edited by Carol Smallwood

Retirement holds many questions for librarians. Smallwood’s volume offers insight, inspiration, and tips for those already retired as well as those thinking about retiring. A raft of veteran librarians, financial advisors, and other experts address

-Planning for retirement, and how to leave things in good shape for those continuing your work
-The pros and cons of taking early retirement, including financial considerations
-How to stay connected to the profession after leaving the job by engaging in part-time work and through professional related activities
-Second careers, community volunteering, travel, staying healthy, budgeting, and other post-retirement activities and concerns

This book helps librarians navigate a smooth passage into retirement.  

Smallwood, Carol. Pre- and Post-Retirement Tips for Librarians. Chicago: ALA Editions, 2012. 256 pp.

2012/softbound/ ISBN 978-0-8389-1120-4 $47.
E-book $38.