Celebrate the Bees! Week

The buzz around town is we’re celebrating the bees at LPPL! Starting on World Bee Day (May 20), join us all week for activities that celebrate our pollinator pals. “Bee” sure to check out books about bees and learn along with us!

Bee Bath Kits for World Bee Day
Saturday, May 20
Available at all branches during regular library hours
Stop by and pick up a free bee bath kit to help local pollinators collect water. Please note there is a limit of one kit per household while supplies last.

Bee Skep Craft
Tuesday, May 23, 4 pm
Fleming Branch
Make a cute bee skep to decorate your room. For ages 9 & up.
$4; register at any LPPL branch or online.

Beekeeping Basics
Tuesday, May 23, 6:30 pm
Fleming Branch
Learn about local beekeeping with beekeeper Anthony Pasto from Happy Bees Apiary in Fenwick. Taste some local honey, too!
Free; register at any LPPL branch or online.

Birds, Bugs, and Books! Family Story Time
Wednesday, May 24, 6:30 pm
Fleming Branch
Read stories and sing songs about the importance of caring for our pollinators and feathered friends.
Drop in; no registration needed.

Invasive Species in Your Backyard
Thursday, May 25, 6:30 pm
Fleming Branch
Find out how to identify and remove invasive plants and pests in your backyard and garden, plus what to grow instead. Presented by Katie Church, Research Support Officer, Invasive Species Centre.
Free; register at any LPPL branch or online.

Designing for Biodiversity
Thursday, May 25, 6:30 pm
Fonthill Branch
Get tips on garden design and adding features and flora that will turn your yard into a haven for native creatures. Presented by Liz Benneian, Director of Ontariogreen Conservation Association.
$4; register at any LPPL branch or online.

Seedy Saturday: Garden Edition
Saturday, May 27, 11 am – 3 pm
Rittenhouse Branch
Drop in for hands-on learning and other fun! Learn more here.