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Life Skills session

Post Date:01/20/2023 4:22 PM

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January 20, 2023


Adulting 101: Life Skills for the 21st Century


The City of Santa Maria Public Library is pleased to announce the next session of “Adulting 101: Life Skills for the 21st Century.” The session will be held Thursday, January 26th at 3:30 p.m. at the Library’s Shepard Hall. The Library is located at 421 South McClelland Street.


The session “Healthy Living and Safety” will feature Ron Lovell from Allan Hancock College’s Culinary Arts Program. Ron will share tips and tricks for grocery shopping, digital couponing, menu planning, budgeting, and meal prep. Scott Hunter from Safety Consulting Services, LLC will demonstrate basic first aid skills. Scott is a retired Fire Fighter and EMT. Library staff will also present information on mental health resources and personal care. Refreshments will be served.


Adulting 101: Life Skills for the 21st Century is a series of fun and informative workshops designed for emerging adults ages 16-21. Participants will learn valuable skills in support of their journey to adulthood and workforce preparedness through a set of five sessions. Patrons interested in attending this free workshop may register by visiting the Library’s online events calendar at, or by calling (805) 925-0994 extension 8562.


This project was supported in whole or 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.


Follow the Library on social media for updates on programming, resources, and services. Facebook: Santa Maria Public Library and Instagram: @santamaria_publiclibrary.


Questions may be directed to the Library’s Information Desk, (805) 925-0994 extension 8562.


Department:                                      Public Library

Contact Person:                                 Gillian Speicher, Librarian II

Telephone Number:                           (805) 925-0994 extension 2828

E-mail Address:                       



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