Swanton Library To Host Babysitting Clinic & More In April

Preschoolers and kindergartners ages 2-6 and their families are invited to join Laurie Gombash (PT, Med) on Saturday, April 16 at 10:30 am for an hour-long program combining movement and literacy into FUN learning activities! Attending families will receive a FREE set of activity cards. Visit www.ABCsof Movement.com to learn more about the program. This free program is sponsored by FOSPL.

Registration required; 25 family spots available.

Love anime club? If so, then make sure to come to BOTH anime club meetings this month! The club will meet from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm on Wednesdays, April 13 and April 27, for two afternoons all about anime and otakudom. Join us to talk about anime and eat snacks, Japanese and otherwise. We’ll also watch 3 episodes of anime(s) chosen by the attendees and play other videos if requested. No registration required. Open to grades 6-12.

Fulton County Health Center will hold a Babysitting Clinic on Saturday, April 30 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Swanton Public Library. Participants must be at least 11 years old to attend. Learn to handle emergencies such as choking, burns, and more, to become a more effective and competent babysitter. The class covers growth and development and safety for the sitter as well as the children. Those who complete the course will be certified in babysitting through the Fulton County Health Center. Does not include CPR certification. Participants are asked to bring a sack lunch. Beverages and a snack will be provided.

Pre-registration is required, and a fee of $20.00 is due at sign-up. Checks are made payable to Fulton County Health Center. Class size is limited to 20. A minimum of 10 participants must attend. In the event that the minimum is not reached, participants will be contacted and registration fees refunded.

Children in grades K-5 are invited to jump for jellybeans this month at the library! To celebrate National Jellybean Day, there will be silly jellybean games, jellybean crafts, and of course lots of jellybeans to eat.

For more information or to register for any of these programs, visit the library, call 419-826-2760, or sign up online at http://www.swantonpubliclibrary.org. Swanton Library is located at 305 Chestnut Street in Swanton.


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