CCTV program "Readers" has kindled a new trend among Chinese: reading aloud in booths.

A pavilion at Shanghai Library receives hundreds of readers, who have to wait more than 9 hours in line for their turn. They have 3 minutes to record themselves reading aloud their chosen literature.

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"There is an old photo in the late 1970s capturing people lining up outside the Shanghai Library before it opens. If that was a spring of reading in Shanghai, now I think another spring has arrived again," library curator Zhou Deming told the Shanghai-based The Paper.

To accommodate more readers, Shanghai will be setting up more pavilions in the coming months.