Caledon Public Library

Musical Instruments

Musical Instrument Collection  

Caledon Public Library is now offering guitars and ukuleles for loan with your library card. This new collection will be housed at the Albion Bolton branch and holds can be placed to pick up at any branch. The guidelines are as follows:

  • 3 week loan
  • must be 18+ to borrow
  • instruments MUST be returned to a service desk (no drop box or locker returns)
  • only one instrument can be borrowed per card at one time
  • overdue charge is $1/day


What to know more about playing and tuning? Reference Guide for Acoustic Guitars and Concert Ukuleles

  • Hawaiian word for ukulele means 'leaping flea'

  • Neil Armstrong loved playing his ukulele - after the moon landing the astronauts were required to spend 21 days in quarantine Neil took his uke with him

  • Sir Paul McCartney was one of the best left-handed guitar players - Jimi Hendrix too!

  • guitar is the 2nd most popular instrument, piano is the 1st


This collection has been made possible thanks to the financial support of Brampton and Caledon Community Foundation and the Friends of Caledon Public Library.