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

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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… read more >>

Learn places in our communities using American Sign Language with Miss Jenni  

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Have you always wanted to learn American Sign Language, or ASL? Here is your chance! Watch the following video on how to sign all the different places within our community. Have fun!         In order to help you practice, check out just a few titles from our catalog and online resources:    –Places in My Neighborhood by Shelly Lyons   -Museums by Jennifer… read more >>

Learn popular phrases in American Sign Language with Miss Jenni

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Have you always wanted to learn American Sign Language, or ASL? Here is your chance! Watch the following video on how to sign just some popular phrases.    Check out our catalog for books to learn more and practice:    –What’s up, Chuck? By Leo Landry   –See You Later, Gladiator by Jon Scieszka  –What’s Your Favorite Food?… read more >>

Learn fairy tale signs in American Sign Language with Miss Jenni 

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Have you always wanted to learn American Sign Language, or ASL? Here is your chance! Watch the following video on how to sign various characters seen throughout famous fairy tales. Have fun!       In order to help you practice, check out just some of the titles from our catalog and online resources:    –This is the Path the Wolf Took by Laura Farina   –It’s… read more >>

Learn your fruits and veggies in American Sign Language with Miss Jenni

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Have you always wanted to learn American Sign Language, or ASL? Here is your chance! Watch the following video on how to sign your fruits and vegetables.   In order to help you practice, check out the following titles from our catalog and online resources:   –Fruits in Suits by Jared Chapman  –The Fruits We Eat by Gail Gibbons  –Fruits We… read more >>

Holidays Around the World in ASL with Miss Jenni

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“Ho! Ho! Ho! Merry Christmas!”, “Feliz Navidad!” (Merry Christmas in Spanish), “Hanukkah Sameach!” (Happy Hanukkah), “Ramadan Mubarak!” (Happy Ramadan), or “Subh Diwali” (Happy Diwali). Christmas, Hanukkah, Ramadan, Diwali, and Kwanzaa are just a few of the holidays celebrated around the world. Come and learn these holidays in American Sign Language. Just in time for the holiday season.     Click here for a… read more >>

School Subjects in American Sign Language with Miss Jenni

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Have you always wanted to learn American Sign Language? Here is your chance! Watch the following video on how to sign various school subjects, like Math, Reading, or Biology. To help practice these signs yourself or with your family, check out the following list of books from our catalog:   –I’m Trying to Love Math by Bethany Barton  –The Boy… read more >>

American Sign Language (ASL) is NOT used worldwide…..

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There is the common misconception that American Sign Language (ASL) is used throughout the world. This is completely false. There are over 70 million Deaf or Hard-of-hearing individuals around the world that use some type of signed language, which is estimated to be about 200 different sign languages throughout the world. There are some signs that may be similar, but each sign language is unique… read more >>