Music at the Library

Musical Storytime

Shake off your sleepiness with some fun songs and crazy dancin’ with Kyler.

Visit our YouTube channel to view all our Musical Storytimes.

Hoopla Music

Hoopla thumbnailThe library provides access to a large collection of digital music through Hoopla Digital. Along with popular music selections find movies, television shows, educational/instructional videos, documentaries, and audiobooks on your browser, smartphone or tablet. Whether you’re looking for great songs to listen to or a box office hit or a classic, to watch, there is sure to be something you’ll enjoy again and again.

Hoopla Digital Music

Music Articles

In memory of composer Ryuichi Sakamoto

Explore the work of musician, composer and actor Ryuichi Sakamoto.

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Explore blurred music genres

Check out these genre-fusing albums from artists who blend soul, rap, punk, jazz and more in distinctive, postmodern ways.

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New jazz wave takes different directions

Younger jazz musicians carry the torch and shape the genre with their own tastes and influences.

Reevaluating classic rock albums through remixes

Stephen reviews 3 albums that have had the instruments & effects mixed against each other in a completely new way.

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The beautiful (& unbelievable) acoustics of fingerstyle guitar

Stephen highlights musicians who hit a sweet spot that nourishes his soul like little other music.

The gloom & glamour of gothic rock

Stephen recommends ’80s goth albums from a heady, intoxicating music scene.