Programs and services for Aging Populations in libraries

Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/30/2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Location
Online

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Online

Most American communities are aging, Taina Evans will explore the new frontier of aging with emphasis on how libraries and librarians can better understand as well as embrace the myriad of opportunities that come along with serving mature adults. From hosting benefits access programs to jump starting business endeavors participants will explore how to surf the ‘age wave’ and all that fit within.

Biography ~ Taina K. Evans
Taina K. Evans works for Brooklyn Public Library and currently oversees all library services targeting the 50+ audience. She is the outgoing chair of the RSS Library Services to Aging Population Committee of Reference and User Services Assn. (RUSA). She is active in both Library Services to Person with Print Disabilities committee and Consumer Health Information Librarians Interest Group of Association of Specialized Government and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASGCLA), and also involved in New York’s Library Association (NYLA). As an adjunct professor, within the Division of Library and Information Science Program at St. John’s University, Mrs. Evans teaches a course in Collection Development & Management. Mrs. Evans has a B.A. in Government and Politics and Master’s Degree in Library Science from St. John’s University.

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