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Adult 101 for Teens

Adult 101 For Teens:

Tips and tricks for surviving adulthood

This project was supported in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

Stuff You Need To Know

Check out these books for tips & tricks to survive adulthood.

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Etiquette

Etiquette
Thrive in social situations and avoid mistakes you may not even know you’re making.

Finance

Financial Savvy
How to manage your money and be a savvy consumer.

Nutrition and Fitness

Nutrition and Fitness
How to get fit and stay healthy for the rest of your life.

Persona

Persona
Present the best you to the world.

Personal Safety

Personal Safety
What you should and shouldn’t do to stay safe.

Public Speaking

Public Speaking
What to say and how to say it.

Social Media and Cyber Smarts

Social Media and Cyber Smarts
Protect your privacy, avoid bullying, and stay happy online.

Workplace Know-How

Workplace Know-How and Time Management
The best ways to get (and keep) a job.

Adult 101 for Teen Events

Date Location

Wednesday, Nov 22,
5:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Personal Safety

La Canada Flintridge Library

Discover safety skill and navigate your world with confidence. Check out our books on self defense.

Open to ages 13-17 years.

Thursday, Nov 30,
4:30 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Dining Etiquette

Manhattan Beach Library
The road to adulthood can be hard! That's why the library is here to help with classes to help teens navigate new territories like job interviews, money management, and public speaking. 

Thursdays, 4:30 to 5:30 PM
 
November 30, 2017 - Dining Etiquette 
December 14, 2017 - Workplace Know-how 
January 4, 2017 - Public Speaking 
 
Grades 6 to 12.
 
*Parents: Please be aware that refreshments will be served at this program. A list of ingredients will be available.
Padres de familia: se les informa que se van a servir bocadillos en este programa.  
La lista de los ingredientes estará disponible.

Saturday, Dec 2,
10:00 AM

Adult 101: Stress Management

Westlake Village Library

Join us for a special Teen Advisory Board meeting!

Everyone feels stressed out now and again! Learn useful tips and techniques on how to cope with the stressful situations of everyday life.

Teens Ages 12-18

Saturday, Dec 2,
2:00 PM

Adult 101 Social Etiquette

Acton Agua Dulce Library

Ever wonder why there are so many pieces of silverware at your table? Join us and learn the ins and outs of social etiquette with Jules Hirst. This program is for teens ages 12-18.

Tuesday, Dec 5,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Etiquette Workshop

Lake Los Angeles Library

Join us for a dining etiquette workshop and practice your manners at the pizza party.

Teens age 12-18 sign up at the Information Desk today!

Parents: Please be aware that refreshments will be served. A list of ingredients will be available at the program.

Wednesday, Dec 6,
3:30 PM

Adult 101: Finance for Teens

Malibu Library

finance graph and money bags

Learn from a Department of Consumer and Business Affairs expert about protecting your credit, credit cards, interest rates, APRs, loans, and savings & checking accounts. (These are things you'll need to know in college)! Be financially savvy!

For teens 12-18.

Wednesday, Dec 6,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 Life Skills for Teens: Cyber Smarts

Wiseburn Library

Teens on Cell PhonesLearn how to protect yourself by making smart social media decisions. The choices you make online now can impact your future career prospects and your safety.

 
Parents: please be aware that refreshments will be served. A list of ingredients will be available upon request.
 
For ages 12 - 18.

Thursday, Dec 7,
3:00 PM

Adult 101: Public Speaking for Teens

Bell Library

Teens! Did you know that tongue twisters improve language skills? They are also used by people who speak in public such as actors and politicians to improve clarity in their speech.
Improve your pace, timing, and projection with this fun activity. Free giveaways for participants.

Thursday, Dec 7,
3:30 PM

Adult 101: Life Skills for Teens - Job Success

South El Monte Library

Learn more about job searching, employment applications, interviewing, and presenting yourself well in the professional world.  Get tips on how to get (and keep!) a job.  Organizational skills and time management will help you succeed at work, school, and in life.

Friday, Dec 8,
3:00 PM

Adult 101: Life Skills for Teens - Social & Dining Etiquette

Walnut Library

Teens, join us in this free class with etiquette and public speaking expert Jules Hirst to learn life skills. 

