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By Diantha Dow Schull

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 booklet deals the keys to reshaping library providers for the recent generations of energetic older adults. A must-read for library educators, library administrators, and any details specialist operating in a group or educational surroundings, this significant book

Analyzes key societal developments, resembling longer lifespans and better inhabitants wellbeing and fitness, 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 resembling creativity, health and wellbeing, monetary literacy, lifestyles 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 neighborhood engagement
Spotlights top practices that may be tailored for any surroundings, together with samples of thousands of initiatives and suggestions that illustrate new methods to 50+ regulations, staffing, courses, prone, partnerships, and communications

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

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