The Sami room

In the library’s Sami room, you’ll find books that view the Sami culture from the perspectives of many areas.

You’ll find books about the Sami language, history, culture, religion and society. In the children’s and young people’s section, you’ll find books in the Sami language for childen and teenagers. We can also borrow books and other material from the Sami Library in Jokkmokk.

Administrative municipality

Östersund Municipality, which is part of the Southern Sami area, is a Sami administrative municipality. This means that the municipiality has a special responsibility to preserve the Sami language.