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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

Wednesday, Sep 27,
3:00 PM

Public Speaking for Teens

Culver City Julian Dixon Library

Learn how to impress your audience at this free workshop for teens on public speaking. 

Grades 6-12

Wednesday, Sep 27,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Persona

Carson Library

What is a public persona, and what is a private persona? Teens and tweens: learn how to uncover the REAL you in this Adult 101 workshop which includes a collage art activity. All materials will be provided.

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

Thursday, Sep 28,
4:00 PM

Skills for Teens: Job Success/ Habilidades para los adolescentes: Éxito en el trabajo

El Camino Real Library

TeensLearn important skills needed to be a successful volunteer or worker; discover tips on job searching, filling out applications, and interviews.

 

Ages 10 - 18

 

Aprenda habilidades importantes necesarias para ser un voluntario o trabajador exitoso; Descubra consejos sobre búsqueda de empleo, llenar solicitudes y entrevistas.

 

Para edades de 10 a 18

 

Thursday, Sep 28,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Personal Safety

Maywood Cesar Chavez Library

Join your friends at this informative workshop to learn about the dangers that are out there, and what you can do to stay safe.

Thursday, Sep 28,
5:00 PM

Adult 101: Basic Budgeting for Teens

Cudahy Library

Don't get fooled! Learn about the basics of banking, different forms of credit and smart money management! Presented by the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs.

ages 13-17

Saturday, Sep 30,
1:00 PM

Adult 101: Easy Etiquette

Westlake Village Library

Don't get caught using the wrong fork! Gain confidence in social situations by learning how to act and what to do in every social situation with etiquette expert Jules Hirst! 

Teens 12-18

Friday, Oct 6,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Car Buying Basics for Teens

Temple City Library
Teen and Parent in a car
Mr. George Cerda from the Department of Business & Consumer Affairs will visit the library to speak about the process of buying a first car. Mr. Cerda will go over everything you need to know to be an informed consumer when purchasing your first vehicle, and the library will have some great print and online resources available, as well. There will be light refreshments.

This program is 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
 
Suggested Books:
    

Tuesday, Oct 10,
5:00 PM

Unleash Your Story/Libera tu historia

El Camino Real Library

 

Teen Read WeekTell us your story! Celebrate Teen Read Week by using our new library laptops to start writing your own short stories. We’ll also show you how you can publish your own stories with parent permission!  For ages 10-18

¡Cuéntenos su historia! Celebre la semana de adolescentes usando nuestras nuevas computadoras portátiles para comenzar a escribir sus propios cuentos. Con permiso de los padres también le mostraremos cómo puede publica sus propias historias!

10-18 Años

 

 

 

Wednesday, Oct 11,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Persona

Angelo M. Iacoboni Library

Explore the differences between how you perceive yourself in private and how others might perceive you based on the ways you present yourself. We'll discuss first impressions, social etiquette and ways to be the REAL you in any situation.

*This event will take place in Iacoboni's Activity Room.

Ages 12-18

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

Tuesday, Oct 24,
3:30 PM

Teen Tuesdays- Cyber Safety and You

Sunkist Library

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Come and learn tips and techniques on how to keep safe while surfing online.

This program is for Teens ages 12-17 years old.

Tuesday, Oct 24,
3:30 PM

Teen Tuesdays- Cyber Safety and You

Sunkist Library

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Come and learn tips and techniques on how to keep safe while surfing online.

This program is for Teens ages 12-17 years old.

Wednesday, Oct 25,
5:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Financial Savvy

Alondra Library

pigTeens, learn to manage your money and budget with a representative from Modern Woodman Fraternal Financial. Program is for ages 12 - 18 years old.

Thursday, Nov 16,
3:00 PM

Adult 101: Finances

Sorensen Library

Learn basic banking skills and money smarts through fun and interactive games.

*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.

For Ages 12-17.

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.

Wednesday, Dec 6,
3:30 PM

Adult 101: Finance for Teens

Malibu Library

finance graph and money bags

Learn from a Department of Consumer and Business Affairs expert about protecting your credit, credit cards, interest rates, APRs, loans, and savings & checking accounts. (These are things you'll need to know in college)! Be financially savvy!

For teens 12-18.