Skip to content

County of Los Angeles Public Library
donate
twitter  facebook  instagram pinterest  flickr 
Career Online High School summer reading
Teens
Adult 101 for Teens
Find a Good Book
Events
Life After High School
Homework Services
Volunteer
More Goodness
Directory of Services for Homeless Youth in Los Angeles
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.

book jacket

See more titles


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

Thursday, Jun 22,
10:30 AM

Adult 101 for Teens: Nutrition

Quartz Hill Library

Ice cream and fries for dinner? Think again! Your diet can affect your health, weight, mood and energy levels. Join us to learn how to make smart food choices and develop healthy eating habits.

Parents, please note refreshments will be served. A list of ingredients will be available.

For teens and tweens ages 10-18.

Thursday, Jun 22,
2:00 PM

Adult 101 Life Skills for Teens: Social Media & Cyber Safety - Rescheduled to 6/29/17

Walnut Library

Learn how to protect yourself online by making smart social media choices. Your digital footprint doesn't disappear.

Thursday, Jun 22,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Financial Education

Compton Library

Want to own your own business some day! Life Skillz covers and teaches teens about entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, money management, scholarships, job etiquette and more! Teens will also be playing Robert Kiyosaki’s award winning Cash Flow™ game and meet with experts in various fields. The workshop is taught by K. Grace, founder of K. Grace Development LLC.

Space is limited so please register at www.lifeskillzcourses.com

Ages 11-17

Saturday, Jun 24,
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

Monday, Jun 26,
3:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Social Media Savvy

Montebello Library

social media devicesLearn how to protect yourself by making smart social media choices, and stay happy online. Your digital footprint does not disappear!

Don't forget to borrow a book on social media from our teen nonfiction area.

Ages 12-19

 

Wednesday, Jun 28,
4:00 PM

Financial Savvy

Acton Agua Dulce Library

Learn from an expert about credit cards, debit cards, interest rates, loans, and savings & checking accounts.  Be financially savvy!  This program is for teens ages 12-18.

Wednesday, Jun 28,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Financial Education

Compton Library

Want to own your own business some day! Life Skillz covers and teaches teens about entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, money management, scholarships, job etiquette and more! Teens will also be playing Robert Kiyosaki’s award winning Cash Flow™ game and meet with experts in various fields. The workshop is taught by K. Grace, founder of K. Grace Development LLC. 

Space is limited so please register at www.lifeskillzcourses.com

Ages 11-17

Wednesday, Jun 28,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 Anime Style: Dining Etiquette 101

Pico Rivera Library

In the series Black Butler, Sebastian is a devil foa butler and a stickler for etiquette. Learn the basics of dining etiquette through hands-on dining and Black Butler episodes.

For teens and tweens ages 11 - 19

Thursday, Jun 29,
2:00 PM

Adult 101 Life Skills for Teens: Social Media & Cyber Safety

Walnut Library

Learn how to protect yourself online by making smart social media choices. Your digital footprint doesn't disappear.

Thursday, Jun 29,
3:30 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Etiquette

South El Monte Library

If you've ever felt uncomfortable in social situations and need help making a favorable first impression, do we have a program for you!  During this Etiquette Program, teens will learn the art of small talk, gracious table manners, and how to be a good guest. Besides giving you good information, this program is lots of fun too!

Thursday, Jun 29,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Financial Education

Compton Library

Want to own your own business some day! Life Skillz covers and teaches teens about entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, money management, scholarships, job etiquette and more! Teens will also be playing Robert Kiyosaki’s award winning Cash Flow™ game and meet with experts in various fields. The workshop is taught by K. Grace, founder of K. Grace Development LLC. 

Space is limited so please register at www.lifeskillzcourses.com

 

Ages 11-17

Friday, Jun 30,
2:00 PM

Skills for Teens: Public Persona/ Habilidades para los adolescentes: Persona pública

El Camino Real Library

Your public persona is the way you communicate, act, dress, and behave. Learn tips on how to present the best you to the world. 

