Opening hours may change during hollyday seasons (easter, summer, christmas), and closed during public hollydays. The Librarys front page will have updated opening hours during the hollyday seasons.
How to use the library
To borrow from the library, you need to have a library card. Getting a library card is free of charge.
Fill out a Library Card Application and bring it to the Circulation desk. Proof of identification is required. You may fill out the application online, but you must show ID at the Circulation desk in order to receive your library card. To get a library card, you must have a permanent address in Norway.
How long may I borrow materials?
When you have your library card, you can borrow books, e-books, audiobooks, music CD or magazines for up to 4 weeks at a time. We also have a collection of DVDs, and these can be borrowed for up to 2 weeks at a time. If no one else has requested the material you have borrowed, you can renew it up to 3 times.
We can order books from other libraries, both fiction and non-fiction books. We get book deliveries from other libraries twice a week.
We have free Wi-Fi in the library; just ask at the reception desk for the user name and password. You can print out from our computers at a fee of 3-8 NOK pr. page. Color copies cost extra. You may scan documents to a USB stick, but you need to bring your own USB stick.
If you fail to deliver what you borrow in time, you will get at fine. The fines for adults are first time 40 NOK, second time 72 NOK and the last fine is 105 NOK. If you do not deliver the borrowed material after receiving the last fine, you will be asked to pay a replacement fine.
If you loose or destroy something you have borrowed from the library, you have to pay a fine for the replacement of this items. The amount depends on the material lost.
|Material||Fine for lost item|
|Adult book||475 NOK|
|Childrens book||340 NOK|
|DVD series||Market value|
|Audio books (adult)||496 NOK|
|Audio books (children)||444 NOK|
|Special/Rare items||Market value|
|Lost library card (adult)||35 NOK|
|Lost library card (children)||24 NOK|
E-books and Library-app
E-books in Norwegian are available for downloading. Please ask about the mobile app /program Bookbites in the Library. Bibliofil-app is now available for tablets and mobile phones with newer versions of Android and iOS. This is an app that makes it easy to locate the library's services. It has full access to search, booking and borrower sites.
Start up the app, select library and log in as usual with your patron number and PIN. Switching between libraries is easily done from the top menu on the screen. The app provides access to all Bibliofil libraries.
If you have any more questions, please contact us in our opening hours at phone number 66 10 72 20, or send us an email at email@example.com.
Are you New in Norway?
Are you new to Norway and would like to learn Norwegian?
We also have a "New in Norway" section, that is located on the second floor. The section contains language courses, dictionaries and books about Norwegian society. We also have books that are adapted for easier reading. We subscribe to the weekly newspaper “Klar Tale” – so you can catch up on Norwegian news in an easy format.
Interrested in Genealogy?
In the basement we have our archive, with among other things old copies of the local newspaper, Eidsvoll blad, some on paper, and other on microfilm.
Take a look at this list, for tips about how to do genealogy in Norway.
You can also look at the The Norwegian-American Historical Association, a private organization that works towards helping individuals with, among other things, genealogy.
Due to a fire in 1883, Eidsvoll is missing a number of important records.
Publisert: 06.12.2016 13:39:46
Sist endret: 30.03.2023 11:37