your research. Our skilled staff is always happy to help You.

You can find our opening hours in Contact info & Opening hours

Copying service

We provide copies of estate inventories, certificates of registrations of title, wills and other documents to our customers. As of 1 July, 2020 the price for a regular copy is 0,50 euros / A4 page. Price for certified copies is 1,50 euros / A4 page.

Please consult our price list for additional fees


Our library has a wide collection of literature related to the history and autonomy of Åland and its surrounding areas. We collect and acquire books that have a central role in the local history, as well as literature that is connected to the archives we keep. We also have a collection of genealogical books and books of law.

A majority of the titles are available for loan. Borrowing and returning of books happens via the service desk at our Reading Room. Please notice that all loans are to be signed off with a receipt. The lending period is 30 days.

Our books are catalogued at Bibliotek.ax

Published 18.10.2018
Updated 18.6.2020