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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, Jun 23,
1:00 PM

Adult 101 - Financial Education

Lancaster Library
Financial Education
 
Learn how to deal with everyday struggles. Meet professionals to gain first-hand experience and fundamentals in subjects such as entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, financial planning, cryptocurrency, scholarships, job etiquette, and more.
 
For teens ages 11 - 17.
 
Please let us know if you will be attending the Adult 101: Financial Education for Teens series. Sign-up in-person at the Lancaster Library or by phone at (661) 948 - 5029.

Saturday, Jun 23,
3:00 PM

Adult 101 - Financial Education

Lancaster Library
Financial Education
 
Learn how to deal with everyday struggles. Meet professionals to gain first-hand experience and fundamentals in subjects such as entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, financial planning, cryptocurrency, scholarships, job etiquette, and more.
 
For teens ages 11 - 17.
 
Please let us know if you will be attending the Adult 101: Financial Education for Teens series. Sign-up in-person at the Lancaster Library or by phone at (661) 948 - 5029.

Saturday, Jun 23,
3:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Skills for Life

Lancaster Library

Learn how to deal with everyday struggles. Meet professionals to gain first-hand experience and fundamentals in subjects such as entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, financial planning, cryptocurrency, scholarships, job etiquette, and more.

Presented by Skillz of Life.

Ages 12-18

Please Sign up at the Adult Information desk

Monday, Jun 25,
3:00 PM

Adult 101 - Financial Education

La Verne Library
Financial Education
 
Learn how to deal with everyday struggles. Meet professionals to gain first-hand experience and fundamentals in subjects such as entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, financial planning, cryptocurrency, scholarships, job etiquette, and more.
 
For teens ages 11 - 17.
 
Please let us know if you will be attending the Adult 101: Financial Education for Teens series. Sign-up in-person at the La Verne Library or by phone at (909) 596 -1934.

Monday, Jun 25,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 - Financial Education

La Verne Library
Financial Education
 
Learn how to deal with everyday struggles. Meet professionals to gain first-hand experience and fundamentals in subjects such as entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, financial planning, cryptocurrency, scholarships, job etiquette, and more.
 
For teens ages 11 - 17.
 
Please let us know if you will be attending the Adult 101: Financial Education for Teens series. Sign-up in-person at the La Verne Library or by phone at (909) 596 -1934.

Tuesday, Jun 26,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 - Financial Education

A C Bilbrew Library
Financial Education
 
Learn how to deal with everyday struggles. Meet professionals to gain first-hand experience and fundamentals in subjects such as entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, financial planning, cryptocurrency, scholarships, job etiquette, and more.
 
For teens ages 11 - 17.
 
Please let us know if you will be attending the Adult 101: Financial Education for Teens series. Sign-up in-person at the AC Bilbrew Library or by phone at (310) 538 - 3350.

Tuesday, Jun 26,
5:00 PM

Adult 101 - Financial Education

A C Bilbrew Library
Financial Education
 
Learn how to deal with everyday struggles. Meet professionals to gain first-hand experience and fundamentals in subjects such as entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, financial planning, cryptocurrency, scholarships, job etiquette, and more.
 
For teens ages 11 - 17.
 
Please let us know if you will be attending the Adult 101: Financial Education for Teens series. Sign-up in-person at the AC Bilbrew Library or by phone at (310) 538 - 3350.

Wednesday, Jun 27,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 - Financial Education

Lawndale Library
Financial Education
 
Learn how to deal with everyday struggles. Meet professionals to gain first-hand experience and fundamentals in subjects such as entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, financial planning, cryptocurrency, scholarships, job etiquette, and more.
 
For teens ages 11 - 17.
 
Please let us know if you will be attending the Adult 101: Financial Education for Teens series. Sign-up in-person at the Lawndale Library or by phone at (310) 676 - 0177.

Wednesday, Jun 27,
5:00 PM

Adult 101 - Financial Education

Lawndale Library
Financial Education
 
Learn how to deal with everyday struggles. Meet professionals to gain first-hand experience and fundamentals in subjects such as entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, financial planning, cryptocurrency, scholarships, job etiquette, and more.
 
For teens ages 11 - 17.

Wednesday, Jun 27,
5:00 PM

Adult 101 - Financial Education

Lawndale Library

Financial Education

Learn how to deal with everyday struggles. Meet professionals to gain first-hand experience and fundamentals in subjects such as entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, financial planning, cryptocurrency, scholarships, job etiquette, and more.

For teens ages 11 - 17. 

Please let us know if you will be attending the Adult 101: Financial Education for Teens series. Sign-up in-person at the Lawndale Library or by phone at (310) 676 - 0177.

Thursday, Jun 28,
2:00 PM

Adult 101: Basic Sewing for Teens

Cudahy Library

Learn basic sewing skills such as how to replace buttons, adjust pant length, and repair holes in clothing. We will also introduce you to some simple hand sewing hacks. No experience necessary!

For ages 10 - 17.

Thursday, Jun 28,
2:00 PM

Summer Teen Thursday: Adult 101 - Decision Making

Walnut Library

Making up yourmind is hard! Join us in this game called Choice-Opoly and see how choices you make can affect your life.

For ages 12 - 17

Thursday, Jun 28,
3:00 PM

Adult 101: Budgeting

Bell Library

Get ready for the real world with this role-playing game for living on a budget, while paying your bills!  This program is for teens ages 13 - 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

Thursday, Jun 28,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 - Financial Education

Sorensen Library
Financial Education
 
Learn how to deal with everyday struggles. Meet professionals to gain first-hand experience and fundamentals in subjects such as entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, financial planning, cryptocurrency, scholarships, job etiquette, and more.
 
For teens ages 11 - 17.
 
