Starting Monday, April 5, we’ll have special guests – little chicken eggs that are getting ready to hatch – in the children’s department at our Main Branch. We’ll have an incubator set up and families may even get to see the eggs as they hatch.
There will be 10 eggs in total: five Lavender Orpington eggs and five Barred Plymouth Rock eggs. They’re expected to hatch by April 26. Once the eggs are almost ready, you ‘ll be able to watch the Hatch Cam on our Twitch channel. You can even suggest what we should name the chicks right here. After hatching, the chicks will live at our Main Branch for a week before heading onto their forever home.
Additionally, families can learn all about chicks and eggs during an online program we’re hosting with Jess Nestor from Meyer Hatchery at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 8. Nestor will talk about the process of chicken egg hatching and answer any questions kids may have about what comes first. The program will be hosted via Zoom. Register online to get the Zoom link or by calling us at (440) 255-8811 ext. 220.