Inspired by trends in U.S. public libraries, this book teaches librarians how to create a welcoming environment that enriches, enlightens, and engages their library's growing aging community.
* Offers ways to create and expand adult library programs and services and cultivate an appreciation of lifelong learning
* Combines engagement techniques in community collaboration and outreach with practical strategies in marketing and funding
* Explores strategies within current U.S. public library adult services and programs for patrons middle-aged and older
* Details up-to-date ALA guidelines for the 60+ adult population
Renee K. Bennett-Kapusniak, PhD, is a librarian at Saratoga Springs Public Library. She earned her doctoral degree in information studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.