Upcoming Online Storytimes

Join me online for these free programs for all ages!

Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 8 PM Eastern: Familius Summer Reading Series: I’ll be reading Nita’s First Signs and Nita’s Day and sharing American Sign Language songs and activities for the whole family. Program will be presented in spoken English with closed captions. You can watch via the Familius FB page.

Friday, July 23, 2021 at 10 AM Eastern: Little Hands Signing: Animals at Night. Online storytime hosted by Carroll County Public Library. Register now.

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Online Storytimes

Join me online for free programs for all ages, sponsored by these amazing public libraries!

Friday, July 2, 2021 at 10:30 AM Eastern: American Sign Language Safari. Online storytime hosted by Anne Arundel County Public Library (MD). Register now!

 

Saturday, July 3, 2021 at 11 AM Eastern: Little Hands Signing: Farm Animals – Facebook Live storytime hosted by Mary Riley Styles Public Library (VA). No registration required. Tune in at https://www.facebook.com/mrspl/

*The live program will be presented in spoken English. Captions will be provided for the recording.

A photo of a cow appears in the top right corner. Below that, a white child with blond hair signs COW. Next to that, a photo of a smiling white woman with glasses appears next to the colorful covers of board books NITA'S FIRST SIGNS and NITA'S DAY. Facebook Live storytime for all ages hosted by Mary Riley Styles Public Library, Saturday, July 3 at 11 AM Eastern. Tune in at https://www.facebook.com/mrspl/. Sing, sign, and play together with this fun, hands-on, FREE online storytime for the whole family, presented by Kathy MacMillan, author of the Little Hands Signing series.

 

Saturday, July 3, 2021 at 2 PM Eastern: American Sign Language Safari. Online storytime hosted by Baltimore County Public Library (MD). Register now!

A photo of a smiling white woman with glasses and a safari hat appear on the left. A monkey puppet is sitting on her left shoulder and she is signing I-LOVE-YOU in American Sign Language with her left hand. The colorful covers of board books NITA'S FIRST SIGNS and NITA'S DAY appear to her right.  Text appears in white against a textured green background and reads: American Sign Language Safari. Learn animal signs through stories, songs, and fun activities for the whole family with Kathy MacMillan, author of the Little Hands Signing series. Hosted by Baltimore County Public Library. Saturday, July 3 at 2 PM Eastern. Online via Zoom. Register at tinyurl.com/SafariBCPL

 

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 11 AM Eastern: Little Hands Signing: Farm Animals.  Online storytime hosted by New Castle County Libraries (MD). Register now!

A photo of a cow appears in the top right corner. Below that, a white child with blond hair signs COW. Next to that, a photo of a smiling white woman with glasses appears next to the colorful covers of board books NITA'S FIRST SIGNS and NITA'S DAY. Text appears in white against a brown background and reads: Little Hands Signing: Farm Animals. Tuesday, July 6 at 11 AM Eastern. Hosted by New Castle County Public Libraries. Register at https://tinyurl.com/LHSFarmNCC. Sing, sign, and play together with this fun, hands-on, FREE online storytime for the whole family, presented by Kathy MacMillan, author of the Little Hands Signing series.

 

 

 

 

This Saturday! Little Hands Signing: Zoo Signs

Little Hands Signing: Zoo Signs

Saturday, June 26 at 10:00 AM Eastern: Hosted by Carroll County Public Library, Maryland.  Register here.

Sing, sign, play, and learn basic American Sign Language in these fun, hands-on storytimes for the whole family!

Program will take place online via Zoom.

 

 

 

 

 

May Little Hands Signing Storytimes – Online and FREE

Little Hands Signing

Sing, sign, play, and learn basic American Sign Language in these fun, hands-on storytimes for the whole family presented by Kathy MacMillan.  These FREE online Storytimes hosted by Carroll County Public Library’s Eldersburg Branch (MD).
Registration required at the links below. Registration opens 2 weeks before each program. These programs will occur in Zoom. One hour before the program start, we will email the link to all registrants. Programs will be presented in spoken English and American Sign Language interpretation will be available.

