Continuing Education Services News

Excellence in Library Services to Older Adults

According to a 2020 report from the U.S. Census Bureau, "there's been a rapid increase in the size of the 65-and-older population, which grew by over a third since 2010. No other age group saw such a fast increase." Older adults are often a driving force behind support and participation with the public library; as a result, librarians often design their programs and services with older adults in mind.

Unconscious Bias in Hiring Practices

Are unconscious biases impacting your hiring process? These biases can cause us to make decisions in favor of one person or group to the detriment of others. Are you open to exploring the potential for bias to appear in job descriptions, recruitment, screening candidates, interviewing, making an offer, and retention practices.