A day-long Red Cross babysitting course will take place at the Haston Public Library on Tuesday of the school vacation week, April 16, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The program will be presented by Linda Freeman, an American Red Cross instructor.  The program is for young people eleven years old and up, and a fee of $25 will be required at the time of registration.

 Skills that will be covered in the class include responsibility, seriousness and babysitting as a business; playing and discipline; first aid, dangerous situations, being alert, dealing with allergic reactions, asthma, bleeding and choking. All who complete the course will receive a certificate, a First Aid reference booklet and a Red Cross CD.

Participants may bring drinks and snacks to have during the program, and the library will provide pizzas for lunch.

Space is limited, so drop by the library to register soon.

For more information please call the library

at 508-867-0208.