foundational Literacy

Digital Literacy:  Classes at the Foley Public Library start January 24, 2023


Digital Literacy is being able to critically use technology and to navigate through various online platforms using different devices.  It is understanding how technology works and being able to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills.

Digital Literacy - Tuesdays at 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Foley Public Library Computer Lab                REGISTER HERE

We Need Your Feedback! Starting January 2023, the Foley Public Library will be partnering with the South Baldwin Literacy Council to offer computer based digital classes. To help us get a better understanding of the needs of our community, please fill out and submit the survey below.

Financial Literacy:  Classes start January 23, 2023

Financial Literacy is having the knowledge, skills and confidence to make sound financial decisions including, understanding how money works and how it is spent in your life, financial planning for the future and managing your finances, and making the best use of the financial resources at your disposal.

Conveniently offered in several locations in South Baldwin County             

                           REGISTER HERE


Health Literacy


Health Literacy is having the ability to find, understand, and use information and services to inform health-related decisions and actions for themselves and others. It includes being able to read and comprehend essential health-related materials (e.g., prescription bottles, appointment slips, etc.)

Also offering ESL Health Literacy for limited English speaking participants.

For information on our next class:                                                        Request Information HERE


Civic Literacy

Civic Literacy is having the knowledge and skills you need to participate in making change in your community and the greater society. It is the foundation by which a democratic society functions. This includes voting, knowing how the government works, and the rights and responsibilities of citizens and elected members of government.

For information on our next class:                                                Request Information HERE

Emotional Literacy

Emotional Literacy is being able to identify, validate, and express your feelings, as well as recognize and respond appropriately to the feelings of others. It is the ability to listen to others and is key to the formation of successful relationships, enhanced problem-solving abilities, and improving overall quality of life. 

   For more information on our next emotional literacy classes:                                               Request Information HERE                                   

Cultural Literacy

Cultural Literacy is having the ability to understand all the languages, methods, thoughts and unspoken ideas that shape behavior and communication in a particular society. The advantage of having a good understanding of cultural learning to know how to avoid misunderstandings and interacting well with people of other cultures. Knowing your cultural background makes you more empathetic and knowledgeable.

For more information on our next cultural literacy classes:                                               CLICK HERE