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For Immediate Release
Library to Offer Life 101, a New Series for Teens
Knox County Public LibraryFebruary 4, 2014 - Riding a bike is all fun and games until someone gets a flat. Knox County Public Library has introduced a new series called Life 101 to help teens develop some practical skills, including bike maintenance. Life 101 will be held at Lawson McGhee Library on Saturdays at 2:00 pm. It's aim is to teach teenagers some important life skills for their future. The programs are free and open to all area teens. No reservation required.

February 8: Stress management: yoga for teens

Feeling stressed? Come learn some key beginning yoga moves that will help you learn how to decompress and get on with life in a healthy way. Taught by Laurie Fisher (Also on March 8)

February 15: Bike safety

The first leg of this 2-part program will focus on urban bike safety. Local organization, Kickstand, will be on hand to guide participants through the rules of the road and offer other suggestions on how to become a safer, more aware cyclist.

March 1: Bike maintenance and repair

Flats, broken chains, and wobbly seats, oh my! Meet up with volunteers from local organization, Kickstand, to learn essential bike maintenance and repair techniques.

March 8: Stress management: yoga for teens

Feeling stressed? Come learn some key beginning yoga moves that will help you learn how to decompress and get on with life in a healthy way. Taught by Laurie Fisher (RYT) (a repeat from February 1)

March 29: Financial literacy

Led by Paul Fain (CFP President, Asset Planning Corporation) this workshop will introduce teens to some important concepts and tools needed to become a financially empowered young adult.

For more information, please contact Bess Connally at bconnally@knoxlib.org, or (865) 215-8767
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