In conjunction with Black History Month, the MW Library is sponsoring a bee season of events related to the novel and movie The Secret Life of Bees.

Monday, Feb. 9 – during lunch – Beekeeping in Your Backyard – join faculty member Steve Ross in the library for an informal chat about urban beekeeping

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 3:30-5:30 p.m. (Feb. 18 is the backup date in case of inclement weather) – The movie The Secret Life of Bees will be shown in the library after school

Tuesday through Thursday, Feb. 17-19 during lunch – three-part showing of the movie during the school day for students unable to stay after school on Feb. 11

Friday, Feb. 20 and Tuesday, Feb. 24during lunch – book and movie discussions about The Secret Life of Bees. Peanut butter honey cookies and other treats will be served. Sign up by Feb. 18 to join a discussion.

Friday, Feb. 27 – deadline to submit your entry in the Voices of the Civil Rights Movement Poetry Challenge.

Watch for other impromptu events as well – such as a demonstration of a bee dance by Mr. Tharp and representatives from the science department…

Want to learn more about honeybees? Check out the nonfiction graphic text, Clan Apis, available in the library.

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