The book is one of the greatest wonders of
the world. It influences our characters, minds and thoughts, enriches our mind
with knowledge and besides reading is an enjoyable pastime. Reading opens new horizons before us. Books
give us a unique chance to link up with the authors who lived hundreds and
thousands of years ago. Thanks to books we can talk to people who lived in
different ages and countries. Thus I need no company when I have a good book to
read. People need books in their everyday life. They need books when they
study, they need them when they work, they read them just for pleasure.
If we want to read
this or that book we buy it, take it from our friends or go to the library
where we can take it or read in the reading-hall.
There are libraries
in every big or small town, in every village or some other settlement. In our
town there is the Central library. It is very large. Here you can see long
shelves full of books by different writers, magazines and newspapers. The
librarian will always help you to choose the book to read. There are some
libraries for specialists only. For instance, there is a library of foreign
literature in Samara. But nevertheless, I usually go to my school library.
convenient to use your school library, because you don't have to go anywhere if
you must make a report, the librarian knows you well and can give you a piece
of advice. There are a lot of different useful books there: such as
encyclopedias, dictionaries, textbooks and many others. Sometimes I come here
to take books for pleasure: adventure stories, love or detective stories,
science fiction books or poems.
people enjoy reading for pleasure. If they can't find the book they need they
will certainly find it in the library. There are libraries famous all over the
world, such as the State Public Library in Moscow. It has the largest collection of
books and manuscripts. In Washington
there is the Library of Congress. According to the Law, a copy of every book,
magazine or newspaper issued in America,
should be kept there.
as people read they will always visit librarues.