Adult Program

Beginning Beekeeping

Beginning Beekeeping Essentials covers valuable information an individual needs to know to become a beekeeper. A complete beehive will be brought in to utilize as a demonstration tool and to allow the prospective beekeeper to visualize the equipment involved. Explore methods for inserting the bees in their new home and how to introduce their queen. The use of beekeeping tools for hive inspections will be demonstrated. You will learn about honeybee behavior, the role of the queen and proper brood patterns. Discover where propolis, flower pollen and royal jelly come from and the medicinal ben

Presale Flower Orders

Today is the last day to place your presale orders for the Friends' annual Mother's Day hanging basket sale.  Flowering baskets are $15 each (2 for $28), a savings of $2 from the weekend of the sale.  Ferns are available for $18 each or 2 for $34.  Hanging basket choices include:  begonias, fuchsias, New Guinea impatiens, ivy geraniums, petunias, lobelia, a combo basket containing assorted colors, and Boston ferns.

The actual sale will be held in the library's parking lot on Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13.


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