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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

Thursday, May 4,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

 teen

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

For teens ages 12-18

Monday, May 8,
5:00 PM

Get Safe

South Whittier Library

Get Safe Join us as we partner with Get Safe for an anti-bullying prevention workshop! Over the past 30 years, GET SAFE™ has positively impacted the lives of more than 100,000 people of all ages.  Learn how to identify various forms of bullying and personal safety awareness.

 

Ages 12-17

Wednesday, May 10,
3:30 PM

Adult 101: Safety for Teens

Duarte Library

Learn to be safe at this Adult 101 talk given by a local safety officer. 

Thursday, May 11,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Financial Savvy For Teens

Bell Gardens Library

Learn how to make wise decisions when it comes to managing your money.  A speaker from the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs will be presenting, followed by a book bank art activity.

For teens ages 12-18.

 

Thursday, May 11,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

 teen

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

For teens ages 12-18

Saturday, May 13,
10:00 AM

Body Language & Presence

Artesia Library
Did you know you can talk to people without using any words at all? We can make almost a million different signs with our bodies! Learn as much as you can about your body language through posture, breathing, and the way you position your hands and feet! 

Suggested for ages 9 and up.
 
This program is provided with support by Friends of the Artesia Library. 

Saturday, May 13,
3:30 PM

Money Smarts for Teens

Rosemead Library

Learn from financial expert, Jeffrey Zhu, about credit cards, debit cards, interest rates, APRs, loans, saving & checking accounts, scholarships, and FAFSA loans.  Be financially savvy! For teens 12 - 18.

Monday, May 15,
5:00 PM

Cooking 101 with Chef Marco

Los Nietos Library
 
Chef Marco
Teens, are you tired of spending money on fast food and clueless when it comes to healthy meal and snack preparation? Chef Marco will demonstrate how to prepare some healthy and easy alternatives to fast food dining just for you! 

Appropriate for ages 13 and up.

Parents: Please note that food will be consumed at this event. A list of ingredients will be available at the program.

 

Thursday, May 18,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

 teen

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

For teens ages 12-18

Saturday, May 20,
1:00 PM

Money $marts

Castaic Library

Learn from an expert about credit cards, debit cards, interest rates, loans, and savings & checking accounts. Be financially savvy!

Ages 12-18.

Saturday, May 20,
3:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Nutrition

Norwood 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! 

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

*Parents:  Please be aware that refreshments will be served at this program.  
A list of ingredients will be available at the program.
 
Ages 12-17.
 
  

Tuesday, May 23,
5:00 PM

Adult 101: Speak Up!

La Canada Flintridge Library

Gain critical skills without standing in front of a large audience. Check out our books on public speaking!

Tuesday, May 23,
5:00 PM

Adult 101: Speak up!

La Canada Flintridge Library

Gain critical skills without standing in front of a large audience. Check out our books on public speaking! Open to ages 13-17 years.

Wednesday, May 24,
2:00 PM

Easy Etiquette for Teens

Culver City Julian Dixon Library
Learn to thrive in social situations & avoid mistakes you may not even know you’re making. Space is limited; please sign up to reserve your spot.

Please be aware that food will be served at this program. A list of ingredients will be available. 
 
For teens, grades 6-12. 

Wednesday, May 24,
3:30 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Fitness

Carson Library

Teens & tweens: join us for a fun afternoon learning all about fitness & healthy eating!

Parents: please be aware that refreshments will be provided. A list of ingredients will be available.

Thursday, May 25,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

 teen

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

For teens ages 12-18

Thursday, Jun 1,
3:30 PM

Fitness Fun for Teens!

Quartz Hill Library

Increase your sense of empowerment and build the foundation for a better future by becoming knowledgeable about health and fitness. Dance, move, and get the facts on fitness from expert Jesus Mejia!

Ages 12-18.

Thursday, Jun 1,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

 teen

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

For teens ages 12-18

Wednesday, Jun 7,
4:00 PM

Teen Resume Workshop

Lancaster Library

Teens, are you unsure on how to prepare your first resume?

Join us for this helpful 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

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

Thursday, Jun 8,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

 teen

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

For teens ages 12-18

Thursday, Jun 15,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursdays

Leland R. Weaver Library

 teen

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

For teens ages 12-18

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

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

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

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