Here's another story about how libraries have broken the silence when it comes to patron conduct. There are still some patrons who think libraries should be quiet places where only faint whispers are allowed. Those old libraries were scary places. New libraries are much cooler. And, it's always nice to see what other people's visions are of our beloved institutions. "The ambience of today's library is a warm, engaging place to be. Libraries serve as community centers where people discover new information and resources, attend programs, share interests, and even access the Internet.
Aspiring writers can meet published authors at their libraries. Truck drivers and commuters borrow audio books to make their journeys more enjoyable. Senior citizens and baby boomers participate together in monthly book discussion clubs, bridging the gap between generations." Read More.