Bee2Bee Lending Library

Welcome to the OCBA beekeeper-to-beekeeper lending library. The purpose of the library is to provide OCBA members with an opportunity to share educational resources from their personal libraries – one beekeeper to another.

Trophallaxis – Bee2Bee

Access to the BEE2BEE Library is a benefit of OCBA membership. Please join OCBA and renew your membership annually.

If you are interested in borrowing from the Bee2Bee Library you may directly contact the Lender listed alongside the book title. Lenders and Borrowers can directly make arrangements for borrowing and returning the book.

If you have bee related books that you are willing to lend from your personal beekeeping library please consider participating as a Lender. To do so simply send a list of the books that you are willing to lend to Bee2Bee.Library @ gmail.com. 

DISCLAIMER: OCBA is simply serving as a central site for the listing of Bee2Bee Library books. OCBA is not responsible for lending arrangements between lenders and borrowers nor for books that may be damaged or go missing.

Book Title Author Lender
Some Important Operations in Bee Management T.S.K. & M.P. Johansson BeeCD@icloud.com
The Beekeeper’s Lament Hannah Nordhaus BeeCD@icloud.com
Hunting Wild Bees Robert E. Donovan BeeCD@icloud.com
The Queen Must Die and Other Affairs of Bees and Men William Longgood BeeCD@icloud.com
Honeybee Democracy Thomas D. Seeley BeeCD@icloud.com
The Wisdom of the Hive Thomas D. Seeley BeeCD@icloud.com
The Beekeeper’s Handbook Diana Sammataro BeeCD@icloud.com
The Beekeeper’s Bible Various BeeCD@icloud.com
Increase Essentials Lawrence John Connor BeeCD@icloud.com
Swarm Essentials Stephen J. Repasky BeeCD@icloud.com
The Hive and the Honey Bee Joe M. Graham, Editor BeeCD@icloud.com
Keeping Bees in Horizontal Hives
A Complete Guide to Apiculture
George’s de Layens BeeCD@icloud.com
Keeping Bees With A Smile
A Vision and Practice of Natural Apiculture
Fedor Lazutin BeeCD@icloud.com
Following the Bloom
Across America with the Migratory Beekeepers
Douglas Whynott BeeCD@icloud.com
Botany for Gardeners Brian Capon BeeCD@icloud.com
American Honey Plants (reprint) Frank C. Pellett BeeCD@icloud.com
Confessions of a Bad Beekeeper: What Not to Do When Keeping Bees [with Apologies to My Own] Bill Turnbull BeeCD@icloud.com
What Do You Know? Clarence Collison Katrina501@aol.com
Better Beekeeping Kim Flottum Katrina501@aol.com
Natural Beekeeping Chelsea Green Katrina501@aol.com
Beekeeping For Dummies Howland Blackiston Katrina501@aol.com
s.randall.austin@gmail.com
Honey Plants of North America John Lovell Katrina501@aol.com
The Classroom Jerry Hayes Katrina501@aol.com
Honey Crafting Leeann Coleman Katrina501@aol.com
Queen Rearing Essentials Lawrence John Connor Katrina501@aol.com
First Lessons in Beekeeping Keith Delaplane s.randall.austin@gmail.com
Africanized Honey Bees in the Americas Dewey Caron s.randall.austin@gmail.com
The Best of Bee Talk Richard Taylor s.randall.austin@gmail.com
The Joys of Beekeeping Richard Taylor s.randall.austin@gmail.com
Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Africanized Honey Bees and Bee Mites Edited by Erickson, Paige & Hanna s.randall.austin@gmail.com