Meaning: These endings show that a word is "a place for" doing something.
Example 1: An "aquarium" is a place for sea animals. (Like a zoo, but with water!) "We took the children to
the zoo and they loved watching the dolphins and penguins play in the water".
Example 2: An "auditorium" is a place to listen to a concert or live music. "The auditorium was silent until
the musicians appeared".
Example 3: Of course, a place to read is in a "library".
Other useful words:
laboratory - a place to study science
museum - a place to keep things from the past
stadium - a place for playing, and watching, sports