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Making best use of a library in neighborhood

Ann and Mitsuko are friends who both have young children and live in the same neighborhood. One day, Ann sees Mitsuko reading a book to her children at a park.

Ann
Hi Mitsuko, how are you doing? That looks like a fun book you are reading.
Mitsuko
I borrowed it from a local library, Ann.
Ann
I didn't know there is a library nearby. Can I use it too?
Mitsuko
Of course. It is a public library, and anyone living in the community can use it and borrow books free of charge.
Ann
What types of books does the library offer?
Mitsuko
They have picture books for children and of course a variety of hard covers, comic books, and magazines for grown-ups too. Some libraries offer CDs and DVDs.
Ann
I would like to find some nice books for my kids.
Mitsuko
We are going to the library today to return this book. Would you like to come with us? To begin using the library, you will be asked to register yourself as a new user. Do you have an ID that shows your address?
Ann
I have my hokensho (health insurance certificate) today.
Mitsuko
That works just fine.

Ann visits the library with Mitsuko and finishes a user registration at the reception.

Ann
I have my own library card now. Great!
Mitsuko
Now you need to find your favorite books to take home! To check out the books, you just need to take the books to the checkout counter and show your library card with the books.
Ann
How many books am I allowed to borrow at one time?
Mitsuko
At this library, you can keep up to 10 books for 2 weeks. Certain books and materials may be available by different rules, so ask the clerk if you have any questions. You can also search the database for available books online before you visit the library. If the book you want is already checked out, you can reserve it too.
Ann
I love that convenience. By the way, what is that poster on the bulletin board about?
Mitsuko
It seems like the library regularly holds a story time for children.
Ann
That's great! I have to bring my kids next time. Mitsuko, thank you so much for your help and information. I am so glad to know that we have such a great place in our neighborhood. I am sure I will be visiting this place a lot!