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Canby Public Library sets series of programs


The Canby Public Library will offer a series of programs at the library in April and May.

The following programs will be offered at the library at 292 N. Holly. All programs are free. Some do require registration.

Tuesday, April 1, at 6:30 p.m.: Raising backyard chickens. Find out what is involved in keeping chickens in your backyard. From chick to laying hen, learn what is needed for your coop, brooder, and run. Setup, ongoing expenses and bird care will be covered.

Tuesday, April 8, at 6 p.m.: Learn to decorate an Easter egg the Ukrainian way. Ukrainian egg artist Daniela Mahoney will talk about this Ukrainian tradition and teach participants the use of the wax resistant method to decorate Easter eggs. This workshop is designed for adults and youth ages 14 and up. Registration is required. Participants will be able to take one to two decorated eggs home.

Tuesday, April 15, at 6:30 p.m.: Master Gardener Series. Introduction to growing berries. Learn how to get started with blueberries, strawberries, raspberries and blackberries.

Tuesday, May 6, at 6:30 p.m.: Master Gardener Series. Growing tomatoes. Join the crowd to grow your own. This workshop will answer all questions about varieties, ground preparation and location to turn participants into successful tomato gardeners.

Tuesday, May 13, at 6:30 p.m.: Master Gardener Series. Starting an organic vegetable garden. Learn the fundamentals of organic vegetable gardening. This is a great introduction to backyard vegetable gardening, healthy eating and saving money by growing your own produce.