" I am looking forward to the new library, but am very disappointed that one key area seems to have been neglected, that of a separate, self-enclosed research area. Preferably it would be far away from heavy traffic areas, such as the librarian's desk or the children's area. (Both seem to attract yelling). Performing research requires a fair amount of attention to detail and silence for contemplation. Now if there will indeed be a partnership with Library and Archives Canada, which I hope will be the case, a quiet area may not be as crucial. "