The Newton Public Library is hosting a Child ID event with New York Life Insurance agent Danny Hoskins on August 18th and 19th from 10 am to 8 pm each day in the library meeting room. If you are the primary caretaker of a child, you know how difficult it can be to ensure his or her safety. In fact, according to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, a total of 800,000 children in America are reported missing each year- that's 2,000 every day. A Child ID is a simple step parents or guardians can take to use in such an emergency. Parents or guardians may bring children to the library to create a free Child ID using the EZ Child ID System. In only 3 to 5 minutes a Child ID card is printed for each parent or guardian free of charge. Child ID cards feature a child's photo, fingerprints, contact information, and other pertinent data needed by the police in case of an emergency. Please note that children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. no child's information or pictures are electronically retained. All data is automatically erased upon printing the Child ID and the only information New York Life keeps is a parent or guardian's contact information, and only if permission has been granted for an Agent to contact them with more information about New York Life.