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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, 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

Saturday, Jun 3,
10:00 AM

TAB/Adult 101: Nutrition

Westlake Village Library

Join us for a special TAB meeting!

Learn all about making healthier choices when it comes to our food - and then put that knowledge into practice by creating your very own trail mix!

Parents: Food will be served, a list of ingredients will be available at the program.

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: Life Skills for Teens - Public Persona

Charter Oak Library
teen and questions marksExplore the differences between how you perceive yourself in private and how others might perceive you based on the way you present yourself.  We will make collages that represents our public selves verses our private selves and discuss ways to bridge the gap between the two.  

 
 
 
 
 
 
Parents:  Please be aware that refreshments will be served at this program.  A list of ingredients will be available at the program. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the West Covina Library on behalf of the Charter Oak Library.
 
Ages 11-17

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

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

Tuesday, Jun 13,
4:30 PM

Adult 101: Public Speaking

Hermosa Beach Library

Join library manager Katie Sullivan as she leads activities and a presentation on how to speak well in public. Ages 12-18.

Wednesday, Jun 14,
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

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

Saturday, Jun 17,
1:00 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, Jun 17,
2:00 PM

Adult 101: Job Workshop for Teens

Bell Library
Would you like to learn the top ways to getting (and keeping) a job? Come to this workshop to learn the tips and tricks to finding a job and being successful in it.

 Ages 13-18.

Tuesday, Jun 20,
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

Thursday, Jun 22,
10:30 AM

Adult 101 for Teens: Nutrition

Quartz Hill Library

Ice cream and fries for dinner? Think again! Your diet can affect your health, weight, mood and energy levels. Join us to learn how to make smart food choices and develop healthy eating habits.

Parents, please note refreshments will be served. A list of ingredients will be available.

For teens and tweens ages 10-18.

Thursday, Jun 22,
2:00 PM

Adult 101 Life Skills for Teens: Social Media & Cyber Safety

Walnut Library

Learn how to protect yourself online by making smart social media choices. Your digital footprint doesn't disappear.

Thursday, Jun 22,
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, Jun 28,
4:00 PM

Financial Savvy

Acton Agua Dulce Library

Learn from an expert about credit cards, debit cards, interest rates, loans, and savings & checking accounts.  Be financially savvy!  This program is for teens ages 12-18.

Wednesday, Jun 28,
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, 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

Thursday, Jun 29,
3:30 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Etiquette

South El Monte Library

If you've ever felt uncomfortable in social situations and need help making a favorable first impression, do we have a program for you!  During this Etiquette Program, teens will learn the art of small talk, gracious table manners, and how to be a good guest. Besides giving you good information, this program is lots of fun too!

Thursday, Jun 29,
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

Friday, Jun 30,
2:00 PM

Skills for Teens: Public Persona/ Habilidades para los adolescentes: Persona pública

El Camino Real Library

Your public persona is the way you communicate, act, dress, and behave. Learn tips on how to present the best you to the world. 

Ages 10 - 18

 

Su personalidad pública es la forma en que se comunica, actúa, se viste y se comporta. Aprenda consejos sobre cómo presentar lo mejor de usted al mundo.

10 a 18 años

Wednesday, Jul 5,
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 5,
4:00 PM

Henna Body Art

Lancaster Library
Interviewing 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

grooming

Thursday, Jul 6,
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 12,
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

Thursday, Jul 13,
2:00 PM

Adult 101 Life Skills for Teens: Financial Savvy

Walnut Library

Want to find out how much it really costs to live on your own? Find out from an expert!

Saturday, Jul 15,
1:00 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, Jul 18,
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 19,
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 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

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

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 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

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.