Thursday, May 20 at 10:00 AM Eastern: Manners Signs Register here.

Saturday, May 29 at 10:00 AM Eastern: Farm Signs Register here.

Upcoming Little Hands Signing Storytimes – Online and FREE

Little Hands Signing

Sing, sign, play, and learn basic American Sign Language in these fun, hands-on storytimes for the whole family presented by Kathy MacMillan.  These FREE online Storytimes hosted by Carroll County Public Library’s Eldersburg Branch (MD).
Registration required at the links below. Registration opens 2 weeks before each program. These programs will occur in Zoom. One hour before the program start, we will email the link to all registrants. Programs will be presented in spoken English and American Sign Language interpretation will be available.

Thursday, April 8 at 10:00 AM Eastern: Nature Signs Register here.

Saturday, April 24 at 10:00 AM Eastern: Spring Signs Register here.

Thursday, May 20 at 10:00 AM Eastern: Manners Signs Register here.

Saturday, May 29 at 10:00 AM Eastern: Farm Signs Register here.

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 presented by Kathy MacMillan.  These FREE online Storytimes hosted by Carroll County Public Library’s Eldersburg Branch (MD).
Registration required at the links below. Registration opens 2 weeks before each program. These programs will occur in Zoom. One hour before the program start, we will email the link to all registrants. Programs will be presented in spoken English and American Sign Language interpretation will be available.

Saturday, March 20 at 10:00 AM Eastern: Count on ASL Register here.

Thursday, March 25 at 10:00 AM Eastern: Feelings Signs Register here.

Saturday, March 27 at 10:00 AM Eastern: Community Helpers Signs Register here.

Thursday, April 8 at 10:00 AM Eastern: Nature Signs Register here.

Saturday, April 24 at 10:00 AM Eastern: Spring Signs Register here.

Thursday, May 20 at 10:00 AM Eastern: Manners Signs Register here.

Saturday, May 29 at 10:00 AM Eastern: Farm Signs Register here.

FREE Little Hands Signing Storytimes Online

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. Registration opens 2 weeks before each program. These programs will occur in Zoom. One hour before the program start, we will email the link to all registrants. Programs will be presented in spoken English and American Sign Language interpretation will be available.

Saturday, January 16 at 10:00 AM Eastern: Winter Signs. Register here.

Saturday, February 20 at 10:00 AM Eastern: Our Signing Day. Register here.

FREE Online Storytimes Saturdays in December

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. Registration opens 2 weeks before each program. These programs will occur in Zoom. One hour before the program start, we will email the link to all registrants. Programs will be presented in spoken English and American Sign Language interpretation will be available.

Saturday, December 5 at 10:00 AM Eastern: Family Signs. Register here.

Saturday, December 12 at 10:00 AM Eastern: Weather Signs. Register here.

Saturday, December 19 at 10:00 AM Eastern: Celebration Signs. Register here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Register now for Little Hands Signing in Storytime

Little Hands Signing in Storytime (PCI Webinar)

October 28 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm EDT

$28.99 per person

Signing with little ones of all ages promotes early literacy skills, encourages interaction, and makes your programs instantly participative.

Signing with little ones of all ages promotes early literacy skills, encourages interaction, and makes your programs instantly participative. Learn how to incorporate American Sign Language into your programs for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers in a respectful and meaningful way with Kathy MacMillan, nationally certified American Sign Language interpreter, librarian, author, and storyteller. You’ll leave with a toolbox of vocabulary and activities to get started with right away!

Learning Objectives:

  • List 3 benefits of signing with children
  • Demonstrate at least 6 American Sign Language signs to use with young children
  • Identify at least 1 storytime song, story, or rhyme to use with signs

Register now!