The Scandinavian Library & Kaffestuga are open on Saturdays from 11am to 3pm. We are located in the Scandinavian Living Center at 206 Waltham St., West Newton, MA. The Kaffestugan will be closed on November 28th and December 5th due to construction. The Scandinavian Library and Kaffestugan will be closed on December 26th and January 2nd.
The Library has a collection of more than 6,000 books by Nordic authors in the original languages or about the Nordic countries and cultures. We have an extensive collection of children’s books in all five Nordic languages. We also have a collection of DVDs available for borrowing. Most materials can be borrowed for one month.
The Kaffestugan coffee shop is open during library hours. Here you can enjoy a cup of coffee and special Scandinavian treats while reading newspapers and magazines, or catching up with friends.
The Scandinavian Library was founded in 1994 to be a meeting place for people from Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, and Iceland in the greater Boston area.
The Scandinavian Library is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization managed entirely by volunteers, including a steering committee made up of representatives from the five Nordic countries.