This study is a primary research aimed at the information service of public libraries for aged persons who are increasing in our society. In the year 2000, the total population of the world is expected to be up to sixty one hundred millions and the aged population over the age of 65 is also expected to be about 14.3 percent. The population of Korea will be twenty third(23) in its number throughout the world and the population of aged persons is expected to increase to 7 percent according to the United Nation. The service of public libraries should enhance the quality of each individual life and contribute to communities in the conviction of service. The social welfare of aged person is, in a way, to transfer the responsibilities of taking care of aged persons from the family to society. When we plan, consider and offer the equal rights and o n.0, pportunities for them to access to public libraries, then the service of public libraries will be a momentum for the reformation of our society. The public libraries should develop a section for the aged persons as a non-profit organization and further should provide some communication skills, specific a n.0, pparatus for poor eye sight, and some financial su n.0, pport for them.
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