Library is the center of knowledge, where all kinds of books are collected. This is the place where all kinds of people sit together and study good books. The library has a simple meaning, a library for books, that is, a house for books, useful books are collected here, which builds the character of man and progresses in life.
There are also valuable books in the library which ordinary people cannot buy. Here we read valuable books at least cost. Illiteracy and illiteracy are removed from the library. People in the neighborhood who see others studying in the library also start preparing for studies. In this way, illiterate people also benefit.
Some people go to libraries for fun. But, the entertainment here is the entertainment of the pleasure of studying. Thus, we can say that library forms the character of man and benefits us in every way.
There are three types of library-
(a) personal library,
(b) public library and
(c) state library personal library
The organization is done only by a knowledgeable person. In this, according to his interest, he buys books and collects them by investing money. These books are used by his family members.
Public library is opened with the cooperation of ordinary people and books are bought keeping in mind the benefit of the public. When the central government or the state government opens a library for the public at its own expense, then it is called a state library.
The National Library of Calcutta in India is the largest state library in the country. It is estimated to contain one million books. Library is very important for the development of life.
Self-study makes us worthy of life in every field and library is the only means of self-study. Therefore, the establishment of more number of libraries will be considered as a proof of the progress of the country.