"Serving Deaf Patrons" with ASL Interpreter Kathy MacMillan

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 rakowskiv@lagrangelibrary.org