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Learn “summer” signs in American Sign Language with Miss Jenni 


Who’s ready for summer? Here are some materials to help you practice those summer signs.  

Check out our catalog for books and e-books, through Hoopla or Libby, to learn more!: 

Summer Camp Critter Jitters by Jory John  

Bummer in the Summer by Dan Gutman 

Super Summer by Bruce Goldstone 

Duck and Goose Go the Beach by Tad Hills 

Check out titles through Libby and Hoopla: 

These Little Piggies Go to the Beach by Amy Sklansky (Hoopla) 

The Story of Ice Cream by Stacy Taus-Bolstad 

Go Fishing! By Peter Finn 

The Berenstain Bears: The Bears’ Vacation by Stan and Jan Berenstain  



Jenni Hemphill is the current Assistant Supervisor for the Boardman, Springfield, and Greenford locations. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Deaf Education (K-12) in 2001 and a Master’s of Library and Information Science plus K-12 degree in 2015, both from Kent State University. She taught at the Ohio School for the Deaf for ten years, where she taught all ages, and has been a contract interpreter for the deaf locally.

She started at PLYMC back in 2014 and loves helping patrons, of any age, find their next best read, and going out into the community to schools for off-site programming. She currently runs the ASL Club Program for PLYMC.

Her and her husband have two children, who attend Springfield Local Schools. She loves to read, spend time with family, and trying new things.