Ages 10 - 18

 

Su personalidad pública es la forma en que se comunica, actúa, se viste y se comporta. Aprenda consejos sobre cómo presentar lo mejor de usted al mundo.

10 a 18 años

Friday, Jun 30,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 - Time Management Workshop for Teens

Cudahy Library

Learn important life skills to help you succeed in college and beyond! We will share tools and tips for time management, prioritizing, organizing and staying on top of things!

ages 13-17

Wednesday, Jul 5,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Financial Education

Compton Library

Want to own your own business some day! Life Skillz covers and teaches teens about entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, money management, scholarships, job etiquette and more! Teens will also be playing Robert Kiyosaki’s award winning Cash Flow™ game and meet with experts in various fields. The workshop is taught by K. Grace, founder of K. Grace Development LLC.

Space is limited so please register at www.lifeskillzcourses.com

 

Ages 11-17

Wednesday, Jul 5,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Interview Skills

Lancaster Library
Interviewing is a learned skill and there are no second chances to make a first impression. During this workshop we will discuss dress code, manners and tips on how to improve your interview performance.

Ages 14-18

grooming

Thursday, Jul 6,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Financial Education

Compton Library

Want to own your own business some day! Life Skillz covers and teaches teens about entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, money management, scholarships, job etiquette and more! Teens will also be playing Robert Kiyosaki’s award winning Cash Flow™ game and meet with experts in various fields. The workshop is taught by K. Grace, founder of K. Grace Development LLC.

Space is limited so please register at www.lifeskillzcourses.com

 

Ages 11-17

Saturday, Jul 8,
3:00 PM

Scholarship & Money for College

Diamond Bar Library

Join us as financial advisor Jefferey Zhu presents this free college financial planning workshop. High school students and parents will learn strategies on how to make paying for college affordable, and discover a variety of financial aid options, including where to look for scholarships and how to fill them out.

For adults and interested teens ages 14 and up

Tuesday, Jul 11,
4:30 PM

Adult 101: Etiquette and Thank You Notes for Teens

Hermosa Beach Library

Forgot to write your graduation or birthday thank you notes? Never fear! Come to the library and lear the art of written thank yous! Ages 12-18

Wednesday, Jul 12,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Financial Education

Compton Library

Want to own your own business some day! Life Skillz covers and teaches teens about entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, money management, scholarships, job etiquette and more! Teens will also be playing Robert Kiyosaki’s award winning Cash Flow™ game and meet with experts in various fields. The workshop is taught by K. Grace, founder of K. Grace Development LLC.

 

Space is limited so please register at www.lifeskillzcourses.com

 

Ages 11-17

Thursday, Jul 13,
2:00 PM

Adult 101 Life Skills for Teens: Financial Savvy

Walnut Library

Want to find out how much it really costs to live on your own? Find out from an expert!

Saturday, Jul 15,
1:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Financial Education

Compton Library

Want to own your own business some day! Life Skillz covers and teaches teens about entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, money management, scholarships, job etiquette and more! Teens will also be playing Robert Kiyosaki’s award winning Cash Flow™ game and meet with experts in various fields. The workshop is taught by K. Grace, founder of K. Grace Development LLC.

Space is limited so please register at www.lifeskillzcourses.com

 

Ages 11-17

Tuesday, Jul 18,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Financial Education

Compton Library

Want to own your own business some day! Life Skillz covers and teaches teens about entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, money management, scholarships, job etiquette and more! Teens will also be playing Robert Kiyosaki’s award winning Cash Flow™ game and meet with experts in various fields. The workshop is taught by K. Grace, founder of K. Grace Development LLC.

 

Space is limited so please register at www.lifeskillzcourses.com

 

Ages 11-17

Wednesday, Jul 19,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Financial Education

Compton Library

Want to own your own business some day! Life Skillz covers and teaches teens about entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, money management, scholarships, job etiquette and more! Teens will also be playing Robert Kiyosaki’s award winning Cash Flow™ game and meet with experts in various fields. The workshop is taught by K. Grace, founder of K. Grace Development LLC.

