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Posted on: March 1, 2021

The Honey Bus by Meredith May

Yellow cover of book The Honey Bus, old car in background

Cuesta Book of the Year selection topic of Library’s Book Group discussion

PASO ROBLES, CA – March 1, 20201 The Paso Robles City Library’s Book Group invites the public to a Zoom discussion of the Cuesta Book of the Year selection, The Honey Bus, by Meredith May, on Thursday, April 15, 7:00-8:00 p.m. 

May recalls the first time a honeybee crawled on her arm. She was five years old, her parents had recently split, and suddenly she found herself in the care of her grandfather, an eccentric beekeeper who made honey in a rusty old military bus in the yard. It was during this pivotal time in May’s childhood that she turned to her grandfather and the art of beekeeping as an escape from her troubled reality, forged an unbreakable bond with him, and opened her eyes to the magic and wisdom of nature. Part memoir, part beekeeping odyssey, the Honey Bus is an unforgettable story about finding home in the most unusual of places and how a tiny, little-understood insect could save a life.

Space is limited. Registration is required for all participants to receive the ZOOM meetup information. For ages 16+. 

At this time, the Library is open Monday-Saturday 9-10 for vulnerable populations; Monday-Friday 10-7 for the general public and Saturday 10-4 for the general public. Curbside service is also available. Call the library at 805-237-3870 or visit prcity.com/library and the Library Facebook and Instagram sites for updates.


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