Tarvaala Library's collection focuses on bioeconomy: agriculture, forestry, the environment, bioenergy, and entrepreneurship. In addition, pedagogical and research methodological literature is available. The collection includes printed and electronic books, magazines and newspapers as well as theses.

Tarvaala Library is located at the Institute of Bioeconomy of JAMK University of Applied Sciences in Saarijärvi. Built in 2010, the Institute of Bioeconomy is a product of energy efficient building with its own solid fuel heating plant. Tarvaala Library is the first library in central Finland to utilize radio frequency identification (RFID) technology in its library system.

Tarvaala Library is 66 square metres in area. The Library’s other facilities include:

12 customer seats
3 computer workstations
1 printer
1 self-service machine (to check out and check in library material)