Library to present ‘An Introduction to Beekeeping’ April 9
–On Thursday, April 9, from 6-8 p.m., President of the Central Coast Beekeepers Alliance and local beekeeper Erin Holden will present information about hive design, equipment, and placement; the queen bee and her colony; obtaining bees, swarm management, harvesting honey, and care of the hive including pests and pest management.
“We hear about honeybees in the news – how they are a crucial part of our agricultural systems and how their numbers are declining,” said Adult Services Librarian Karen Christiansen, “Hopefully this presentation will increase awareness of these issues and inspire others to embrace beekeeping.”
The Paso Robles City Library is located at 1000 Spring Street and is open Monday – Friday 10-8, and Saturday 10-5. For more information on library programs and events, call (805) 237-3870 or visit www.prcity.com/library.
Space is limited. Family groups are welcome to attend. Registration is required of each participant. Visit http://www.prcity.com/246/Classes-Events to sign up.