Where does a mofro have to go in a library to simply read or quietly study without incessant noise and distractions?

My new favorite letter to the editor!

"In a digital age where everyone from age 5 to 90 is suckling from an electronic teet of one kind or another all day long, the library offers no respite. Fine, media changes. Downstairs is where most of the digital media is kept, aside from the computers that take up much of the space on the main floor. Audio-visual machines with headphones are available, so you'd think perhaps the study desks there would be a good place to study. You'd think wrong, because loud tutoring occurs throughout the day both upstairs and downstairs. A meeting room is where readings and performances for adults and exuberant children are held. I'm absolutely in favor of these and all educational experiences. But where does a mofro have to go in a library to simply read or quietly study without incessant noise and distractions? Seriously! Respectful silence is the most honored and rudimentary rule of every library in the world since the dawn of time. Why does Aspen get it so wrong?"

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Libraries haven't been quiet

Libraries haven't been quiet for a long time and they shouldn't be. This old codger needs to get a grip.

Study room

I agree, and most libraries provide "Study Rooms".

Quiet study

When we are saying that libraries have not been quiet for a while we should distinguish between public libraries and academic libraries. Many academic libraries have quiet study areas. Sometimes the whole library is quiet and sometimes just an area is dedicated to quiet study.

Quiet Libraries

When we speak to an unknown audience using the phrase, "when we" we feel like you are speaking to us like we are grade schoolers.

Quiet Libraries

When we speak to an unknown audience using the phrase, "when we" we feel like you are speaking to us like we are grade schoolers.

when we

So how would you have written it? I really don't understand what the problem with "when we" is.

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