Last Updated on 2021-01-16 by Shinichi(Mapman)

These days most of the learners utilize the library. Especially the public library is the best place for them. On the contract, a rental room or space opens a central area in the city. It’s the best location for the working person. First, the modern person has a tight schedule and little free time. Second, they can find common friends who have the same purpose in an event. Third, they want to study with concentrated during a few times. For these reasons, the study room gradually increases in the urban area.

On the one hand, a study room is a useful facility for working persons. First, they need to learn various skills for improving working. For example, some general trading companies require language skills because of trading with foreign countries. Some social welfare corporations need the psychiatric social worker’s skills for solving the mental issues of customers. Second, various events are held in a rental space, such as a meeting or a seminar. The participants can make friends who have the same recognizing. Third, most of the study room set the price for the time. For example, one study room is 300 yen per 2 hours. Another study room is 4,000 yen per 1 month. The learner can set a studying time with concentration.

On the other hand, some libraries also tackle to improve facilities for increasing customers. First, some library opens another room for high school students because they often go to the library to do their homework in the summer(or winter) vacation. Second, most of the library prohibits bringing snacks or drinks. However, some users would like to have a cup of coffee to have a break time for the refreshment from the sleepiness. For that reason, a cafe opens close to a new library. Third, some old library is renovated to bring in the new user. For example, some library users bring their computers. For that reason, some old library establishes a public Wi-Fi system for them.

In conclusion, the study room is gradually increasing for the leaner, but the library also changes with the trend of the times.

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図書館と自習室 (自由エッセイ)