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How older adults use books and the public library

Judith Kamin

How older adults use books and the public library

a review of the literature

by Judith Kamin

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Published by Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Champaign, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Books and reading.,
  • Older people -- Books and reading -- Bibliography.,
  • Libraries and older people.,
  • Libraries and older people -- Bibliography.,
  • Public libraries -- Use studies -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 24-[34]

    Statementby Judith Kamin.
    SeriesOccasional papers / University of Illinois, Graduate School of Library and Information Science -- no. 165, Occasional papers (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Graduate School of Library and Information Science) -- no. 165.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 p. ;
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13587584M

    According to the most recent available figures from the U.S. Census Bureau, percent of the population is age 65 or older with an additional percent turning 65 within the next five years.1 This segment of the American population is an important part of the library’s user group, and one which we must consider as society and the public.   The library has been challenged over the last few months to find ways to provide services to the community while keeping our patrons and staff safe. Currently, you can pick up items placed on hold and summer reading prizes in our atrium, and use our public computers by appointment.

      As a group, Millennials are as likely as older adults to have used a library in the past 12 months, and more likely to have used a library website. Among those ages , 50% reported having used a library or bookmobile in the course of the past year in a September survey. A library's selection of books is called its collection, and usually includes a range of popular fiction, classics, nonfiction and reference works, books of public interest or under public discussion, and subscriptions to popular newspapers and magazines. Most libraries offer quiet space for reading, known as reading rooms.

      Public libraries offer lots of resources for your business and your life, many that can be used right from your smartphone. Use your library card to access powerful online tools for business and market research; apps for e-books, audiobooks and magazines; online training in business, creative and technical skills and more. Books. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.


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