Libraries play an important part in the cultural development
of a country. People have a desire to learn, they seek knowledge.
Books satisfy this desire.
Books should not be read only for pleasure. Reading books
helps us in our education. We can find all kinds of books in
the libraries: novels, biographies, fiction, short stories, books
on travelling, technical books, magazines, books for children
and so on. In some libraries we can find books in many
When a reader comes to a library for the first time he fills
in his library card and the librarian helps him to choose
something to read. The reader is allowed to borrow books
for a certain number of days. The catalogues help the reader
to find the books he needs. We should be careful with the
books and not damage them in any way. We should not make
notes in library books or dog's-ear the pages.
Reading rooms are open to all who wish to work there. Besides books we can get periodicals, newspaper files and magazines to read there. Readers come to reading rooms to study and prepare material for their reports or for their scientific work.
1. What satisfies people's desire to learn?
2. Where can we find all kinds of books?
3. What does a reader do when he comes to a library for
the first time?
4. What helps the reader to find the books he needs?
5. What can we do in reading rooms?