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Musical Songbooks

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Did you know the library offered printed music and songbooks? Whether you already read music or are just learning an instrument, you can borrow printed music for free. Here is just a small sampling of the variety of songbooks offered at the library. 

 Piano Songbooks 

America’s All-time Favorite Piano Pieces 

Christmas in Ivory: 10 Piano Arrangements for the Christmas Season! 

The Disney Collection 

Downton Abbey: Original Music from the Television Series by John Lunn 

Moana: Music From the Motion Picture Soundtrack by Lin-Manuel Miranda 

 

Guitar Songbooks 

Introduction to Jazz Guitar by Jane Miller 

The Beginner’s Guide to Guitar by Travis John Andrews 

R&B Guitar Songs 

Master Rock Guitar by John McCarthy 

Solo Guitar Playing by Frederick M. Noad 

Bluegrass Guitar by Fred Sokolow 

Bob Dylan Complete 

Grateful Dead Guitar Anthology 

John Lennon for Classical Guitar 

 

Ukulele Songbooks 

Uke can do it 2!: Classroom Ukulele Method by Philip Tamberino 

The Beatles for Fingerstyle Ukulele 

Hamilton: An American Musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda 

The Best Songs Ever: Ukulele 

 

Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbooks 

Songs of the 1980s 

The Best Show Tunes Ever 

Classic Girl Groups 

 

Assorted Instruments 

Hal Leonard Bagpipe Method by Ron Bowen 

Hal Leonard Handbell Method: Three Octaves by Beverly Simpson 

Folk Harp Method by Maeve Gilchrist 

Accordion Method by Beverly Grace Joy 

 

Printed Music for Kids 

Kids’ Songs for Ukulele 

The Complete Junior Guitarist by Joe Bennett 

Guitar for Kids by John McCarthy 

Children’s Songbook: Over 130 All-time Favorites to Play, Listen, and Sing 

Sing Through the Day: Eighty Songs for Children 

Gonna Sing My Head Off!: American Folk Songs for Children 

The Mother Goose Songbook 

Songs From Mother Goose: With the Traditional Melody for Each 

The Raffi Singable Songbook: A Collection of 51 Songs From Raffi’s First Three Records for Young Children by Raffi