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Boston.com has this story on the decision by the West Hartford Libraries to ban the use of cell phones.
\"West Hartford librarians will reach out and shush someone under a new ban implemented in the reading areas of the public libraries in town.
The ban is in response to some complaints over the past few months about annoying ringing and chatting phone users.
\"\"Cell phones are not banned in the town\'s three public ibrary buildings, although people are expected to move to hallways, stairs, foyers, vestibules and other out-of-the-way areas for their conversations.
\'\'The kind of areas we have in mind are areas where using the cell phone doesn\'t impinge on other people,\'\' library Director Denis Lorenz said.\"