Diantha Dow Schull's 50+ Library Services: Innovation in Action PDF

By Diantha Dow Schull

ISBN-10: 0838911196

ISBN-13: 9780838911198

Adults over the age of fifty represent essentially 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 e-book bargains the keys to reshaping library companies for the recent generations of energetic older adults. A must-read for library educators, library administrators, and any details specialist operating in a neighborhood or educational environment, this crucial book

Analyzes key societal tendencies, resembling longer lifespans and better 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 vanguard of institutional change
Discusses concerns akin to creativity, wellbeing and fitness, monetary literacy, lifestyles making plans, and intergenerational actions from the 50+ viewpoint, whereas exhibiting how libraries can place themselves as crucial facilities for studying, encore careers, and neighborhood engagement
Spotlights top practices that may be tailored for any atmosphere, together with samples of countless numbers of initiatives and suggestions that illustrate new methods to 50+ guidelines, staffing, courses, providers, partnerships, and communications

The knowledge and perception contained during this publication may help make the library a middle for confident aging.

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