Saturday, April 20, 2013

The Chickens Are Coming! The Chickens Are Coming!

Yes, it is THAT time of year again!
The time when your library turns into a hands-on life science laboratory!

Join us these next few weeks for the following programs and activities:

Introduction to Egg Incubation and Development
Monday, April 22nd
Registration required.
Families with children ages 2-12. Boone County Educator Doug Akers will answer your questions about the development, incubation and care of chickens and ducks. You will learn more about our chick hatching project at the Library (April 29 - May 5) and ways you can become involved through our website. Live chickens will display their unique plumage!

13th Annual Egg Hatching and 24/7 Webcam
Monday, April 29th through Saturday, May 4th (or until eggs hatch, whichever comes first!)
Visit in person during library hours; view the webcam all day (24/7)
Incubator and eggs supplied by Boone County Educator Doug Akers
For live webcam activity, go to and click the banner link.
For blog posts, go to
For tweets, follow us on Twitter @ZPLinfo.

Baby Chicks
Friday, May 3rd
10:00am and 1:00pm
Registration required.
Ages 3-6. Let’s talk about the chicks hatching at the Library! Read stories about chicks and other baby animals, make a craft, and have fun imagining what it would be like to hatch out of an egg. You might get to hold a baby chick!

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