Which fork to use first at a formal dinner party? What is the proper way to shake hands and introduce yourself at a college interview or in any other social situation?  Learn all about etiquette and social niceties to help you make a favorable first impression on anyone you meet.

 

For Teens ages 12-17
 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Walnut Library 

Saturday, Dec 9,
2:00 PM

Adult 101 Anime Style: Intro to Budgeting

Pico Rivera Library

Welcome to Adult 101 , Life Skills Boot Camp with an anime twist. Get prepared for adulthood by learning important skills through anime and manga. 

Money conscious Haruhi from Ouran High School Host Club knows how to spend her money wisely (unlike her uber-wealthy classmates!). Learn tips and tricks to better budget your money and build savings. Stay for episodes of Ouran High School Host Club afterwards.

For tweens and teens ages 11 - 18

Tuesday, Dec 12,
3:30 PM

Adult 101 for Teens - Table Etiquette

Diamond Bar Library

Be ready for the holidays and don't get caught using the wrong fork! Learn the basics of table etiquette and how to make fun napkin folds for the holiday table.

Wednesday, Dec 13,
5:00 PM

Adult 101: Nutrition for Teens

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library

hands grabbing foodLearn about healthy eating and make your own trail mix.

All trail mix ingredients provided by the Friends of the
Carson Library.

Parents: Please be aware that food will be used in this
program. A list of ingredients will be available.
For teens 12-18.

Thursday, Dec 14,
5:00 PM

Adult 101: Etiquette for Teens

East Los Angeles Library

etiquetteThe holiday season is upon us! Don't know which fork to use at the dinner table? Learn dining etiquette, how to be a good guest, and how to present yourself in social situations. Then practice your new skills with an end-of-the-year pizza party!

Ages 12-17

Refreshments generously provided by Los Amigos of the East Los Angeles Library.


** Parents: Please note that food will be served; a list of ingredients will be available

adult 101 logo

Saturday, Dec 16,
2:00 PM

Adult 101 Anime Style: Stress Management 101

Pico Rivera Library

Welcome to Adult 101, Life Skills Boot Camp for Teens with an anime twist. Get prepared for adulthood by learning important skills through anime and manga. 

Umaru from Himoto! Umaru-chan is a straight-A student who remembers to take time to relax, play video games, watch anime, and have fun! Learn how to better manage your stress and enjoy life! Enjoy episodes from the anime after the presentation.

For teens and tweens ages 11 - 18

Thursday, Dec 21,
2:00 PM

Adult 101: Healthy Living/Adulto 101: Vida saludable

El Camino Real Library

Healthy Living

Ice cream for dinner? No thanks! Learn how to best feed your body and get hands-on experience making healthy snacks for yourself. 
Parents, please be aware that food may be served at this program. A list of ingredients will be available.
For ages 12-18

¿Helado para la cena? ¡No, gracias! Aprenda cómo alimentar mejor a su cuerpo y obtenga experiencia práctica para preparar bocadillos saludables para usted.
Padres, tengan en cuenta que se serviran alimentos en este programa. Una lista de ingredientes estará disponible.
Para las edades 12 a 18 años

Saturday, Dec 23,
2:00 PM

Adult 101 Anime Style: Tea Party Etiquette

Pico Rivera Library

Welcome to Adult 101, Life Skills Boot Camp for Teens with an anime twist. Get prepared for adulthood by learning important skills through anime and manga.

Join us for an afternoon tea and learn about tea party etiquette followed by Black Butler anime episodes. Victorian cosplay is welcome!

For teens and tweens ages 11 -18

Wednesday, Dec 27,
3:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Your Persona

Claremont Library

A public persona is the way that you present yourself to the outside world, including your image and your reputation. Learn some basic aspects of persona and exchange views and ideas with fellow teens.

Ages 13-17

Thursday, Dec 28,
3:00 PM

Adult 101: Fitness & Healthy Living

Agoura Hills Library

Looking for exercise and fitness advice? Grab your friends and discover the secrets of how to get fit and stay healthy. Then, we'll get moving!

Teens 12 to 18

Friday, Jan 12,
3:00 PM

Adult 101: Life Skills for Teens - Public Speaking

Walnut Library

Um, giving a good speech is like totally hard. Join us in this free class. Etiquette and public speaking expert Jules Hirst will help you become a confident public speaker and teach you how to present the best “you” to the world. 

For Teens ages 12-17
 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Walnut Library