Update on Covid-19: With the limitations brought by Covid-19 Franklin County Beekeepers Association will be hosting virtual monthly beekeeping meetings. Joint virtual meetings with the New England Beekeepers Coalition are being developed. We will keep you informed.


FCBA has an extensive library of beekeeping books.

The Franklin County Beekeepers Association has an extensive library of beekeeping books that are brought to every meeting. FCBA members may signout the books at FCBA meetings.

  • The ABC XYZ of Bee Culture A.I. Root 2007
  • Apiculture for the 21st Century Roger Hoopingarner & Lawrence Connor 1999
  • The Art & Adventure of Beekeeping Ormond & Harry Aebi 1975
  • The Backyard Beekeeper
  • The Bee Language Controversy Adrian M. Wenner 1971
  • Bee Sex Essentials Lawrence Connor
  • Bees and the Law Murray Loring 1981
  • The Beekeeper's Handbook, 4th Edition Diana Sammataro & Alphonse Avitabile 2011
  • Beekeeping; The Gentle Craft John F. Adams 1972
  • Beekeeping Tips and Topics Elbert R. Jaycox 1982
  • Comb Honey Production Roger A. Morse 1978
  • First Lessons in Beekeeping
  • Following the Bloom Douglans Whynott
  • Fruitless Fall Rowan Jacobsen 2008
  • The Hive and the Honey Bee Revisited LL. Langstroth/Roger Hoopingarner 2006
  • Homegrown Honey Bees Althea Morrison 2013
  • Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping Dewey Caron & Lawrence Connor 2013
  • Honey Bee Colony Health Ed. Diana Sammataro & Jay Yoder 2012
  • Honey Bee Democracy Thomas D. Seeley 2010
  • Honey Bee Pests & Diseases Canadian Assoc. of Professional Apiculturists 2013
  • Honey for Health
  • Honey Plants Manual Harvey B. Lovell 1956
  • The Honey Trail Grace Pundyk 2010
  • Increase Essentials Lawrence Connor
  • The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Beekeeping Roger Morse & Ted Hooper 1985
  • Mastering the Art of Beekeeping Ormond & Harry Aebi 1979
  • Old Favorite Honey Recipes Historical Images 2010
  • Queen Rearing Essentials Lawrence Connor
  • Rearing Queen Honey Bees Roger A. Morse 1994
  • Robbing the Bees Holley Bishop 2005
  • Storey's Guide to Keeping Honey Bees
  • Swarming; Its Control & Prevention L. E. Snelgrove 1972
  • What Do You Know? Clarence H. Collison 2003
  • Beeswax Alchemy Petra Ahnert 2015
  • The Complete Meadmaker Ken Schramm 2003
  • Diagnosing Bee Mites Diana Sammataro 2014
  • Garden Plants for Honey Bees Peter Lindtner 2014
  • History of American Beekeeping Frank C. Pellett 1938197767656_3035982576636727_3040499953979987356_n.jpg