Blog posts in Mid-Life Adults

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Books to Action

Last week I participated in Boise Public Library's first Books to Action Program.  This  variation on a book discussion offers participants the opportunity to discuss the book and then help a community organization.  Discussion was on Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide on October 16th or 18th and followed up with fall cle

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Transforming Life After 50 Fellows Complete Studies

Congratulations to the 16 individuals from Idaho libraries who completed a year-long fellowship focusing on libraries services for midlife adults ages 50+, along with 74 Fellows from 11 other states.   The Fellowship began with a 3-day Institute in Portland last September.  During the past 9 months the Fellows focused on community assessment, prog

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Public Libraries Cater to the Boomer Crowd

It's not unusual for public libraries to set aside a large section or even an entire room for young readers. But as the population ages, many librarians are pondering how to better serve older visitors. They need to.

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Transforming Life After 50 Fellowship Institute

This last week 18 Idaho public librarians attended a three day institute in Portland, Oregon, which focused on trends and issues of aging such as health, finance and economic security, spirituality, work and service.

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"Transforming Life After 50" Fellows Announced

The response from Idaho to the IMLS Western Regional Fellowship, Transforming Life After 50 has been tremendous. Librarians from Hayden in the north to Marsing in the southwest to Chubbuck in the eastern part of the state applied, and all 18 of our Idaho applicants were accepted into the fellowship.