111. Library Resources

Most people think that their local city or public library is just a place to borrow . The truth is that modern public libraries are more than just reading. Libraries are also places music, movies, and other forms of entertainment. Most today have compact discs and DVDs for people borrow, just like they borrow books. If people 't want to pay for a subscription for a newspaper or magazine, libraries also usually have copies people to read at their local branch or borrow and take home to read.

While some worry that paper books and periodicals are going of fashion because of digital technology, libraries are tech to their advantage. Most public library systems offer electronic versions of books for patrons to . These downloads are good for a limited time, like when someone borrows a physical book from library. A patron can download these e-books directly their tablets or e-readers.

For those who like more audio experience, many libraries also offer audiobooks, mp3 music downloads. These downloads are also usually a limited time, but just like when borrowing , they are free. Libraries also increasingly offer movies their patrons to borrow digitally.

Libraries are also places to socialize. Many libraries have clubs and that cater to a wide variety of interests. are knitting clubs, lectures on different topics, and course, reading and writing clubs.

For those looking better themselves, many public libraries offer resources. There tutoring for students from elementary school through college. are classes for those who want to practice English or become U.S. citizens. There are even to help people create resumes, find jobs, and for interviews.