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Chicken-Keeping Basics Class

Presented by Jennifer Murtoff of Home to Roost LLC

2020-11-14 10:30:00 2020-11-14 12:30:00 America/Chicago Chicken-Keeping Basics Class Online Zoom Event -

Saturday, November 14
10:30am - 12:30pm

Add to Calendar 2020-11-14 10:30:00 2020-11-14 12:30:00 America/Chicago Chicken-Keeping Basics Class Online Zoom Event -

This class is designed for curious  folks who are considering getting chickens, as well as for those who already have their own birds. Learn how to raise chicks, care for adult birds, and keep your neighbors happy!

Jennifer Murtoff leads workshops on backyard chickens; and assists families with their own flocks. She has taught classes for the Chicago Botanic Garden and the Garfield Park Conservatory.

Registration is required for this meeting which will be held on Zoom. Sign up to receive the Zoom meeting link Here

If you need help using Zoom, see our guide at How to video-conference with Zoom or email us at askalibrarian@dppl.org

The City of Des Plaines created a program for the keeping of chicken hens (backyard hens) on single family zoning lots for a three-year test period beginning March 1, 2020. Check here for details



AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Adult Program |

TAGS: | Lifelong Learning |

Des Plaines Public Library

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Tue, Jun 06 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jun 07 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jun 08 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jun 09 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Sat, Jun 10 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 11 1:00PM to 5:00PM

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The 1501 Ellinwood Street library building is the realization of a longheld dream of the library board, staff and community partners. Located in the heart of downtown Des Plaines, the four story, 82,000 square foot building represents the community's commitment to reading, lifelong learning, and a center for family activities. A grand central staircase and large windows provide a wealth of natural light and illuminate the building at night.

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