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By Diantha Dow Schull

ISBN-10: 0838911196

ISBN-13: 9780838911198

Adults over the age of fifty represent one of 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 publication bargains the keys to reshaping library providers 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 surroundings, this significant book

Analyzes key societal tendencies, akin to longer lifespans and better inhabitants overall healthiness, 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 similar to creativity, health and wellbeing, 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 environment, together with samples of hundreds of thousands of tasks and recommendations that illustrate new ways 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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