American Sign Language Classes

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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 12:00 pm

Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level Brown Bag Lunch Class every Tuesday 12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM Beginning Level: June 20 — August 29, 2017  (No class July 4th and 11th)   Bring your lunch and join us at Noon for weekly ASL classes in the Library Express large meeting room. 
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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 5:30 pm

Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Beginning Level Wednesdays, May 10 - July 26, 2017 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Join us in this beginning level class, which covers 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar. Review what you know, learn new signs, and practice conversation. Although focus is on beginners, everyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level. The class is FREE. No need to register.
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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Emerging Signers

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 6:30 pm

Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Emerging Signers Wednesdays, May 10 - July 26, 2017 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Join us in the special ASL class for those who have taken Beginning Level and know some signs and don’t feel ready for Intermediate/Conversational level yet.  Review what you know, learn new signs, and practice conversation.  Everyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level.  The class is FREE. No need to register.
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Let's Communicate in American Sign Language: Intermediate Level

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 7:30 pm

Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language: Intermediate Level Wednesdays, May 10 - July 26, 2017 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Join us in this intermediate-level class.   Review what you know, learn new signs, and practice conversation.  Although focus is on those who already have familiarity with American Sign Language, everyone is welcome to join the class, regardless of skill level.  The class is FREE. No need to register
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ASL Book Club: 'The Whole Town's Talking'

Saturday, November 4, 2017, 2:00 pm

Discuss books with other people in American Sign Language. This month, the club will talk about The Whole Town's Talking by Fannie Flagg. The group is facilitated by Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen.
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ASL Book Club: 'Homegoing'

Saturday, September 9, 2017, 2:00 pm

Discuss books with other people in American Sign Language. This month, the club will talk about Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. The group is facilitated by Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen. If you need voice or video accommodation, let us know at lbph.dcpl@dc.gov.
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ASL Book Club: 'Underground Railroad'

Saturday, July 8, 2017, 2:00 pm

Discuss books with other people in American Sign Language. This month, the club will talk about The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. The group is facilitated by Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen.
Book jacket of "Cutting for Stone"

ASL Book Club: 'Cutting for Stone'

Discuss books with other people in American Sign Language. This month, the club will talk about Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese. The group is facilitated by Deaf Services Librarian Janice Rosen. If you need voice or video accommodation, let us know at lbph.dcpl@dc.gov.
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Beginners American Sign Language Classes

Saturday, June 17, 2017, 10:00 am

Join us in learning the fundamentals of American Sign Language: alphabet, numbers, finger spelling and vocabulary words. Please register at the Information Desk.
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Book Club in American Sign Language: Cutting for Stone

Cutting for Stone is an unforgettable journey into one man's remarkable life and an epic story about the power, intimacy, and curious beauty of the work of healing others.

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