Upcoming Events

Little Hands Signing

Sing, sign, play, and learn basic American Sign Language in these fun, hands-on storytimes for the whole family. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. All are welcome! Free programs; no registration required. Location: Eldersburg Library, 6400 West Hemlock Drive, Eldersburg, MD 21784

  • Friday, January 18, 2019 at 10:00 AM: Winter Signs
  • Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 9:45 AM: Playtime Signs
  • Friday, February 22, 2019 at 10 AM: Weather Signs
  • Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 9:45 AM: Our Signing Day

For more information, see library.carr.org

FREE Writers Workshop: Choices & Consequences Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm, Eldersburg Library, 6400 West Hemlock Drive, Eldersburg MD 21784 Learn how to analyze your story through the lens of choices and consequences to create coherent plots, compelling characters, and satisfying endings. Features hands-on writing activities and time for Q&A. Books will be available for purchase and signing after the workshop. Free program; no registration required. For more information, see library.carr.org

Write-In/Sketch-In for Children’s and YA Authors and Illustrators

Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 1-4 PM

Historic Savage Mill, 8600 Foundry Street, Savage, MD 20763

Work on your latest project surrounded by fellow authors and illustrators, with refreshments, door prizes, and lots of moral support!  I’ll be on hand along with other Published and Listed Members of SCBWI offering 10-minute first page, query, or illustration critiques for $10. (Signup for these slots will happen at the door.) Find us in the seating area next to Say Cheezz Grille.

This FREE program is co-sponsored by Say Cheezz Grille, Sweet Cascades Chocolatiers, Books with a Past, and the MD/DE/WV Region of the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.  Please register at https://mddewv.scbwi.org/events/write-insketch-in-for-childrens-and-ya-authors-and-illustrators-ix/ 

Book signing at Sweet Frog Frozen Yogurt (Timonium, MD)

Friday, February 1, 2019, 6:00 – 8:00pm

2159 York Rd, Timonium, MD 21093

Come on in to purchase signed copies of Nita’s First Signs, Little Hands and Big Hands: Children and Adults Signing Together, Sword and Verse, and Dagger and Coin! Make a sign language craft and learn to write your name in the language of the gods. Purchase a book and receive 20% off your Sweet Frog yogurt purchase! All book sale proceeds support Deaf Camps, Inc.’s scholarship fund.

This entry was posted in American Sign Language, Critiques, Dagger and Coin, Little Hands and Big Hands, Little Hands Signing series, Nita's First Signs, On Writing, Sword and Verse, Upcoming events. Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to Upcoming Events

  1. Alice L. Hagemeyer says:

    Susan Cohen Coordinator DCDL

    Kathy Please share your event with DCDL subscribers if not already. Susan Cohen. I wish I could attend. Alice Sent from my iPad


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