Free Time and Cultural Activities

Within the Tórshavn Municipality there are several libraries: the Tórshavn Public Library, the Kollafjørdur public and School Library, and some 10 school libraries in Tórshavn. The Tórshavn Public Library is open to all, children and adults. The library has a wide selection of regular as well as audio books available for loan. DVD films and magazines may be loaned as well. Also available are computers, scanners and printers. All of these services are free to use, although it costs 1 DKK per page to use the printer.

The National Library of the Faroes is located in Tórshavn Municipality as well. The National Library collects, registers and preserves examples of Faroese literature, as well as books and articles discussing the Faroes. One of its major goals is to disseminate information about Faroese literature.

Tórshavn Public Library (Býarbókasavnið)
Niels Finsens gøta 7, FO-100 Tórshavn
Telephone: +298 30 20 30. Fax: +298 30 20 31

National Library (Føroya landsbókasavn)
J. C. Svabos gøtu 16, FO-100 Tórshavn
Telephone: +298 31 16 26