Learn to save a life at Mattapoisett Library workshops

Nov 18, 2023

MATTAPOISETT — It pays to be prepared and the Mattapoisett Free Public Library wants to make sure of it. 

On Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 5 p.m. and Thursday, Nov. 30 at 1 p.m., the first-aid training group GMEC will be at the Mattapoisett Library providing first aid, CPR, and AED Training. This course provides a layperson the skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrive.

This course is taught as a combination of first aid and CPR/AED and provides the requirements for Department of Early Education and Care standards. This training runs for approximately 3 hours. Registration is required.

The library will also offer a Babysitter Training Course for new and seasoned sitters with Beth Oleson on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 4:30 p.m. This is intended to be an intermediate babysitting training course for students ages 11 to 15.

Topics covered will include: Bedtime, mealtime, discipline, first aid, hands only CPR, contracts, and ethics. This class is expected to run for 3.5 hours and participants are welcome to bring dinner or a snack. Registration is required.

Register for these programs online at mattapoisettlibrary.org. For more information, contact Michelle Skaar at mskaar@sailsinc.org or by calling the library at 508-758-4171.

These events are made possible with funding from the Richard and Ann J. Prouty Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Co-Trustee.