Teens are learning Skills for Life in series

Teen groupThe Newcastle Public Library is giving local teens Skills for Life in an upcoming series at the library.

Events are for ages 13 and up, and will begin at 1 p.m. each week and cover a variety of skills. The schedule features:

Oct. 3Positive Communication, a lesson in different styles and levels of effective communication with others, as well as identifying good listening and speaking skills;

Oct. 10Career Paths, a look at the five career paths and discussion on how to start planning for a career goal;

Oct. 17Job Process, an introduction to resume writing, the job application process and techniques for handling interviews.

Registration is required separately for each program.