General news from Arkadia!

Dear friend of Arkadia,

What peculiar times we are living! Life is tentatively returning to what used to be normal but of course Covid-19 is still among us and much remains uncertain.We hope that your loved ones and yourselves are in good health and that you are coping reasonably well with the great disturbance that has come to everyone’s existence.

Arkadia is open again and we firmly intend to carry on! We sadly can’t hold events but are delighted to welcome you as heartily as always.

We have new summer opening hours!: Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm
                                                               Closed on (most) Saturdays and Sundays

We have also many new books to present you, a brilliant new Arkadia International Bookshop pin and much else! And they can even be purchased from the comfort of your home thanks to our new online shop:

As ever we would be exceedingly thankful and happy if you joined the Friends of Arkadia International Bookshop Association. It would of course help Arkadia greatly but also offer you extraordinary advantages when you visit us!
Members are entitled to 50% discount on all books (except for those that are priced €1!) as well as a 50% discount on coffee or tea at all times. You will receive a handsome membership card.

Look after yourselves well!

With warm regards,


Membership Type (choose one):

1. Annual full fee: €80

2. Annual reduced fee: (Students, retired, unemployed, others): €50

3. Sponsorship fee (Generous donators): €100 – €200

4. Life (For as long as Arkadia exists): €500 – € 1000



– Via bank transfer to:

Friends of Arkadia International Bookshop ry / FI36 1745 3000 1748 80

If you live outside Finland our BIC code is NDEAFIHH)

(Please write you name in full and Friends of Arkadia International Bookshop ry Membership fee in “message” box)