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50+ library services : innovation in action

Author: Diantha Dow Schull
Publisher: Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Adults over the age of 50 constitute some of the most engaged and frequent users of public libraries. They may also be the most misunderstood, since the behavior, interests, and information needs of older adults have changed dramatically with the addition of the Baby Boomers. This book offers advice on how to reshape library services for this new generation of active older adults.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diantha Dow Schull
ISBN: 9780838911198 0838911196
OCLC Number: 704391715
Description: xxvii, 335 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Leading-edge states --
Beacons of change --
Work, careers and service --
Reflections and transitions --
Health and wellness --
Information technology and social media --
Creativity --
Information and community connections --
Lifelong learning --
Intergenerational programs and services --
Financial planning and business development --
The 50+ place.
Other Titles: Fifty plus library services
Responsibility: Diantha Dow Schull.

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Adults over the age of 50 constitute some of the most engaged and frequent users of public libraries. They may also be the most misunderstood, since the behavior, interests, and information needs of older adults have changed dramatically with the addition of the Baby Boomers. This book offers advice on how to reshape library services for this new generation of active older adults.

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