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Gun Sense; kids, guns, and safety

by Wyomissing Public Library

Jan 31, 2019

The Wyomissing Public Library will host a program about gun safety on Wednesday, February 6th at 6 PM. The program, “Be Smart: A conversation about kids, guns, and safety,” will be presented by Kristin Kabakoff, and is intended for both gun owners and non-gun owners. Ms. Kabakoff, a nurse practitioner, is the mother of two small children. According to the BeSmart website, “Every year, nearly 300 children age 17 and under gain access to a gun and unintentionally shoot themselves or someone else, and nearly 500 more die by suicide with a gun. Many of these deaths are entirely preventable with responsible gun storage.”

BeSmart is a program designed to educate adults on ways to keep children safe from unintentional gun injuries. It consists of 5 easy steps that can save many lives. It is intended for both gun owners and non gun owners. It is a program of Moms Demand Action for Gun Safety, and Every Town for Gun Safety.

The program at the library is free and open to the public. The library is located at 9 Reading Boulevard in Wyomissing. Registration is requested and may be done online at www.wyopublib.org, or by calling the library at 610-374-2385, or in person at the front desk.

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