Category Archives: American Sign Language

Read This!: DEAF UTOPIA by Nyle DiMarco

Deaf Utopia: A Memoir – And a Love Letter to a Way of Life by Nyle DiMarco with Robert Siebert Summary: In this moving and engrossing memoir, Nyle shares stories, both heartbreaking and humorous, of what it means to navigate … Continue reading

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Upcoming Programs: Signs Under the Sea

Join me at libraries all along the East Coast this summer for Signs Under the Sea Dive into splashy stories, songs, and fun activities that explore the world of underwater animals through American Sign Language! For all ages. Click on … Continue reading

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Little Hands Signing Professional Development on demand

Little Hands Signing Professional Development Series Season Pass Add some American Sign Language to your storytime toolbox! Learn how to incorporate ASL into storytime songs, rhymes, and stories in a respectful and effective way. Your Season Pass registration includes on-demand recording … Continue reading

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This Saturday: Meet and Greet at Wellesley Books, MA

Meet and Greet at Wellesley Books Saturday, June 4, 2022, 2:00 – 3:00pm Wellesley Books 82 Central St, Wellesley, MA 02482, USA Come say hi, learn some signs, and join me for some fun takeaway activities!

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Register now for Little Hands Signing Professional Development: Summer Signs

Add some American Sign Language to your storytime toolbox! In these interactive sessions, we’ll focus on basic ASL vocabulary for storytimes. Learn how to incorporate ASL into storytime songs, rhymes, and stories in a respectful and effective way. Registration includes … Continue reading

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Register now for Hands Up!: Live ASL Practice for Library Staff

Hands Up: Live ASL Practice for Library Staff (Beginners) Wednesdays, June 1 – July 6, 2022, 2-3 PM Eastern/1-2 PM Central/12-1 PM Mountain/11 AM-12 PM Pacific Learn and practice American Sign Language for library settings in this interactive series. Online … Continue reading

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Join me for storytime at The Ivy Bookshop this Saturday!

Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 2:30 PM at The Ivy Bookshop, 5928 Falls Rd, Baltimore, MD 21209 Join me for storytime on The Ivy’s back patio for the whole family.  We’ll sign, sign, play, and read together as I share The … Continue reading

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Storytime ASL eCourse starts May 16! Register now!

American Sign Language with Children in Storytime or in the Classroom: A Practical Guide eCourse Begins Monday, May 16, 2022 and continues for 6 weeks (Participants will have 12 weeks to complete course materials.) Hosted by ALA eLearning. American Sign … Continue reading

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Get ready for summer reading storytimes!

Get ready for the 2022 Collaborative Summer Reading Theme, Oceans of Possibilities: Océano de Posibilidades, with these 2 webinars from Stories By Hand! Add some American Sign Language to your storytime toolbox! In these interactive sessions, we’ll focus on basic … Continue reading

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Upcoming Little Hands Signing Online Storytimes

Little Hands Signing with Kathy MacMillan Sing, sign, play, and learn basic American Sign Language in this fun, hands-on storytime for the whole family. Signing storyteller Kathy MacMillan is the author of the Little Hands Signing series and Little Hands … Continue reading

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