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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, Jan 16,
3:30 PM

Adult 101: Fitness for Teens

Culver City Julian Dixon Library

Adult 101 Looking for exercise and fitness advice? Grab your friends and learn how to get fit and stay healthy. 

Grades 6-12. 

Tuesday, Jan 16,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Nutrition

Agoura Hills Library

Ice cream for dinner? Think again. Our dietitian will tell you how to best feed your body and you'll have hands-on experience in making healthy meals for yourself.

Teens age 12 to 18.

Parents: Food will be served. Ingredient lists will be available.

Tuesday, Jan 16,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Workplace Know-How

La Canada Flintridge Library

Find out what you need to know in order to surive the working and internship world. Open to ages 13-17 years.

Wednesday, Jan 17,
3:30 PM

Adult 101: Finance for Teens

Malibu Library

growth chart and money bagsLearn 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.

Thursday, Jan 18,
3:00 PM

Adult 101: Resume Writing

Sorensen Library

adult 101It's never too early to start thinking about your future! Create a resume and find out the great resources the library has that can help you get the job!

Parents please be advised that food may be served. A list of ingredients will be available
at the program.

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

                            For Ages 12-17.

Thursday, Jan 18,
3:00 PM

Adult 101: Resume Writing

Sorensen Library
Adult 101It's never too early to start thinking about your future! Create a resume and find out the great resources the library has that can help you get the job! 
 
Parents please be advised that food may be served. A list of ingredients will be available
at the program.
 
These programs are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Sorensen Library.
 
For Ages 12-17.

Thursday, Jan 18,
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, Jan 19,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Public Speaking

Temple City Library
Close up of a microphone
Learn the basics of good public speaking to help you be the best adult you can be. We will do different activities to hone your public speaking skills and get you comfortable speaking your mind. There will also be snacks. 
 
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.

Saturday, Jan 20,
10:00 AM

Adult 101: Job Skills for Youth Workshop

East Los Angeles Library

Adult 101 JobsAre 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

LA textadult 101

Tuesday, Jan 23,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Nutrition Workshop

Lake Los Angeles Library

Join us for a nutrition workshop to learn about healthy eating and make your own trail mix.

Teens age 12 to 18 sign up at the Information Desk today!

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

Wednesday, Jan 24,
5:00 PM

Adult 101: Fitness

Alondra Library

Teens, learn some basic exercises you can do at home. We’ll try out some easy yoga poses, too!

Program is for ages 12-18 years old.

Thursday, Jan 25,
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, Jan 27,
11:00 AM

Teen Cooking 101

Angelo M. Iacoboni Library

outline of spoon and fork in flourLearn to make quick and easy recipes and gain kitchen skills to take to college!

Start the new year with a healthy lifestyle! Learn what makes a great snack and make your own trail mix.

Ages 14-18

This will take place in the meeting room.

Wednesday, Jan 31,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Nutrition for Teens

Rosemead Library

Your diet can effect your health, weight, mood, and energy levels. Learn basic ways to make smart food choices. A local market will present some of their foods and samples will be available.

Space is limited and registration is required.

This program is for teens 12 - 17.

Parents: please note that refreshments will be served at this program. A list of ingredients will be available at the event.

Thursday, Feb 1,
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, Feb 3,
3:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Persona

Norwood Library

question marksJoin us for our Adult 101. Through a series of activities, learn about yourself and the different personas you display in your private and public life.  

This programs are for teens ages 12-17 years old.
 
Parents:  Please be aware that refreshments may be served at this program.  A list of ingredients will be available at the program.  Refreshments are generously provided by the Friends of the Norwood Library.

Tuesday, Feb 6,
4:30 PM

Adult 101: Organization for Teens

Hermosa Beach Library

Learn tips and tricks on how to get organized for school and life. Topics will include, journaling, mindfulness, and to do lists. Decorate a journal to take home with you to start you on your new organizational journey! For teens aged 11-18.

Wednesday, Feb 7,
3:30 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Financial Savvy

La Mirada Library
Jefferey Zhu, Financial Representative from Modern Woodman Fraternal Financial, will present an informative session especially for teens, covering:
  • Banking basics 
  • Differences between credit, debit, and other charge cards
  • Investment basics
  • College funding, student loans, and the FAFSA

This program is for teens, grades 7-12.

Wednesday, Feb 7,
5:00 PM

Adult 101: Nutrition for Teens

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library

hands grabbing foodLearn about healthy eating and make your own trail mix.

All trail mix ingredients provided by the Friends of the Carson Library.

Parents: Please be aware that food will be used in this program. A list of ingredients will be available.

For teens 12-18

Thursday, Feb 8,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Public Speaking

City Terrace Library

screaming womanPublic speaking is one of the scariest and most important skills you will need in life. Come down to learn some great tips and techniques for good communication. For more information, check out some of the library books in our teen section. 

Ages 12-17

Thursday, Feb 8,
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, Feb 8,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Public Speaking

Westlake Village Library

Not blessed with the gift of gab? Learn to speak with confidence and eloquence for crowds large and small. Our public speaking expert will teach you the tricks of the trade!

Ages 12-18

Saturday, Feb 10,
2:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Social & Dining Etiquette

Claremont Library
Join us in this free class with etiquette and public speaking expert Jules Hirst to learn life skills. Which fork to use first at a formal dinner party? What is the proper way to shake hands and introduce yourself at a college interview or in any other social situation?  Learn all about etiquette and social niceties to help you make a favorable first impression on anyone you meet.

Ages 11 - 18 

Thursday, Feb 15,
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, Feb 20,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Time Management

La Canada Flintridge Library

You have demands on your time and attention. Learn some life-changing skills and achieve a sense of balance. Open to ages 13-17 years.

Thursday, Feb 22,
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, Feb 22,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Etiquette for Teens

San Fernando Library

Teen will learn the art of small talk, how to be a good guest, and how to make a favorable first impression in any social situation. 

For teens ages 12 to 17. 

Wednesday, Feb 28,
3:30 PM

Adult 101: Resumes for Teens

Duarte Library

Hey Teens, this FREE seminar will cover the basics of you creating and marketing one of your most important tools for getting a job - your resume! Kati Chick from the Monrovia Adult School will be the presenter

Thursday, Mar 1,
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, Mar 7,
4:30 PM

Adult 101: Cyber Safety and Tech Frames

Malibu Library

tech picture framesCelebrate Teen Tech Week, learn a little bit about cyber safety, and incorporate technology into your artwork!  All materials will be provided to create a frame for the future.

For teens 12-18.

Thursday, Mar 8,
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, Mar 15,
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, Mar 22,
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, Mar 27,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for teens: Speak Up!

La Canada Flintridge Library

Gain critical skills without standing in front of a large audience. Open to ages 13-17 years.

Thursday, Mar 29,
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, Apr 5,
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, Apr 12,
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, Apr 19,
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, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.