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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

Tuesday, Jan 24,
5:30 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Etiquette

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library

etiquette

Learn the art of small talk, how to be a good guest, how to set a table and how to make a favorable first impression.
 
For teens 12-18.

Thursday, Jan 26,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Nutrition for Teens

Live Oak Library

Your diet can affect your health, weight, mood, stress, sleep, and energy levels.  Learn how to make smart, mindful food choices that are realistic for you and your lifestyle.  We'll also be making a delicious and healthy trail mix!

Teen Programs are designed for ages 12-18.
 
Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Live Oak Library
 
*Parents:  Please be aware that refreshments will be served at these programs. A list of ingredients will be available at the programs.

Saturday, Feb 4,
9:30 AM

Adult 101: Fitness for Teens

Bell Gardens Library

Want to get healthy and stay fit?  It’s time to get moving!  Join us for a series of workshops where you’ll learn how to exercise properly and create your own exercise program that will help you reach your goals.  

For ages 12-18.

Sunday, Feb 5,
9:30 AM

Adult 101: Fitness for Teens

Bell Gardens Library

Want to get healthy and stay fit?  It’s time to get moving!  Join us for a series of workshops where you’ll learn how to exercise properly and create your own exercise program that will help you reach your goals.  

For ages 12-18.

Monday, Feb 6,
9:30 AM

Adult 101: Fitness for Teens

Bell Gardens Library

Want to get healthy and stay fit?  It’s time to get moving!  Join us for a series of workshops where you’ll learn how to exercise properly and create your own exercise program that will help you reach your goals.  

For ages 12-18.

Tuesday, Feb 7,
9:30 AM

Adult 101: Fitness for Teens

Bell Gardens Library

Want to get healthy and stay fit?  It’s time to get moving!  Join us for a series of workshops where you’ll learn how to exercise properly and create your own exercise program that will help you reach your goals.  

For ages 12-18.

Tuesday, Feb 7,
3:30 PM

Adult 101: Life Skills for Teens Money Management

El Monte Library

coins and logo

 

Learn from an expert about credit cards, debit cards, money management and loans.  It's never too early to be financial savvy!

Wednesday, Feb 8,
9:30 AM

Adult 101: Fitness for Teens

Bell Gardens Library

Want to get healthy and stay fit?  It’s time to get moving!  Join us for a series of workshops where you’ll learn how to exercise properly and create your own exercise program that will help you reach your goals.  

For ages 12-18.

Wednesday, Feb 8,
3:30 PM

Adult 101 Life Skills for Teens: Easy Etiquette

Malibu Library

Table setting

Have a hot date for Valentine's Day? Impress them with your manners and don't get caught using the wrong fork! Learn the art of small talk, how to be a good guest, and how to make a favorable first impression in any social situation. 

For teens 12-18.

Thursday, Feb 9,
9:30 AM

Adult 101: Fitness for Teens

Bell Gardens Library

Want to get healthy and stay fit?  It’s time to get moving!  Join us for a series of workshops where you’ll learn how to exercise properly and create your own exercise program that will help you reach your goals.  

For ages 12-18.

Friday, Feb 10,
9:30 AM

Adult 101: Fitness for Teens

Bell Gardens Library

Want to get healthy and stay fit?  It’s time to get moving!  Join us for a series of workshops where you’ll learn how to exercise properly and create your own exercise program that will help you reach your goals.  

For ages 12-18.

Saturday, Feb 11,
9:30 AM

Adult 101: Fitness for Teens

Bell Gardens Library

Want to get healthy and stay fit?  It’s time to get moving!  Join us for a series of workshops where you’ll learn how to exercise properly and create your own exercise program that will help you reach your goals.  

For ages 12-18.

Saturday, Feb 11,
12:00 PM

Adult 101 - Life Skills for Teens: Etiquette

Lawndale Library

Teen Utopia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Need help making small talk? Got caught using the wrong fork at dinner? Teens can learn the social skills they need to be successful in school, on the job, and in life. Become a master in handling yourself in any social situation!

*Parents please be advised that food may be served. A list of ingredients will be available at the program.

For ages 12-17.

Saturday, Feb 11,
12:30 PM

Teen Public Persona

Rosemead Library

Public Persona: Be your own publicist

Did you know that the way you act, speak, dress, and communicate in your community contribute to how others perceive you? Learn to create an image and reputation you can be proud of and present yourself positively!

For teens 13 - 18.

