Live Music at the Library All Summer Long

Music fans, mark your calendars. Summer brings an impressive lineup of entertainers to delight young and old alike.

Fans of past American Idol winner Carrie Underwood will love Megan Leigh, a Kansas native who brings her country music stylin’s to the library Wednesday, June 27 at 4pm. Catch her act while you can; this artist’s star is rising fast.

For classical music on a Steinway grand piano, attend Playful Pianists, Saturday, July 14 at 3pm, featuring recitals by students 11 to 22 years old who earned spots in the University of Kansas’ prestigious International Institute for Young Musicians.

Kyler plays for your family every Saturday morning in summerSaturdays all summer long, drop by at 10am to hear Kyler Carpenter play guitar and tell stories for your family. Kyler also reads, sings and plays guitar for families of all ages on Friday, June 15 and Friday, July 20 at 10am.

The Sal Cruz Drumline (Cruzline) marched into the library June 6. See video of their performance below. The Cruzline features 30 teens, freshmen to seniors, drumming and dancing. Members must meet criteria including good grades and attitudes. They practice at night and on weekends and perform more than 100 times a year.

Take the entertainment home! Hundreds of CDs can be checked out from our collection or download music from’s Music Downloads service. (Must have library card.)

Lisa is a former employee and shared the library story in many of her posts.