Developing foundational competency including reading, writing, math, job application assistance, and overall life-skill development. Also includes STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) knowledge building on basic skills and concepts.
Having the ability to express, connect with, and understand knowledge and comunicatin through comprehensive and innovative formats; the ability to distinguish between credible and non-credible sources; recognizing when information is needed to further oneself, an objective, or a project.
Engaging in discourse while remaining respectful of other individuals of varying opinions; understanding the importance of comunity engagement which allows individuals to interact with one another in a participatory manner; invoking societal change.
Having the ability to make informed decisions in relation to an individual’s physical, mental, emotional, or spiritual health. Aso applies to caregivers understanding the health information of a loved one.
Financial literacy is the ability to understand and effectively use various financial skills, including personal financial management, budgeting, and investing. Financial literacy is the foundation of your relationship with money, and it is a lifelong journey of learning. The earlier you start, the better off you will be, because education is the key to success when it comes to money.
Yeadon Public Library is very excited to pe a part of Delaware County’s PA Forward Star Program. This means that we have created and are still creating programs for our community that promote the Five (5) Literacies: Basic, Information, Civil and Social, Health, and Financial Literacies. Due to COVID-19 our adult and children’s programs are currently limited to an online presence, but we look forward to offering more programs while maintaining Covid safety protocols in the near future. Until then, stay safe, stay happy, and stay healthy!