Come to the joint NWYS/CLASS meeting on Monday, November 9 and learn from librarian and certified ASL interpreter Kathy MacMillan as she provides tips on serving hearing impaired patrons in our libraries and basic conversational signs for a library setting.
Kathy MacMillan is co-author of Little Hands & Big Hands: Children and Adults Signing Together, a professional resource for librarians, teachers, and educators that provides strategies for serving deaf and hard of hearing children combining American Sign Language and early literacy activities.
- 9:30 am—10:15 am NWYS & CLASS Business Meeting (NWYS and CLASS members)
- 10:15 am—10:30 am Break
- 10:45 am—11:45 am Serving Hearing Impaired Patrons
- 12:00 pm—1:00 pm Lunch*
- 1:00 pm—1:30 pm Tour of LaGrange Public Library
Program Cost: Free for NWYS/CLASS Members and $10 for non-members
*Lunch: $10; box lunch choices are: (specify selection in RSVP): Chicken Pesto, Tomato Mozzarella (vegetarian), Turkey swiss, Ham or Turkey on Pretzel roll, Roast beef on Sesame roll; please make checks payable to NWYS
RSVP to: Vicki Rakowski at firstname.lastname@example.org