The Institute will focus on three primary areas:
(1) concepts and research underlying new approaches to working with midlife and older adults;
(2) promising practices in library services, including the Lifelong Access framework for new older adult services; and
(3) leadership skills in community librarianship.
The full cost of Fellows’ travel, tuition, and room and board for the Institute will be covered by LFF.
The application is available online and must be accompanied by a statement of support from the library director. Selection will be on a competitive basis. The deadline for submitting an application is May 5, 2008. Please visit our website (http://www.lifelonglibraries.org) for further details.