Author Archives: kathymacmillan

One Week from Today: Creating Outstanding Online Storytimes Webinar

In response to popular demand, we are offering an encore session of this ALA Editions webinar! Creating Outstanding Online Storytimes Workshop A 90-minute workshop, Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30pm Central/12:30pm Mountain/11:30am Pacific $60 per person; discounts available for ALA … Continue reading

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Register now for Little Hands Signing Professional Development Series: Babies and Toddlers

Learn engaging storytime activities for babies and toddlers that incorporate basic American Sign Language! Tuesdays, March 30-May 4 from 3-4 PM Eastern/2-3 PM Central/1-2 PM Mountain/12-1 PM Pacific   |   Online sessions via Zoom (6 weeks, 1 hour per week) Join … Continue reading

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Free Online Storytime This Saturday!

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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Happy World Read Aloud Day!

February 3 is World Read Aloud Day!  My co-author Manuela Bernardi and I celebrated with a readaloud and a conversation about our book, She Spoke: 14 Women Who Raised Their Voices and Changed the World. Join us to hear about some of … Continue reading

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Book Lists!

Thank you to Colorado Parent for including The Runaway Shirt in their roundup of books about chores and family responsibilities:   Also announced this week:  2021 Rise: A Feminist Book Project List. This excellent list of 2020 titles, divided into … Continue reading

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Join in the Read Local Challenge!

It’s not to late to take the 2020/2021 Read Local Challenge, sponsored by the MD/DE/WV Region of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators! Discover books by people who live in your own state – maybe even your own … Continue reading

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Register Now for Creating Outstanding Online Storytimes Webinar

In response to popular demand, we are offering an encore session of this ALA Editions webinar! Creating Outstanding Online Storytimes Workshop A 90-minute workshop, Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30pm Central/12:30pm Mountain/11:30am Pacific $60 per person; discounts available for ALA … Continue reading

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Free Online Storytime This Saturday!

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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Sign Language for Children in Storytime or the Classroom Begins January 18! Register now!

Sign Language for Children in Storytime or in the Classroom: A Practical Guide eCourse Asynchronous eCourse beginning Monday, January 18, 2020 (6 weeks of lessons; Participants will have a total of 12 weeks to complete course materials) Instructor: Kathy MacMillan, … Continue reading

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Register now for The Secrets of Show, Don’t Tell!

3-Webinar Series: The Secrets of Show, Don’t Tell with Kathy MacMillan Tuesdays at 7 PM Eastern/6 PM Central/5 PM Mountain/4 PM Pacific (Each webinar is 90 minutes long) Part 1: January 12, 2021 Part 2: January 19, 2021 Part 3: … Continue reading

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