Back in the day it used to be taught that you were to be quiet while in a library. What ever happen to this? Isn’t a library supposed to be a nice quiet place to go for research, studying, and just simply relaxing while reading a book? Aren’t the librarians supposed to enforce this quiet atmosphere?
My last experience at a library it was no where close to being quiet. Not only do we have people’s cell phone’s ringing (hello phones have a vibrate function for a reason!), people yapping on their phones (ever heard of taking the call outside or not answering it), speaking at all levels (what happened to whispering). But the employees are loud them selves, I believe there should be no reason why I need to hear your conversation on the other side of the building. There was a room off to the side that they even have live music being played in. They have a door for this room but what is the purpose of it if you don’t shut it.
I don’t know, i guess it’s just a pet peeve of mine.
Originally Posted – Dec 1, 2008