Silence Is Golden?

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Some British libraries' decision to introduce "background music" is controversial; designed to lure young readers, the policy is alienating older regulars. [Guardian]

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It should be like Amtrak where there is a quiet car — have a background music room at the library. I love the quiet car because 1. not complete silence and 2. no annoying cell phone talkers.