Saturday, Feb 11,
2:00 PM

Adult 101: Life Skills for Teens - Budgeting Basics

Claremont Library
Be frugal and fabulous! Learn from our expert about the basics of banking, different forms of credit and how to budget your money to help you grapple with real-life financial choices.
 

For ages 13 - 17.

Saturday, Feb 11,
2:30 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Fitness

Stevenson Ranch Library

Looking for exercise and fitness advice? Grab your friends and discover the secrets of how to get fit and stay healthy. Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring water!

 

For teens ages 12-18.

Saturday, Feb 18,
3:00 PM

Adult 101: Public Speaking for Teens

San Dimas Library

Teens!  Participate in a free crash course in public speaking; learn what to say and how to say it.  Our Teen Librarian will lead a PowerPoint discussion in how to prepare for public speaking.  We will all assist in preparing a presentation and if time allows, we will each take a turn giving a presentation.

Tuesday, Feb 21,
6:00 PM

Adult 101 Anime Style: Resumes and Interviewing

Rivera Library

Get prepared for your job hunt by learning the basics of resume writing and interviewing. After the workshop, stay for some Blue Exorcist anime episodes and watch our main character struggle to find a job and a new direction in life. 

Wednesday, Feb 22,
3:00 PM

Adult 101: Cybersecurity for Teens

Duarte Library

Teens, want to be safer and more secure online? Then come to this free seminar given by a local technology company. Learn to be safe online!

Friday, Feb 24,
3:30 PM

Adult 101: Etiquette for Life

Temple City Library
Forks and plates with Adult 101 logo in lower right corner
 
Learn the ins and outs of polite society with this fun, interactive mini-workshop. Gain social skills that will last you into college and beyond. No registration is required and all materials will be provided. We will also have snacks and light refreshments.
 
For teens, grades 7 - 12      
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 

Parents: Please be aware that refreshments are being served at this program. A list of ingredients will be available. 
 
Refreshments are provided courtesy of the Friends of the Temple City Library.

Saturday, Feb 25,
10:00 AM

Dining Etiquette for Teens

Artesia Library
Learn how to have confidence in a variety of dining situations!
  • Communication skills at the dining table.
  • What does your handshake say about you?
  • Learn the difference between Continental and American style dining.
  • Do you know which is your bread plate?
     Jules Hirst, Etiquette Consultant, with ten years' experience teaching etiquette, will lead this workshop.
 
     For ages 10 and up. No registration necessary.
 
Parents: Please be aware that refreshments will be served at this program.  A list of ingredients will be available.
 
This program is provided with support by Friends of the Artesia Library.

Saturday, Feb 25,
10:00 AM

TAB & Adult 101: Be the Best You

Westlake Village Library

Join us for a special TAB meeting!

Did you know that the way you act, speak, dress, communicate and participate in your community all contribute to how others perceive you? Learn to create an image and reputation you can be proud of and present yourself positively.

Teens 12-18

Saturday, Feb 25,
1:30 PM

Job Skills Workshop for Youth

East Los Angeles Library

LA Youth at Work LogoAre you looking for a job? Attend a special job skills workshop to learn what you need to get and keep that job. Learn to write a resume, stand out in a job interview, and receive a Work Readiness Certification!

 

Step 1 - Sign up at http://www.layouthatwork.org/join
Step 2 - Click on the Confirmation Link that will be emailed to you.
Step 3 - Create a Username and Password.
Step 4 - Sign in to http://www.layouthatwork.org and RSVP to our event!

Ages 16-24

Tuesday, Mar 21,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Life Skills for Teens Social Media Smarts for Teens

Norwood Library
Learn how to protect yourself by making smart social media decisions. The choices you make online now can impact future career prospects and your safety. Your digital footprint does not disappear!
 
Parents:  Please be aware that refreshments will be served at this program.  A list of ingredients will be available at the program.
 

For Teens, grades 6 - 12.

Thursday, Mar 23,
3:45 PM

Adult 101: Nutrition

Sorensen Library

Teens are invited to a special afternoon of learning how to assemble a healthy, well balanced snack! Check out some books on nutrition for more information and go home with the information to make healthier eating choices!  For Ages 12-17.

 

This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Sorensen Library.

*Parents please be advised that food may be served. A list of ingredients will be available at the program

Thursday, Mar 23,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Financial Savvy

San Fernando Library
Teens will learn the difference between debit &
credit cards, how to manage your money & avoid
scams, and be a savvy consumer.
 
An expert from the Department of Consumer and
Business Affairs will show you tips on how to be 
money-savvy! 
 
Ages 13 to 17.