Category Archives: Upcoming events

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

Please feel free to share the information and coupon codes below with your colleagues! Discounted group rates and direct invoicing available for groups of 10 or more. Contact info@storiesbyhand.com for details.   Hands Up: Live ASL Practice for Library Staff (Beginner) … Continue reading

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FREE Online Program for All Ages – Register Now!

Today’s the day! Little Hands and Big Hands: Children and Adults Signing Together, second edition officially releases from Hands Up Press!  Read on for more about the book and our free online book launch event for all ages on January … Continue reading

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This Friday: Learn Winter Signs for Storytimes

Little Hands Signing Professional Development: Winter Signs (1 hour webinar) Friday, January 13, 2023 at 11 AM Eastern/10 AM Central/9 AM Mountain/8 AM Pacific Online session via Zoom (1 hour webinar). Includes recording access through February 14, 2023. Learn basic … Continue reading

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Winter/Spring Webinars and Series for Library Staff Registering Now!

Please feel free to share the information and coupon codes below with your colleagues! Discounted group rates and direct invoicing available for groups of 10 or more. Contact info@storiesbyhand.com for details. Little Hands Signing Professional Development: Winter Signs (1 hour … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Little Hands and Big Hands: Children and Adults Signing Together, 2nd edition

Coming January 10, 2023 from Hands Up Press: Little Hands and Big Hands: Children and Adults Signing Together, second edition by Kathy MacMillan Photography by Kristin Brown Research shows that using American Sign Language with young children can reduce frustration … Continue reading

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Online Storytimes with Queens Public Library

Queens Public Library Online Storytimes: Little Hands Signing: Feeling Sign Stories By Hand With Kathy MacMillan Sing, sign, play, and learn basic American Sign Language! These fun, hands-on storytimes for the whole family are presented by Kathy MacMillan, author of … Continue reading

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November Programs for Families

Little Hands Signing Storytimes with Kathy MacMillan at Queen Anne’s County Library For babies through age 5 with adult caregiver. Let’s sign together! Share stories, songs, and rhymes and learn basic American Sign Language to aid in everyday communication. Presented … Continue reading

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Kidlit Class and Spooky Fun This Weekend!

It’s going to be another busy weekend!  Hope to see you at some of these great events: If you’re attending the Maryland Writers Association 2022 Conference, From Brain to Bookshelf, this weekend, be sure to check out Kidlit Market 101 … Continue reading

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Programs This Weekend

Little Hands Signing: Fall & Halloween Signs (for all ages) Saturday, October 8, 2002 at 11:00 am Mary Riley Styles Public Library, 120 N Virginia Ave, Falls Church, VA 22046 Sing, sign, dance, and play with Kathy MacMillan, author of … Continue reading

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Read Local Challenge: Free Webinars and More!

I am excited to once again be participating in the Read Local Challenge, a reading incentive program featuring traditionally-published authors and illustrators in Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC, Delaware, and West Virginia, sponsored by the MD/DE/WV region of the Society of … Continue reading

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