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Downloadable Books, Music and Videos

Q: I’ve never downloaded a book before. Where do I start? There are four types of electronic media you can download: eBooks, in Adobe ePub, Adobe PDF and Kindle formats. An eBook is text you read on a computer or mobile device. Audiobooks, in WMA and MP3 formats. Audiobooks are sound files you play on […]

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Who can use hoopla music, audiobooks, movies and TV?

CPL cardholders in good standing who live in Chicago may use hoopla. Hoopla is not available to reciprocal borrowers. Chicago residents, get an eCard for instant access to our online services. To create your hoopla account, you will need your library card number and PIN. You also need an email address. You will be prompted to create a password […]

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Martin & Morris Gospel Sheet Music Collection

This collection of 1,500 scores represents nearly the complete catalog of the publisher Martin & Morris Music Studio. In 1992, Necie Morris, widow of Kenneth Morris, gave one copy of each of the titles available in the store. An inventory of this reference collection was provided. In 1940, Kenneth Morris left Bowles Music House and […]

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Music To Run By

As someone who can't bring themselves to run unless a zombie from World War Z is chasing, I obviously need a little motivation. Like many of my fellow joggers on the lakefront, I like to plug in the earbuds and drift into my own personalized music video. Fortunately the library has thousands of CDs and downloadable music  available. It's a […]

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Create Art and Music

children's musical instruments

Taking inspiration from Penny and Her Song, try some of these activities to create music and art in your home. Make Your Own Musical Instruments Singing is fun—but making music with instruments you create is even better! There are several books that can help you do this, we looked for ideas in The Kids Can Press […]

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Digital Music at Lozano Branch’s YOUmedia

Our digital music workshops begin this week! Jeff will teach you how to use various equipment and software, and make beats. He'll guide users in grades 6-8 to create their own music. Digital Music Workshop Hours Tuesday: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. Wednesday: 3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Thursday: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday: 11…

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Old Pops & Piano Music Single Sheets

Dates: 1809-2004. Size: 72 linear feet. Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Music Information Center. Old Pops comprises single song sheet music in alphabetical sequence in 286 boxes; 8 additional boxes contain Chicago songs, war songs and Christmas songs. Music Single Sheets are instrumental piano pieces filed alphabetically with Old Pops. [Processed]

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