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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, Feb 20,
3:30 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Public Speaking

Quartz Hill Library

Did you know that tongue twisters improve language skills and clarity in speech? Stop by for an afternoon full of tongue twister games and activities designed to improve your pace, timing, and projection! Free giveaways for participants.

Ages 12-17.

Tuesday, Feb 20,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Time Management

La Canada Flintridge Library

You have demands on your time and attention. Learn some life-changing skills and achieve a sense of balance. Open to ages 13-17 years.

Wednesday, Feb 21,
3:30 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Mental Health Awareness

South El Monte Library

Depression and anxiety are common in today's society and may affect us all at some point in our lives.  This program, led by staff from the Asian Pacific Health Care Venture, will address these issues, as well as ways to cope with them and ultimately improve our lives.  Due to the nature of the program, it will be held in a meeting room at the San Gabriel Valley Service Center, located across the parking lot from the library at 1441 Santa Anita Ave. 

Wednesday, Feb 21,
3:30 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Social Media

Wiseburn Library

Teens on PhoneDon't feed the trolls (and other tips to surviving social media). Learn how to protect your privacy, avoid bullying, and stay happy online.  

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

Thursday, Feb 22,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

Join us every Thursday for different events ranging from book clubs, art activities, movies and gaming.

For Teens ages 12-18.

Thursday, Feb 22,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Etiquette for Teens

San Fernando Library

Teen will 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 ages 12 to 17. 

Wednesday, Feb 28,
3:30 PM

Adult 101: Resumes for Teens

Duarte Library

Hey Teens, this FREE seminar will cover the basics of you creating and marketing one of your most important tools for getting a job - your resume! Kati Chick from the Monrovia Adult School will be the presenter

Thursday, Mar 1,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

Join us every Thursday for different events ranging from book clubs, art activities, movies and gaming.

For Teens ages 12-18.

Wednesday, Mar 7,
4:30 PM

Adult 101: Cyber Safety and Tech Frames

Malibu Library

tech picture framesCelebrate Teen Tech Week, learn a little bit about cyber safety, and incorporate technology into your artwork!  All materials will be provided to create a frame for the future.

For teens 12-18.

Thursday, Mar 8,
3:00 PM

Adult 101: Social Media and Cyber Smarts

Los Nietos Library
Cyber Smarts

Teens, learn how to protect your privacy, avoid bullying, and stay happy online. Lt. Costa from L.A. County Sheriff's Department will present a cyber safety workshop.

Appropriate for ages 12 - 18

Thursday, Mar 8,
3:00 PM

Cyber Safety for Teens

Los Nietos Library
Cyber safetyLearn how to protect your privacy, avoid bullying, and stay happy online. Lt. Costa from L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. will present a cyber safety workshop.
 
 
Appropriate for ages 12 - 18

Thursday, Mar 8,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

Join us every Thursday for different events ranging from book clubs, art activities, movies and gaming.

For Teens ages 12-18.

Wednesday, Mar 14,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 - Social Etiquette for Teens

Lancaster Library

social etiquetteLearning proper etiquette and good manners provides advantages in the business world, school, and in everyday life. Learn how to make a good impression, and the art of being courteous in any social situation.

This program is for teens ages 12-18

adult 101

Wednesday, Mar 14,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Careers with the FBI

Norwalk Library

FBI

Interested in pursuing a career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation? Learn about the various career tracks at the FBI including Special Agent, Surveillance, Intelligence Analysis, and Forensic Accounting. Special Agent Evette Rivera will discuss the various positions available, the application process, and tips on how to get hired at the nation’s top law enforcement and intelligence organization.

For TEENS, ages 13 - 18.

Parents: Please be aware that refreshments will be served at this event. A list of ingredients will be available. Refreshments provided courtesy of the Friends of the Norwalk Library.

Thursday, Mar 15,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

Join us every Thursday for different events ranging from book clubs, art activities, movies and gaming.

For Teens ages 12-18.

Friday, Mar 16,
4:00 PM

Decision Making

Angelo M. Iacoboni Library

Join us for Choice-Opoly, a fun game and open discussion on decision making and how these choices affect our lives.

Ages 12-18

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

Tuesday, Mar 20,
5:00 PM

Adult 101: Resume Writing for Teens

Cudahy Library

Knowing how to create a good resume can make a difference when applying for a job or scholarship. During this workshop, we will show what makes a good resume and describe resources available at the library that will help you during your resume creation.

ages 13-17 

Thursday, Mar 22,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

Join us every Thursday for different events ranging from book clubs, art activities, movies and gaming.

For Teens ages 12-18.

Tuesday, Mar 27,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Social Media and Cyber Smarts // Adulto 101: Redes sociales e inteligencia cibernética

El Camino Real Library

Teens TextingDon't feed the trolls (and other tips to surviving the Internet). Learn how to protect your privacy, avoid bullying, and stay happy online. 

