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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, 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, Oct 26,
4:00 PM

Teen Thursday: Adult 101: Fitness

Topanga Library
Looking for exercise and fitness advice? Grab your friends and discover the secrets of getting strong and staying healthy! Ages 11 - 18.

Saturday, Nov 4,
3:00 PM

Adult 101: Etiquette for Teens

Norwood Library

platesLearn to be cool and courteous just in time for the holidays. Come to learn the art of being a good guest and how to make a favorable first impression in any social situation. 

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

Monday, Nov 6,
5:00 PM

Adult 101: Dining Etiquette

South Whittier Library

diningNeed help making small talk in social situations? Don’t know which fork to use at the dinner table?  The holidays are almost here and it's time to show your family that you got what it takes to be an adult. Learn the basics of dining etiquette.  

Ages 12-17 

Tuesday, Nov 7,
3:00 PM

Teen Tuesday: Adult 101 Public Speaking

Gardena Mayme Dear Library

Ever wonder what to say or how to say it when you are in front of a group of people?  Teens join us to learn and practice public speaking.  

12 to 17 years old.

Tuesday, Nov 7,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Social and Dining Etiquette

Stevenson Ranch Library

Just in time for awkward holiday get-togethers! Learn to thrive in social situations & avoid mistakes you may not even know you’re making.

For ages 12-18.

Tuesday, Nov 7,
4:30 PM

Adult 101: Public Speaking for Teens

Hermosa Beach Library

Join library manager Katie Sullivan as she leads activities and a presentation on speaking in a public forum. Ages 8-18.

Thursday, Nov 9,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Stress Management

City Terrace Library
teen with head on desk
 
Stress can be hard to deal with and, at times, damaging to your health. Come by the library to find out tips that will help you cope with the stressful situations in your life. Along with this program, feel free to check out books with more management techniques.  
 
Ages 13-17 
 
adult 101 

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.

Saturday, Nov 18,
11:00 AM

Adult 101: Financial 101 Workshop for Teens

Littlerock Library

Teens: Prepare to be a responsible adult, attend this Financial 101 Workshop on Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at 11am. Learn banking, credit, budgeting, investing, and FAFSA. This program is part of a series of Adult 101 workshops geared to help teens prepare for adulthood.

Saturday, Nov 18,
3:00 PM

Adult 101: Time Management

San Dimas Library

Teens, are you busy, stressed and having a hard time keeping up with everything?  Come by the library on Saturday, 11/18 at 3:00 to learn how you can manage your time better.  Learn how to prioritize, organize, and stay on top of things!

Adult 101 is a series of programs for teens to help prepare them for the various challenges of adulthood.  Adult 101 programs are held once a quarter and focus on a series of rotating topics.

 

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.

Thursday, Nov 30,
4:30 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Dining Etiquette

Manhattan Beach Library
The road to adulthood can be hard! That's why the library is here to help with classes to help teens navigate new territories like job interviews, money management, and public speaking. 

Thursdays, 4:30 to 5:30 PM
 
November 30, 2017 - Dining Etiquette 
December 14, 2017 - Workplace Know-how 
January 4, 2017 - Public Speaking 
 
Grades 6 to 12.
 
*Parents: Please be aware that refreshments will be served at this program. A list of ingredients will be available.
Padres de familia: se les informa que se van a servir bocadillos en este programa.  
La lista de los ingredientes estará disponible.

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.

Wednesday, Dec 6,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 Life Skills for Teens: Cyber Smarts

Wiseburn Library

Teens on Cell PhonesLearn how to protect yourself by making smart social media decisions. The choices you make online now can impact your future career prospects and your safety.

 
Parents: please be aware that refreshments will be served. A list of ingredients will be available upon request.
 
For ages 12 - 18.

Friday, Dec 8,
3:00 PM

Adult 101: Life Skills for Teens - Social & Dining Etiquette

Walnut Library

Teens, 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.

 

For Teens ages 12-17
 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Walnut Library 

Friday, Jan 12,
3:00 PM

Adult 101: Life Skills for Teens - Public Speaking

Walnut Library

Um, giving a good speech is like totally hard. Join us in this free class. Etiquette and public speaking expert Jules Hirst will help you become a confident public speaker and teach you how to present the best “you” to the world. 

For Teens ages 12-17
 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Walnut Library