Download e-book for kindle: 50+ Library Services: Innovation in Action by Diantha Dow Schull

By Diantha Dow Schull

Adults over the age of fifty represent probably the most engaged and common clients of public libraries. they could even be the main misunderstood. As child Boomers proceed to swell their ranks, the habit, pursuits, and knowledge wishes of older adults have replaced dramatically, and Schull s new ebook bargains the keys to reshaping library prone for the recent generations of energetic older adults. A must-read for library educators, library administrators, and any info expert operating in a neighborhood or educational environment, this crucial book

Analyzes key societal developments, equivalent to longer lifespans and more desirable inhabitants health and wellbeing, and their implications for libraries paintings with midlife adults
Profiles modern States and Beacon Libraries from around the state on the leading edge of institutional change
Discusses concerns corresponding to creativity, future health, monetary literacy, existence making plans, and intergenerational actions from the 50+ point of view, whereas exhibiting how libraries can place themselves as crucial facilities for studying, encore careers, and group engagement
Spotlights most sensible practices that may be tailored for any environment, together with samples of enormous quantities of tasks and suggestions that illustrate new techniques to 50+ guidelines, staffing, courses, companies, partnerships, and communications

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

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