Please let us know if you will be attending the Adult 101: Financial Education for Teens series. Sign-up in-person at the Sorensen Library or by phone at (562) 695 - 3979.

Thursday, Jun 28,
5:00 PM

Adult 101 - Financial Education

Sorensen Library
Financial Education
 
Learn how to deal with everyday struggles. Meet professionals to gain first-hand experience and fundamentals in subjects such as entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, financial planning, cryptocurrency, scholarships, job etiquette, and more.
 
For teens ages 11 - 17.
 
Please let us know if you will be attending the Adult 101: Financial Education for Teens series. Sign-up in-person at the Sorensen Library or by phone at (562) 695 - 3979.

Saturday, Jun 30,
3:00 PM

Adult 101 - Financial Education

Lancaster Library
Financial Education
 
Learn how to deal with everyday struggles. Meet professionals to gain first-hand experience and fundamentals in subjects such as entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, financial planning, cryptocurrency, scholarships, job etiquette, and more.
 
For teens ages 11 - 17.
 
Please let us know if you will be attending the Adult 101: Financial Education for Teens series. Sign-up in-person at the Lancaster Library or by phone at (661) 948 - 5029.

Saturday, Jun 30,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 - Financial Education

Lancaster Library
Financial Education
 
Learn how to deal with everyday struggles. Meet professionals to gain first-hand experience and fundamentals in subjects such as entrepreneurship, real estate, the stock market, financial planning, cryptocurrency, scholarships, job etiquette, and more.
 
For teens ages 11 - 17.
 
Please let us know if you will be attending the Adult 101: Financial Education for Teens series. Sign-up in-person at the Lancaster Library or by phone at (661) 948 - 5029.

Tuesday, Jul 3,
2:00 PM

Adult 101 - Social Etiquette

Diamond Bar Library

Learn the social skills that will help you make favorable first impressions on anyone you meet.

 
Ages 10-17 

Thursday, Jul 5,
2:00 PM

Adult 101: Cyber Safety and Tech Frames

Malibu Library

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. Adult 101 delivers life skills for teens 12 - 18.

Thursday, Jul 5,
4:00 PM

Adult 101 for Teens: Healthy Living - Nutrition and Fitness for Teens

San Fernando Library

Join for this program where teens will learn about healthy eating and fitness habits.

Ages 12 - 17. 

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

Tuesday, Jul 10,
3:00 PM

Money Budgeting for Teens!

Sunkist Library

Do you know how to manage your money? Join us for an informative sesion where you will learn about budgeting, best practices, and tips on how to save money. Participants will also have an opportunity to design a "piggy bank" to take home and start saving.

Thursday, Jul 12,
2:00 PM

Summer Teen Thursday: Adult 101 - Stress Management

Walnut Library

Feeling a little stressed out lately? Come by the library to find out tips that will help you cope with the stressful situations in your life. You will also create your own stress ball to take home.

For ages 12 - 17

Thursday, Jul 12,
4:30 PM

Etiquette for Teens!

View Park Bebe Moore Campbell Library

Join etiquette expert Jules Hirst as she offers tips on navigating the world of good manners that will help you make a great impression wherever you go!  

Friday, Jul 13,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Social Media and Cyber Smarts

Angelo M. Iacoboni Library

Don't feed the trolls (and other tips to surviving the internet). Learn how to protect your privacy, avoid bullying, and stay happy online.

Ages 13-18

Parents: Please be aware that food may be served at programs.
A list of ingredients will be available.

Saturday, Jul 14,
2:30 PM

Awareness, Self-Defense and Safety for Teens

Stevenson Ranch Library
Physical skills are taught for varying levels of confrontation. Instructors interact with teens, teaching evasive and self-defense moves in a fun and friendly fashion.
 
**Sign-ups required. Call 661.255.2707 or visit the library to reserve your spot.
 
For teens ages 13-18.

Tuesday, Jul 17,
4:30 PM

Adult 101: Dining Etiquette for Teens

Hermosa Beach Library

Learn the basics of dining etiquette at our Adult 101 program! Does small talk make you sweat? What about that plethora of forks? And what is with that tiny spoon on the top of your table setting? Get all the answers here at the library. For teens 11-18. 

Friday, Jul 20,
3:30 PM

Adult 101: Physical Fitness

Live Oak Library

FitnessInterested in exercise? Join us as we learn the basics of getting fit!

For ages 10+

Wednesday, Jul 25,
2:00 PM

Adult 101: Life Skills for Teens - Money $mart

Rowland Heights Library

Learn from financial advisor Jeffrey Zhu about scholarships and financial aide strategies for college.

For teens ages 12 - 17

Thursday, Jul 26,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Mock Interviews

Baldwin Park Library

Thinking about getting a job or going to college?  What should you wear?  How should you act?  We are going to discuss job and college interviews. We will video tape interviews and then review them for tips and tricks.  Bring a flashdrive and we will save your mock interview on it to take home.

Program suitable for ages 12 to 17

Saturday, Jul 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

la youth at workadult 101

Tuesday, Jul 31,
3:00 PM

Teen Summer Challenge: Adult 101-Stress Management

Castaic Library

Prepare for school by learning techniques to reduce stress. Then design your own stress ball!  All materials provided by the Library. While supplies last.

Ages 12-18.

Friday, Aug 3,
4:00 PM

Adult 101: Budgets

Angelo M. Iacoboni Library
Get ready for the real world with this role-playing game for living on a budget, while paying your bills!  
 
Ages 13-18
 
Parents: Please be aware that food may be served at programs. A list of ingredients will be available.

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

Thursday, Aug 23,
3:00 PM

Adult 101: Stress Management for Teens

Paramount Library

Between school, friends, family, and activities -- life can be pretty rough sometimes. Learn about stress management and make your own stress ball!

For ages 12 - 18.