Author Archives: kathymacmillan

This Saturday! Join me online at the RVA Booklovers’ Festival!

RVA Booklovers’ Festival Online festival hosted by Fountain Bookstore of Richmond, VA Three Stages! 60+ Speakers! Saturday, May 8 I’ll be sharing stories, songs, and signs with Nita’s First Signs and Nita’s Day on the Children’s Stage at 3:55 PM … Continue reading

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This Saturday! : A Conversation with Kidlit Authors

I’m looking forward to moderating this terrific panel featuring kidlit authors for all ages! A CONVERSATION WITH KIDLIT AUTHORS Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 2 PM Eastern (Online via Zoom) This panel is sponsored by the Maryland Writers Association and … Continue reading

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New Webinar! Little Hands Signing Professional Development: Summer Reading Special

Little Hands Signing Professional Development: Summer Reading Special Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 2 PM Eastern. 1 hour, Online via Zoom. Add some American Sign Language to your summer reading toolbox! In this interactive session, we’ll focus on basic ASL vocabulary … Continue reading

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ASL for Library Staff: Level 1 Starts May 3! Register Now!

New sessions of my popular eCourses from the American Library Association begin May 3. Register for one or bundle them all and save!  Discounts available for groups and ALA members. See below for details.           American Sign … Continue reading

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New session registering now!: Intermediate ASL Practice for Library Staff

Hands Up! Live ASL Practice for Library Staff (Intermediate) Practice and gain confidence in your American Sign Language skills for library settings in this interactive series. Tuesdays, May 11-June 15 from 10-11 AM Eastern/9-10 AM Central/8-9 AM Mountain/7-8 AM Pacific. Online … Continue reading

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One week from today: Serving Deaf Patrons in the Library

Serving Deaf Patrons in the Library A two-part online workshop, each session lasting 90 minutes, on Thursdays, April 29 and May 6, 2021, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific Library services are for everyone, and that includes the deaf and hard … Continue reading

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Read This!: Lucy’s Blooms by Dawn Babb Prochovnic

Lucy’s Blooms by Dawn Babb ProchovnicSummary: The town’s annual flower contest is coming soon, and a young girl puts her heart into growing a lively bunch of flowers she finds in a meadow. As her grandmother guides her in nurturing … Continue reading

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Read This!: Everyone’s Sleepy but the Baby by Tracy C. Gold

Everyone’s Sleepy but the Baby by Tracy C. Gold Summary: Sleepy Mommy, Sleepy Daddy, Sleepy little dog. Everyone’s sleepy but the baby, Yawn, yawn, yawn. After a long day, the whole family is ready to hit the hay . . … Continue reading

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Upcoming sessions of popular ASL for Librarians eCourses from ALA Publishing

Announcing new sessions of my popular eCourses from the American Library Association! Register for one or bundle them all and save!  Discounts available for groups and ALA members. See below for details.           American Sign Language for … Continue reading

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Join me for free, online Little Hands Signing Storytimes!

Little Hands Signing Sing, sign, play, and learn basic American Sign Language in these fun, hands-on storytimes for the whole family.  These FREE online Storytimes hosted by Carroll County Public Library’s Eldersburg Branch (MD). Registration required at the links below. … Continue reading

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