50+ Library Services: Innovation in Action - download pdf or read online

By Diantha Dow Schull

Adults over the age of fifty represent essentially the most engaged and widespread clients of public libraries. they could even be the main misunderstood. As child Boomers proceed to swell their ranks, the habit, pursuits, and data wishes of older adults have replaced dramatically, and Schull s new booklet deals the keys to reshaping library providers for the recent generations of energetic older adults. A must-read for library educators, library administrators, and any info expert operating in a group or educational surroundings, this significant book

Analyzes key societal developments, akin to longer lifespans and better inhabitants healthiness, and their implications for libraries paintings with midlife adults
Profiles modern States and Beacon Libraries from around the state on the vanguard of institutional change
Discusses matters resembling creativity, health and wellbeing, monetary literacy, existence making plans, and intergenerational actions from the 50+ viewpoint, whereas displaying how libraries can place themselves as crucial facilities for studying, encore careers, and neighborhood engagement
Spotlights most sensible practices that may be tailored for any surroundings, together with samples of enormous quantities of initiatives and recommendations that illustrate new methods to 50+ regulations, staffing, courses, prone, partnerships, and communications

The knowledge and perception contained during this ebook may also help make the library a middle for optimistic aging.

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