Are you ready to take on the responsibility of babysitting?

 Are you ready to take on the responsibility of babysitting? The best sitter is a Safe Sitter®! Take this fun class where you’ll learn how to handle emergencies when caring for young children.  The class will discuss information on setting up a babysitting business, what to do for behavioral issues, how to be a successful babysitter and child care essentials.  You will also go home with a certificate of completion and a manual.  Class will cover choking infant and child rescue, but not infant/child CPR.  There is no charge for Olathe residents or students who atten Olathe Public Schools; there is a charge of $20 for materials for participants who live outside of Olathe and do not attend Olathe schools.   

Upcoming class dates:

Note: Program guide not out yet due to finializing temporary location for summer teen programs due to the closure of Indian Creek.  We apologize for the incovenience.  As soon as we can announce the temporary location we will get the events posted.  We will be having babysitting classes!

Registration for each class  is required - Please note sign-up days!

Call in or register online.  You may register online through the Events page at or call (913)
 971-6888. Space is limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

IMPORTANT: The following two forms should be downloaded, filled out, and brought to class by the student!

Student Information Form 

Student Contract. 

Questions about the babysitting classes? Contact Angela Parks, Young Adult Librarian:  (913) 971-6881 or email:

The Olathe Public Library Young Adult  Department would like to thank the Junior Service League of Olathe as well as the Olathe Friends of the Library for their generous financial support of the SafeSitter program.


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