The Leavenworth Public Library, 417 Spruce St., is hosting presentations this month for its Urban Homesteading Series, including Backyard Chickens at 2 p.m. April 14.

The Leavenworth Public Library, 417 Spruce St., is hosting presentations this month for its Urban Homesteading Series. To learn about keeping chickens in your backyard, come by the library at 2 p.m. April 14. We'll be learning about all kinds of things -- city regs, how to predator-proof a coop, why you need to research breeds before buying, and much more.