- Analyzes key societal trends, such as longer lifespans and improved population health, and their implications for libraries' work with midlife adults
- Profiles Leading-Edge States and Beacon Libraries from across the nation at the forefront of institutional change
- Discusses issues such as creativity, health, financial literacy, life planning, and intergenerational activities from the 50+ perspective, while showing how libraries can position themselves as essential centers for learning, encore careers, and community engagement
- Spotlights best practices that can be adapted for any setting, including samples of hundreds of projects and proposals that illustrate new approaches to 50+ policies, staffing, programs, services, partnerships, and communications
Schull, Diantha Dow. 50+ Library Services: Innovation in Action. Chicago: ALA, 2013. 335 pp.
2013/softbound/ ISBN 978-0838911198 $52.25