What is silence? Is it the absence of sound?
I love libraries–particularly if I’m the only one in there. Of course without patrons, there would be no need for a library. What do libraries sound like when no one there? Do you hear the whispers of Shhhhhh blowing softly past your ear?
The New York Public Library is currently closed. It is still full of ambient sounds. Click here to read about a recording of New York Sounds that are helping people get through the Coronavirus lockdown. And listen to the quiet library