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Sølvberget Library and Culture Centre, Stavanger

Visit the Library

Welcome to Sølvberget Library and Culture Centre at the heart of Stavanger.

Sølvberget Library and Culture Centre

Sølvberget Library and Culture Centre is the main library in Stavanger and a hub for cultural activities in the Rogaland Region. Its central location and array of cultural offers make Sølvberget a natural meeting place in Stavanger and one of the country’s most visited and diverse cultural institutions.

Sølvberget consists of the following libraries, which all play an important part in the region and their local communities; Sølvberget Library and Culture Centre, Madla Library, Rennesøy Library, Finnøy Library.

Opening Hours

The different library branches and departments have individual opening hours, please see specific opening hours at Sølvberget Library and Culture Centre and its branches (in Norwegian).

Library patrons above the age of 16 can access the libraries during self-service periods before and after manned opening hours, using their library card and PIN code. See the individual library branches’ web pages for details on their opening hours.

Culture and debate

Sølvberget brings people together through a variety of platforms and events - with its own art gallery, cinemathequeliterature festivalcentre for critical thinking, makerspace and much more.

You can find events in our calendar.

Free Internet/Wi-Fi at the Library

All visitors to the libraries are welcome to use our Wi-Fi network, SK-PUBLIC. The use of Wi-Fi and the libraries’ publicly available computers is free of charge.

Rules for use of the library's wireless network:

  • Norwegian law applies to the library. Misuse of the library's wireless network and its computers may result in police and criminal liability.
  • The library's wireless networks offer no content filtering, or defence against spam or viruses. Users of the wireless network must therefore ensure that they have adequate protection of their own devices in the form of firewalls and anti-virus programmes.
  • The library's public wireless network is open and used by many visitors. Be cautious about sharing private and sensitive information over the library's wireless network. Do not use personal net services like banking or other restricted services unencrypted over the wireless zone. The library is not responsible for loss or misuse of data transmitted over the wireless zone.

Access to Library Computers

There are publicly available computers in both the main library Sølvberget Library and Culture Centre in Stavanger, and in the library branches at Madla, Finnøy and Rennesøy. The use of the computers is free.

Print, Scan and Copy

The libraries use the Princh printing solution. You can print documents, e-mails, and web pages from the libraries’ computers, or from you own personal computer, smartphone, or tablet.

On the publicly available computers a dialog box will pop up, where you choose whether to print in colour or black and white, how many copies, etc.

To print from your personal computer, you must access the website print.princh.com and follow the instructions given there.

Printing from smartphones and tablets is best done through the Princh application that can be found in App Store or Play Store.

Posters above the printers show the printer’s identification number, which is needed to print from personal computers or other devices.

The libraries’ printers can also scan documents and send to e-mail.

Prints and copies cost NOK 3 per page in black and white, and NOK 5 for colour prints. Payment can be done through the Princh system with credit or debit cards, or with cash or card at the libraries’ counters. In Sølvberget Library and Culture Centre in Stavanger, all cash and card payment must be done at the counter on the ground floor.

Book an office at Sølvberget (free)

Are you a writer and need a place to work for a limited period? You can book an office or a meeting room at the Kielland Centre on the fourth floor of Sølvberget for free.

Who can use the offer?

Writers with a connection to Rogaland or working on a project for Sølvberget or in Stavanger will be prioritised. The rooms can be booked on an hourly basis, or for longer periods.

The offices may be used by anyone who works with text production, in form of fiction, textbooks, cartoons, manuscripts, lyrics, and other genres. The rooms can be booked for limited writing periods, for collaborative projects, meetings, or shorter stays in Stavanger.

The rooms are furnished with a table and chairs, lamps, power outlets, and Wi-Fi. When booking a room, the user is provided with a key, and the rooms can be accessed during the library’s opening hours, including the self-service time before and after the library’s ordinarily manned opening hours.

Send your requests on e-mail to kiellandsenteret@solvberget.no.

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