Machine Makes Books Safe – level 1

15-12-2020 07:00

Libraries in Japan use special machines. The machines sterilize books. When you sterilize, you make something clean and safe.

How does the machine work? People put a book inside. They close the door of the machine. The machine moves the pages. It clears the dust. A special light kills bacteria. The process is 30 seconds long.

People take the book out. They take it home. They return the book later. They use the machine again.

More than 3 million machines are in Japanese libraries. Some people do not believe that the machines really work. Many people still use them.

Many old people go to a library. The coronavirus is dangerous for them. It is important to keep old people safe.

Difficult words: library (a place where people borrow books), bacteria (a very small living thing that can make people sick), process (several activities that make one activity).

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