 Ages 12 - 18

No alimentes a los trolls (y otros consejos para sobrevivir el Internet). Aprenda cómo proteger su privacidad, evite la intimidación y manténgase feliz en línea.

 Para edades 12 a 18 años.

Tuesday, Mar 27,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for teens: Speak Up!

La Canada Flintridge Library

Gain critical skills without standing in front of a large audience. Open to ages 13-17 years.

Wednesday, Mar 28,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 Anime Style: Cyber Safety

Pico Rivera Library

Teens will lead the discussion on how social media affects their lives and discuss methods to best handle difficult situations involving bullying and privacy. We will also look how social media plays a part in anime such as Yuri on Ice! and Summer Wars.

Thursday, Mar 29,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Social Media

Bell Gardens Library

Social MediaDon't feed the trolls (and other tips to surviving social media). Learn how to protect your privacy, avoid bullying, and stay happy online. 

Parents: please be aware that refreshments will be served. A list of ingredients will be available upon request.
 

For ages 13-17

Thursday, Mar 29,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

Join us every Thursday for different events ranging from book clubs, art activities, movies and gaming.

For Teens ages 12-18.

Saturday, Mar 31,
3:00 PM

Adult 101: Public Speaking

Acton Agua Dulce Library

Not blessed with the gift of gab? Learn to speak with confidence and eloquence for crowds large and small. Our public speaking expert will teach you the tricks of the trade!  For teens ages 13-18

Wednesday, Apr 4,
4:00 PM

Teen Advisory Board Meeting & Adult 101: Managing Stress

Carson Library

Teens: join us for our TAB (Teen Advisory Board) meeting, followed by an Adult 101 (for teens) program focusing on managing stress!

Thursday, Apr 5,
3:00 PM

Adult 101: Public Speaking

Sorensen Library

Learn how to better your pubic speaking skills while you compete in our tongue twisters tournament. 

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

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

For Teens ages 12-17

Thursday, Apr 5,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

Join us every Thursday for different events ranging from book clubs, art activities, movies and gaming.

For Teens ages 12-18.

Thursday, Apr 12,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

Join us every Thursday for different events ranging from book clubs, art activities, movies and gaming.

For Teens ages 12-18.

Thursday, Apr 19,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

Join us every Thursday for different events ranging from book clubs, art activities, movies and gaming.

For Teens ages 12-18.

Saturday, Apr 21,
11:00 AM

Adult 101:Life Skills for Teens Public Speaking

Castaic Library
Um, giving a good speech is like totally hard!  Join us in this free class lead by etiquette and public speaking expert Jules Hirst.  She will help you become a confident public speaker and teachyou how to present the best “you” to the world.

For Teens Ages 12-18.

Tuesday, Apr 24,
4:00 PM

Adult 101-Teen Resume Workshop

Lancaster Library

Adult 101Teens, are you unsure how to prepare your first resume? Join us for this helpful Adult 101 workshop where we will provide you with valuable tips and guide you through the art of creating an effective and winning resume.

Ages 14-18

Wednesday, Apr 25,
4:00 PM

Adult 101-Teen Interview Skills Workshop

Lancaster Library

Interview SkillsInterviewing 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

 

Adult 101

Thursday, Apr 26,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

Join us every Thursday for different events ranging from book clubs, art activities, movies and gaming.

For Teens ages 12-18.

Thursday, May 3,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

Join us every Thursday for different events ranging from book clubs, art activities, movies and gaming.

For Teens ages 12-18.

Thursday, May 10,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

Join us every Thursday for different events ranging from book clubs, art activities, movies and gaming.

For Teens ages 12-18.

Thursday, May 17,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

Join us every Thursday for different events ranging from book clubs, art activities, movies and gaming.

For Teens ages 12-18.

Thursday, May 24,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

Join us every Thursday for different events ranging from book clubs, art activities, movies and gaming.

For Teens ages 12-18.

Tuesday, May 29,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Cyber Smarts

La Canada Flintridge Library

Protect yourself in the cyber world. Learn strategies to stay safe and guard your privacy. Open to ages 13-17 years.

Thursday, May 31,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

Join us every Thursday for different events ranging from book clubs, art activities, movies and gaming.

For Teens ages 12-18.

Thursday, Jun 7,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

Join us every Thursday for different events ranging from book clubs, art activities, movies and gaming.

For Teens ages 12-18.

Thursday, Jun 14,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

Join us every Thursday for different events ranging from book clubs, art activities, movies and gaming.

For Teens ages 12-18.

Thursday, Jun 21,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

Join us every Thursday for different events ranging from book clubs, art activities, movies and gaming.

For Teens ages 12-18.

Thursday, Jun 28,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

Join us every Thursday for different events ranging from book clubs, art activities, movies and gaming.

For Teens ages 12-18.

Thursday, Jun 28,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Money Management

Rivera Library

Learn mad money saving skills and create an adventure fund travel jar!

For teens and tweens ages 11 - 18