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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

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,
3:00 PM

Adult 101: Workplace Know-How

San Dimas Library

Teens, looking for your first job and not sure how to find it?  Come in and join the discussion on job searching, applying, and interviewing! 

Tuesday, Apr 24,
3:30 PM

Adult 101- Stress Release Workshop

Sunkist Library

Is school and life stressing you out? Come and learn what you can do to handle stress better and make your very own stress release ball.

All supplies will be provided, while supplies last.

For Teen ages 12-17.

Tuesday, Apr 24,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Budgeting Basics

Agoura Hills Library

Get ready for the real world with this role-playing game for living on a budget, while paying your bills!

Teens ages 12 to 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,
3:30 PM

Stress Management for Teens

Lynwood Library

Between school, friends, family, and activities -- life can be pretty rough sometimes.  Come to this Teen Wednesday to learn more about stress management and make your own stress ball!

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.

Saturday, Apr 28,
10:00 AM

Adult 101: Job Skills for Youth Workshop

East Los Angeles Library

job skillsAre 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

youth at workadult 101 logo

Wednesday, May 2,
3:30 PM

Navigating Your Future

Culver City Julian Dixon Library
navigationJoin us for a two-part series for teens that focuses on tools for navigating the future with confidence. Through fun activities and engaging discussions, participants will begin to think about the following questions:
 
- How do I decide what to do with my life?
- Who should I listen to?
- What am I good at? 
 
Part 1: My Future Self
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Part 2: Tools for Navigating My Future
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
 
This free program is for teens, grades 6-12.

Wednesday, May 2,
4:00 PM

Teen Advisory Board Meeting & Adult 101: Fitness

Carson Library

Join us for our Teen Advisory Board meeting and learn all about fitness and staying healthy after the meeting. This program is recommended for teens age 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.

Tuesday, May 8,
3:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens - Job Skills for Teens

Graham Library

In this month’s Adult 101 program teens will learn how to search for jobs, prepare a winning resume, how to submit an application, how to interview, and how to keep a job! Ages 12-18 years old.

Wednesday, May 9,
3:00 PM

Adult 101: Life Skills for Teens - Fun with Public Speaking

Hacienda Heights Library

Adult 101: Life Skills for Teens

Tongue Twister Tournament?  Good for Public Speaking?

Um...giving a good speech is, um, like, totally hard!  The pros use tongue twisters to work on their public speaking skills.  

How fast can you say phrases like Greek Grapes, Bitter Butter and Unique New York?  Test your skills and compete against your friends!

Wednesday, May 9,
3:30 PM

Navigating Your Future

Culver City Julian Dixon Library
navigationJoin us for a two-part series for teens that focuses on tools for navigating the future with confidence. Through fun activities and engaging discussions, participants will begin to think about the following questions:
 
- How do I decide what to do with my life?
- Who should I listen to?
- What am I good at? 
 
Part 1: My Future Self
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Part 2: Tools for Navigating My Future
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
 
This free program is for teens, grades 6-12.

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.

Saturday, May 12,
2:00 PM

Adult 101 Social Etiquette for Teens

Alondra Library

Ever wonder why there are so many pieces of silverware at your table? Join us and learn the ins and outs of social etiquette with Jules Hirst. The program is 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.

Friday, May 25,
4:00 PM

Stress Management for Teens

Topanga Library

Summer is coming and you still can't get a break? Come relax with us on Teen Friday, make yourself a personal stress ball, and learn some techniques to reduce the pressure. 
Grades 6-12. 

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

Adult 101: Etiquette // Adulto 101: Buenos Modales

El Camino Real Library

dinner setting

Learn dining etiquette, how to be a good guest, and how to present yourself in social situations. Then practice your new etiquette skills with some snacks and refreshments!

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

Ages 12 - 18.

Aprenda buenos modales en la mesa, cómo ser un buen invitado y cómo presentarse en situaciones sociales. ¡Entonces practique sus nuevas habilidades con algunos bocadillos y refrescos!

Padres: Tengan en cuenta que se sirviran refrescos en este programa. Una lista de ingredientes estará disponible.

Edades 12 - 18.

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.

Wednesday, Jun 13,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Basic Sewing

Pico Rivera Library

Teens are invited to learn basic sewing skills such as how to replace a button, hem pants, and repair holes in clothing. 

For teens and tweens ages 11 - 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

Wednesday, Aug 22,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Travel Basics

Pico Rivera Library

Learn tips and tricks of traveling including how to pack, what you can't take on an airplane, planning a vacation, and much more!

For teens and tweens ages 11 - 18