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By Anna B.
April 27, 2021

Whether your kiddo plays a musical instrument or just likes listening to music, there are some incredible musical resources out there. From symphony storytimes to classical quizzes, there is a wealth of information created with kids in mind!

Here’s our webliography of resources for learning more about music, along with a links to our catalog to find more books for young musicians.

ONLINE: Musical Facts and Fun

CARNEGIE HALL

Arranged by age, this resource lets kids explore classical music from around the world, featuring amazing artists and their works.

CLASSICS FOR KIDS

This resource from the Cincinnati Public Radio is a treasure trove of musical info, whether you want to listen, play or learn.

ICANRADIO

This local radio station on your phone includes story hours, dance music, and lullabies for bedtime!

Oregon Symphony Storytime

With their second season now underway, each of these selections from the Oregon Symphony pairs a musical instrument with a fun story for a melodic twist on storytime.

The Yo-Yo Mo Show

From one of our favorite authors Mo Willems and celloist Yo-Yo Ma, this is an invitation to use music to inspire other arts – even some fun doodling!

BOOKS: Music Guides

Ada’s Violin: A True Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay / written by Susan Hood and illustrated by Sally Comport

Bach To The Rescue!!! / written by Tom Angleberger and illustrated by Elio

Itzhak: The Boy Who Loved the Violin / written by Tracy Newman and illustrated by Abigail Halpin

Music: Hit the Right Note / created by Basher, written by Dan Green

Orchestra / written by Avalon Nuovo

School of Music / written by Meurig and Rachel Bowen

When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop / written by Laban Carrick Hill and illustrated by Theodore Taylor III

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