50+ Library Services: Innovation in Action by Diantha Dow Schull

By Diantha Dow Schull

Adults over the age of fifty represent essentially the most engaged and widespread clients of public libraries. they might 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 ebook deals the keys to reshaping library companies for the hot generations of energetic older adults. A must-read for library educators, library administrators, and any info expert operating in a neighborhood or educational surroundings, this significant book

Analyzes key societal developments, resembling longer lifespans and superior inhabitants future health, 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, 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 top practices that may be tailored for any surroundings, together with samples of hundreds and hundreds of tasks and suggestions that illustrate new ways to 50+ guidelines, staffing, courses, providers, partnerships, and communications

The knowledge and perception contained during this e-book might help make the library a middle for confident aging.

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