While the librarian’s loud "shush" may be a thing of the past, noise levels in a library should still remain close to a comfortable 45-50 dBA. What’s more, with the diminishing use of physical books and increased hard surfaces, many libraries struggle to maintain a comfortable level of noise.
Installing absorbent acoustic products is the best way to improve acoustics in libraries. This acoustic treatment lowers reverberation (the noise bouncing around the space) and allows everyone to communicate easily without raising their voices to be heard over the noise.
Some products we may recommend include: