Beekeeping Library

Books and DVD’s are available to members: when attending meetings items can be checked out for one month.  Contact Elinor Levine at to request a book be brought to the general meeting if it is not checked out to another member.

Book Title Author
American Honey Plants Pellet, Frank C.
The Art and Adventure of Beekeeping Aebi, Ormond and Harry
At the Hive Entrance Storch, H.
Backyard Beekeeper, 3rd edition Flottum, Kim
The Bee Book Chadwick, et al
The Beekeeper’s Handbook Sammataro, D.; Avitable, A.
The Beekeeper’s Lament Nordhaus, Hannah
Beekeeping in Coastal California Rose, Jeremy
Beekeeping: A Practical Guide Bonney, Richard
Beekeeping: A Practical Step-by Step Guide Cramp, David
Beekeeping in Antiquity Fraser, H. Malcolm
Beekeeper’s Problem Solver Tew, James
Beekeeping At Buckfast Abbey with a section on mead making Brother Adam
Bees and Beekeeping Hall, Derek
Bees Make the Best Pets Mingo, Jack
Bees Sex Essentials Connor, Lawrence John
Better Beekeeping: The Ultimate Guide to Keeping Stronger Colonies and Healthier, More Productive Bees Flottum, Kim
A Book of Bees Hubbell, Sue
A Buzz in the Meadow Gorlson
The Classroom: Beekeeping Questions and Answers Hayes, Jerry
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Beekeeping Stiglistz, Dean
Confessions of a Bad Beekeeper Turnbull, Bill
A Country Year Hubbell, Sue
Elimination of American Foulbrood Disease Without the Use of Drugs Goodwin, Mark
First Lessons in Beekeeping Dadant, C.P.
Fruitless Fall Jacobsen, R.
The Hive and the Honey Bee A Dadant Publication
Hive Inspection Basics for Northwest Beekeepers Ruhl Bee Supply
Homegrown Honey Bees Morrison, Alethea
Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping Caron, Dewey M.
Honey Getting Sechrist, Edward Lloyd
Honeybee: Lessons from an Accidental Beekeeper Marchese, Marina
Huber’s Observations on Bees Translated by C.P. Dadant
Keeping Bees and Making Honey Benjamin, Alison
Keeping Bees with a Smile Lazutin, Fedor
Keeping the Bees Packer, Lawrence
The Life of the Bee Maeterlinck, Maurice
Mastering the Art of Beekeeping, v. 2 Aebi, Ormond and Harry
Natural Beekeeping Conrad, Ross
New Complete Guide to Beekeeping Morse, Roger
The New Starting Right with Bees Root Publishing
The Observation Hive Handbook: Studying Honey Bees at Home Linton, Frank
Plan B Brackney, Susan
Practical Beekeeping Bush, Michael
Primera Lecciones en Apicultura Delaplane (in Spanish)
The Queen Must Die Longwood
Queen of the Sun Siegel
The Secret Life of Bees Kidd, Sue Monk
Swarm Traps and Bait Hives Taylor, McCartney
Swarming: Biology, Prevention, Control and Collecting The Best of Bee Culture
Telling the Bees Hesketh, Peggy
Top-Bar Beekeeping Crowder, Les


Title Author
Beekeeper Training: Increase Your Knowledge and Skills Ohio State Beekeepers Association
Beekeeping 101-201-301 Dana Stahlman
Colony Division and Requeening Brushy Mountain
Honey Bees and Beekeeping: Parts I and II University of Georgia
Extracting Honey Brushy Mountain Brushy Mountain
Keeping Bees and Producing Honey Brushy Mountain
Making Comb Honey Brushy Mountain
Natural Beekeeping Ross Conrad
Packaged Bee Installation Brushy Mountain
Queen Rearing David Eyre
Swarm plus!  Kelley Beekeeping
Vanishing of the Bees Ellen Page