Young adults ages 23-29 who may feel that they are "adults without a handbook" can participate in a series of interactive workshops on subjects of their choosing to learn together in a conversational, comfy setting at the library.
Project Name: Adulting 101
Purpose: To provide social and learning connections for new adults, who may be feeling lonely and insecure in new environments and life situations.
Grant Funding Amount: $3,000
Key Elements: Interactive, conversational workshops on a variety of subjects; shared experiences; social connections with new people; bring a friend; comfy, informal space; open to shared intergenerational experience
Target Audience: Young adults, ages 23-29
Community Support: Local businesses such as Soapstone Valley Equipment Repair, United Bank, Big Y, Wells Fargo, Wallace and Tetreault Realty
Use of grant funds: Paid instructors, signage, program materials, comfortable seating
Cheryl Chamberlin, Daniel Sclare, Francie Berger, and Susan Phillips
Connecticut State Library | 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106 | 860-757-6500 * Toll-free 866-886-4478
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.