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Two new self-service libraries launched in Jyväskylä, age restrictions lifted

10.02.2020
Palokan ja Vaajakosken aluekirjastojen aukioloajat laajenevat merkittävästi maanantaista 3.2.2020 alkaen. Kirjastot ovat avoinna omatoimikirjastoina varsinaisten palveluaikojen ulkopuolella aamuisin, iltaisin, viikonloppuisin ja pyhinä. Myös omatoimikirjastoaikojen ikäraja on poistunut.

The libraries in Palokka and Vaajakoski will operate extended opening hours from Monday, 3 February 2020.

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kirjasto
omatoimikirjasto
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Lukeva tyttö Palokan kirjastossa. Image Hanna-Kaisa Hämäläinen

Draft report on cultural investment presented to Jyväskylä City Council

10.02.2020
The Heart of Jyväskylä project was presented to the Jyväskylä City Council on 3 February. The Heart of Jyväskylä project was set up to create a master plan for cultural investment in the city. The master plan will cover the potential development of a new music venue, as well as the significant refurbishment and new development that will be required across the city’s cultural infrastructure in the coming years. The first version of the draft report was presented to the city council by Heart of Jyväskylä project manager Janne Viitamies. A final report on the investment required is due to be published in March 2020.

The document will set out a number of alternative scenarios for re-thinking the way the city’s cultural services are run and proposes an action pla

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kaupunginvaltuusto

Representatives of Jyväskylä youth council presented youth view in the Union of the Baltic Cities conference

11.11.2019
During the week-long youth conference, we had the privilege of joining in a wide range of experiences, from international workshops to a cultural evening. This time the meeting was hosted by Kaunas, Lithuania, with youth representatives from nine cities and six different countries.

Representatives from the Jyväskylä youth council, Nea Auer, Wiivi-Maria Kasanen, Viivi Wahlberg, Katja Laitinen, Viljami Ihalainen and Åsa-Sofia Vi

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youth
youth council
participation
inclusion
influencing
Union of the Baltic Cities
international

National Bike Week 4–12 May 2019

10.04.2019
National Cycling Week will be bringing an exciting programme of free public events for cyclists of all ages at the beginning of May. More than 50 events will be taking place across the week.

National Cycling Week is organized in Jyväskylä for the 17th time.

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cycling
bike
outdoor
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Pyöräilyviikon tapahtuma keskustassa 2018. Kuva Touho Häkkinen. Image Touho Häkkinen