New Pollinator Books at Durham Public Libraries!

Thanks to a generous grant from the Triangle Community Foundation, we were recently able to provide a donation of adult and children’s books that focus on pollinator education. The full list is provided below - inquire at your local library branch for availability!

  • Bringing Nature Home: A Case for Native Gardening by Douglas Tallamy

  • The Life Cycles of Butterflies: From Egg to Maturity, a Visual Guide to 23 Common Garden Butterflies by Judy Burris and Wayne Richards

  • Attracting Native Pollinators: The Xerces Society Guide, Protecting North America's Bees and Butterflies

  • Pollinators of Native Plants: Attract, Observe & Identify Pollinators and Beneficial Insects with Native Plants by Heather Holm

  • Bees: An Identification and Native Plant Forage Guide by Heather Holm

  • 100 Plants to Feed the Bees: Provide a Healthy Habitat to Help Pollinators Thrive by The Xerces Society

  • Bees: A Natural History by Christopher O’Toole

  • Pocket Guide for "Familiar Butterflies of North America" by The National Audubon Society

  • Caterpillars of Eastern North America: A Guide to Identification and Natural History by David Wagner

  • Bumble Bees of North America by Paul Williams, Robbin Thorp, Leif Richardson & Sheila Colla

  • Honey Bee Democracy by Tom Seeley

  • The Bees by Laline Paul

Children’s books:

  • On Meadowview Street by Henry Cole

  • Bee & Me by Elle J. McGuiness

  • The Reason for a Flower: A Book About Flowers, Pollen, and Seeds by Ruth Heller

  • Flowers Are Calling by Rita Gray

  • What If There Were No Bees?: A Book about the Grassland Ecosystem by Suzanne Buckingham Slade

  • Animal Pollinators by Jennifer Boothroyd

  • What Is Pollination? by Bobbie Kalman

  • From Seed to Plant by Gail Gibbons

  • Are you a Bee? by Judy Allen and Tudor Humphries

  • The Life and Times of the Honey Bee by Charles Micucci