Libraries contain books on various subjects. Some books are cheap but many books are costly. An ordinary man finds it difficult to purchase such books. Libraries help them. They offer them a variety of books under one roof at a nominal payment of price. In libraries, books are arranged subject-wise in shelf. A certain number is given to each book and the number and the titles are written in a register. This helps in their easy location. One can easily get the book of one’s choice. There is arrangement of seats in libraries. Some people study in library and many people like the books to read at home. Books can be issued for such people. Books are issued for a certain period of time. Fine is charged when books are not returned on time.
There are journals, newspapers and magazines in libraries also. Libraries offer a wide variety of choice. People who cannot subscribe magazines and newspapers can go to library and satisfy their urge for reading. Libraries are of great value to the aspirants of competitive examination. Since they require reading many books, journals and magazines, but cannot afford them, libraries offer them all these things at one place at minimum cost. In addition, in libraries they come in contact with many aspirants and can have discussion with them. It enriches their knowledge and understanding of subjects.
There are libraries in every school, college and professional institution. Students can go to library during their leisure time. Libraries cultivate reading habits. Besides there are public libraries in every city, town and even in village. They serve as meeting place for people of different tastes, choices and backgrounds. Apart from reading, they have discussion on several socio-economic and political issues. They have good time in libraries. Libraries remove boredom and monotony.
Some people are very fond of books. They have an urge for reading. They preserve books on subject of their choice. They make their own libraries. They spend their leisure time in their libraries. Such people are of high intellectual caliber.
Such an environment at home has lasting impression on the mind of the generation to come. Libraries contribute to the growth of culture and in the formation of a civil society. They help in broadening the outlook of people. They encourage reading habit. Reading is a sign of culture. It is good for society.