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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

Friday, Jul 21,
3:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Buying a Car

San Gabriel Library
teen on roadDo you have questions about buying your first car? Getting insured? Receive expert advice from a representative from the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs. 
 
Teens ages 12-17 and their parents
 
Parents: Please be aware that refreshments will be served. A list of ingredients will be provided at the program.

Wednesday, Jul 26,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Financial Education

Compton Library

Want to own your own business some day! Life Skillz covers and teaches teens about entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, money management, scholarships, job etiquette and more! Teens will also be playing Robert Kiyosaki’s award winning Cash Flow™ game and meet with experts in various fields. The workshop is taught by K. Grace, founder of K. Grace Development LLC.

 

Space is limited so please register at www.lifeskillzcourses.com

 

Ages 11-17

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

Thursday, Jul 27,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Financial Education

Compton Library

Want to own your own business some day! Life Skillz covers and teaches teens about entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, money management, scholarships, job etiquette and more! Teens will also be playing Robert Kiyosaki’s award winning Cash Flow™ game and meet with experts in various fields. The workshop is taught by K. Grace, founder of K. Grace Development LLC.

 

Space is limited so please register at www.lifeskillzcourses.com

 

Ages 11-17

Saturday, Jul 29,
12:00 PM

Cyber Safety

Rosemead Library

Learn how to protect yourself by making smart social media decision. The choices you make online now can impact your safety in the future. Your digital footprint doesn't disappear!  For teens 12 - 18.

Tuesday, Aug 1,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Financial Education

Compton Library

Want to own your own business some day! Life Skillz covers and teaches teens about entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, money management, scholarships, job etiquette and more! Teens will also be playing Robert Kiyosaki’s award winning Cash Flow™ game and meet with experts in various fields. The workshop is taught by K. Grace, founder of K. Grace Development LLC.

 

Space is limited so please register at www.lifeskillzcourses.com

 

Ages 11-17

Wednesday, Aug 2,
4:00 PM

Scholarship & Money for College

Angelo M. Iacoboni Library

Learn how to make paying for college more affordable! Financial advisor Jefferey Zhu will share a variety of financial aid strategies, including where to look for scholarships.

This is a free college financial planning workshop, open to teens age 14 and up.

Wednesday, Aug 2,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Financial Education

Compton Library

Want to own your own business some day! Life Skillz covers and teaches teens about entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, money management, scholarships, job etiquette and more! Teens will also be playing Robert Kiyosaki’s award winning Cash Flow™ game and meet with experts in various fields. The workshop is taught by K. Grace, founder of K. Grace Development LLC.

 

Space is limited so please register at www.lifeskillzcourses.com

 

Ages 11-17

Tuesday, Aug 8,
4:30 PM

Adult 101: Public Persona and Internet Saftey for Teens

Hermosa Beach Library

Present the best you to the world. Come learn about crafting your online persona, keeping yourself safe online and setting good boundaries. Ages 12-18.

Saturday, Aug 12,
2:00 PM

Money $marts:

Castaic Library

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

For Teen Ages 12-18

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, Aug 23,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Workplace Know-How & Time Management for Teens

Bell Gardens Library

Get tips on how to find a job and keep one.  We’ll be covering topics like where to start searching for jobs, how to create an effective cover letter and prepare a great resume, how to prepare for the interview, and how to manage your time once you get the job. 

For ages 12-18 years old.

Thursday, Aug 24,
3:00 PM

Adult 101: Time Management

Sorensen Library

 

Prepare for adulthood by learning skills to help you organize your life, including schoolwork, and extracurricular activities.

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

For Ages 12-17.

Friday, Aug 25,
4:30 PM

Online Personas and You!

West Hollywood Library
online personasIt's easy to get swept up in all your different social media identities: the Instagram 'you', the Snapchat 'you', and the list goes on!
 
We'll be talking about ways to keep the real 'you' intact, and then we'll make collages about our different online selves!
 
Find us in the Homework Center, and feel free to RSVP to the email provided below. 
 
 

Thursday, Aug 31,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Work Place Know-how

A C Bilbrew Library

calendarLearn how to get and keep a job! In this workshop we will discuss the most currents tips on resume writing, interviewing, and how to dress for success.  

For teens ages 13-18 

Saturday, Sep 9,
3:00 PM

Scholarship & Money for College

Diamond Bar Library
Join us as financial advisor Jefferey Zhu presents this free college financial planning workshop. High school students and parents will learn strategies on how to make paying for college affordable, and discover a variety of financial aid options, including where to look for scholarships and how to fill them out. 
 
For adults and interested teens ages 14 and up 

Wednesday, Sep 13,
3:30 PM

Adult 101 Life Skills for Teens: Easy Etiquette

Malibu Library

table setting easy etiquette

Don't get caught using the wrong fork! Learn the art of small talk, introductions and how to make a favorable first impression in any social situation.

For teens 12-18.

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

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.