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

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 might 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 deals the keys to reshaping library companies for the recent generations of lively 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, corresponding to longer lifespans and superior inhabitants well-being, 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 matters comparable to creativity, wellbeing and fitness, monetary literacy, lifestyles making plans, and intergenerational actions from the 50+ point of view, 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 hundreds and hundreds of tasks and suggestions that illustrate new techniques to 50+ guidelines, staffing, courses, companies, partnerships, and communications

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

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