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Musical Instruments

Learn to play a variety of musical instruments using the Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library collection.

Borrow an Instrument from VPL

The Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library at VPL is a collection of instruments that you may borrow using your Vancouver Public Library card. The collection is located at the Central Library. Ask staff for assistance retrieving the instrument you want to borrow. The instruments can be found by searching the library catalogue.

Books on How to Play Banjo

Earl Scruggs and the 5-String Banjo Banjo for Dummies Bluegrass Banjo for Dummies Bluegrass Banjo
Earl Scruggs and the 5-String Banjo by Earl Scruggs Banjo for Dummies by Bill Evans Bluegrass Banjo for Dummies by Bill Evans Bluegrass Banjo by Peter Wernick
How to Play the 5-String Banjo Hal Leonard Banjo Method Clawhammer Style Banjo Banjo Chord Finder
How to Play the 5-String Banjo by Pete Seeger Hal Leonard Banjo Method  by Mac Robertson Clawhammer Style Banjo by Ken Perlman Banjo Chord Finder by Chad Johnson

Online Tutorials and Lessons

Other Online Resources