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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, Mar 7,
5:00 PM

Adult 101: Social Media and Cyber Smarts

South Whittier Library

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

 For ages 12 - 18. 

Wednesday, Mar 8,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Fitness

Lake Los Angeles Library

Looking for exercise and fitness advice? Learn how to get fit and stay healthy from personal trainer, Jesus Mejia.

Teens age 12 to 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.

 

Tuesday, Mar 14,
5:00 PM

Money Smarts for Teens/Conocimientos de dinero para adolescentes

El Camino Real Library

Money SmartsLearn how to manage your money from financial expert, Jefferey Zhu. After the presentation, have fun decorating your very own book bank.

Ages 10 - 18

 Ven y aprende a administrar tu dinero con el experto financiero, Jeffrey Zhu. Después de la presentación, diviértete decorando tu propia alcancía en forma de un libro.      10 - 18 Años

 

Monday, Mar 20,
4:00 PM

Personal Finance for Teens

Maywood Cesar Chavez Library

Do you have questions about finance, credit cards, investing and other money topics? Come to this fun event and get your questions answered!  For ages 12-18.

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.

Wednesday, Mar 22,
3:30 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Dining Etiquette

Carson Library

Attention teens & tweens: stop by for an afternoon of fine dining etiquette & party planning basics, in this fun & interactive program geared to teens.

Recommended for teens ages 12-18.

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: Beginning Yoga

Hawthorne Library
Looking for exercise and fitness advice? Ever wanted to learn basic yoga poses? Grab your friends and discover the basic poses of yoga and the secrets to a healthier lifestyle!
 
For ages 13 to 18. 

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.
 

Friday, Mar 24,
3:00 PM

Adult 101: Life Skills for Teens Persona

Walnut Library
Did you know that the way you act, speak, dress, communicate and participate in your community all contribute to how others perceive you? Learn tips on how to own your image and present the best of you to the world.

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

This program is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Walnut Library.
 
 
For teens ages 12-17.

Friday, Mar 24,
4:00 PM

Cybersecurity and You!

West Hollywood Library
cybersecurityCalling all teens!  If you're worried that someone could get into your Facebook, impersonate you on Snapchat, or otherwise commit nefarious deeds on the Internet in your name, then this is the program for you! We'll debunk your fears and discuss ways to protect yourself online.
 
Find us in the West Hollywood Room!
 
*Teens 13-18. 

Saturday, Mar 25,
11:00 AM

Get Safe! Bullying Prevention Program for Youth

Artesia Library
This program especially for kids will be presented by GETSAFE. Over the past 30 years, GETSAFE has trained more than 100,000 people in the community!  
  • What is bullying behavior?
  • Why do people bully?
  • How to recognize bullying behaviors
  • What can I do? What to do if you are being bullied, how you can safely help if you witness or are aware of bullying
  • How to be part of the solution
  • The dangers of bystander behavior
  • The GET SAFE BACK OFF BUDDY ™ Pledge 
Suggested for children in grades 4 through 9. Parents are also welcome and invited to attend. 

Wednesday, Mar 29,
3:30 PM

Adult 101: Life Skills for Teens: Easy Etiquette

Wiseburn Library

Learn to thrive in social situations & avoid mistakes you may not even know you’re making.

For teens 12-18. 

Thursday, Mar 30,
4:00 PM

Get Safe Bullying Prevention Program

Leland R. Weaver Library

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Learn from the Get Safe professionals how to prevent bullying in your life.

They will also be covering topics like:

What is bullying behavior?

Why do people bully?

How to recognize bullying behaviors.

What can I do?

The dangers of bystander behavior.

Ages 12 to 18

 

Thursday, Mar 30,
5:30 PM

Adult 101: Résumé Writing for Teens

Cudahy Library

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

ages 13-17 

Thursday, Jun 8,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Etiquette Refresher

City Terrace Library

set dinner tableTeens, need a refresher on the social skills that help you make favorable first impressions? We have you covered. Ms. Hirst will help you brush up on your etiquette skills. Plus, you can find a variety of books on social skills in our teen nonfiction area. 

Ages 12-17