 

Space is limited so please register at www.lifeskillzcourses.com

 

Ages 11-17

Friday, Jul 21,
3:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Buying a Car

San Gabriel Library
teen on roadDo you have questions about buying your first car? Getting insured? Receive expert advice from a representative from the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs. 
 
Teens ages 12-17 and their parents
 
Parents: Please be aware that refreshments will be served. A list of ingredients will be provided at the program.

Wednesday, Jul 26,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Financial Education

Compton Library

Want to own your own business some day! Life Skillz covers and teaches teens about entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, money management, scholarships, job etiquette and more! Teens will also be playing Robert Kiyosaki’s award winning Cash Flow™ game and meet with experts in various fields. The workshop is taught by K. Grace, founder of K. Grace Development LLC.

 

Space is limited so please register at www.lifeskillzcourses.com

 

Ages 11-17

Wednesday, Jul 26,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 Anime Style: Money 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.

In the anime Devil is a Part-Timer, Sadou Maou and Shiro Ashiya struggle to make ends meet on one income. Learn how to handle your money and how to budget from the LA County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs. Stay and enjoy the anime after the presentation.

For teens and tweens ages 11 - 19

Thursday, Jul 27,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Financial Education

Compton Library

Want to own your own business some day! Life Skillz covers and teaches teens about entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, money management, scholarships, job etiquette and more! Teens will also be playing Robert Kiyosaki’s award winning Cash Flow™ game and meet with experts in various fields. The workshop is taught by K. Grace, founder of K. Grace Development LLC.

 

Space is limited so please register at www.lifeskillzcourses.com

 

Ages 11-17

Saturday, Jul 29,
12:00 PM

Cyber Safety

Rosemead Library

Learn how to protect yourself by making smart social media decision. The choices you make online now can impact your safety in the future. Your digital footprint doesn't disappear!  For teens 12 - 18.

Tuesday, Aug 1,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Financial Education

Compton Library

Want to own your own business some day! Life Skillz covers and teaches teens about entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, money management, scholarships, job etiquette and more! Teens will also be playing Robert Kiyosaki’s award winning Cash Flow™ game and meet with experts in various fields. The workshop is taught by K. Grace, founder of K. Grace Development LLC.

 

Space is limited so please register at www.lifeskillzcourses.com

 

Ages 11-17

Wednesday, Aug 2,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Financial Education

Compton Library

Want to own your own business some day! Life Skillz covers and teaches teens about entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, money management, scholarships, job etiquette and more! Teens will also be playing Robert Kiyosaki’s award winning Cash Flow™ game and meet with experts in various fields. The workshop is taught by K. Grace, founder of K. Grace Development LLC.

 

Space is limited so please register at www.lifeskillzcourses.com

 

Ages 11-17

Tuesday, Aug 8,
4:30 PM

Adult 101: Public Persona and Internet Saftey for Teens

Hermosa Beach Library

Present the best you to the world. Come learn about crafting your online persona, keeping yourself safe online and setting good boundaries. Ages 12-18.

Tuesday, Aug 15,
5:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Cyber Smarts

La Canada Flintridge Library

Protect youself in the cyber world. Learn strategies to stay safe and guard you privacy. Check out our books on cyber safety.

Wednesday, Aug 16,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 Anime Style: Cyber Safety and Social Media Savvy

Pico Rivera Library

Online technology can be dangerous; just ask Kirito and Asuna from Sword Art Online. Join us for an afternoon of Sword Art Online anime and a discussion with Deputy Hish from the LA County Sheriff's office about cyber safety.

For teens and tweens ages 11 - 19

Thursday, Aug 24,
3:00 PM

Adult 101: Time Management

Sorensen Library

 

Prepare for adulthood by learning skills to help you organize your life, including schoolwork, and extracurricular activities.

These programs are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Sorensen Library.

For Ages 12-17.

Wednesday, Sep 27,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 Anime Style: Surviving the Workplace

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. 

Despite saving the world, Son Goku from the Dragonball series has the hardest time holding down a job. Learn tips and skills that will help you be successful in the workplace. Stay for some Dragonball Super episodes after the presentation. 

For teens and tweens ages 11 - 19

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.