Harrogate and Ripon Beekeepers maintains an extensive library of books, journals, videos and DVDs on subjects related to beekeeping. Members of the association are encouraged to borrow items from the library to help them increase their knowledge of beekeeping. Those studying for for BBKA modular examinations may find this to be particularly useful.

The library is located in the left hand container alongside Claro Bees and the HRBKA teaching apiary, adjacent to the Harrogate Arms and RHS Garden Harlow Carr. It is open at the same times as Claro Bees - Saturday mornings between 9.30 and 12.30 from April to October.

The librarian maintains three versions of the library catalogue, which are available to dowload:

New items are added to the library each year and suggestions for additions are always welcome. Please contact the librarian for further information.