Open to students ages 10 and older

A free introduction to babysitting course for students ages 10 and older will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Howland Public Library in Beacon. Participants will learn job interviewing tips, communication skills, ages and stages of babies and toddlers, safety and first aid tips, and the feeding and care of children, including diaper changing.  Students should bring pen and paper and a bag lunch and drink for the break.

The instructor, Amanda Tucker, is a kindergarten teacher who holds certifications in Early Childhood, General Education and Special Education as well as a master’s degree in literacy. To register, call 845-831-1134, ext. 103, or email [email protected].

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