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By Diantha Dow Schull

Adults over the age of fifty represent 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 data wishes of older adults have replaced dramatically, and Schull s new booklet bargains the keys to reshaping library companies for the hot 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 significant book

Analyzes key societal tendencies, reminiscent of longer lifespans and superior inhabitants wellbeing and fitness, and their implications for libraries paintings with midlife adults
Profiles modern States and Beacon Libraries from around the country on the vanguard of institutional change
Discusses concerns resembling creativity, health and wellbeing, 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 group engagement
Spotlights most sensible practices that may be tailored for any environment, together with samples of enormous quantities of initiatives and recommendations that illustrate new techniques to 50+ rules, staffing, courses, providers, 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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