There are a lot of great books out there, some are even at your local library!  We suggest reading books such as First Lessons in Beekeeping by keith Delaplane, Honey Bee Biology and  Beekeeping by Dewey Caron, Beekeeping Basics by Mid-Atlantic Apiculture Research & Extension Consortium (MAAREC) and The ABC and XYZ of Bee Culture by A.I Root.