Kingston, ON, Aug 24, 2012 — A small library in the basement of a community center in Kingston, Ontario is home to hundreds of musical instruments from around the world. The library has over 500 instruments to lend: Strings, keyboards, amps, woodwinds, even a tuba. For the last 10 years, it's been a resource for young students and local bands needing anything from a guitar to a didgeridoo.
Made 4 You, a Kingston Artisan Collective, is holding a craft show this weekend in the historic City Hall as a fundraiser for the Joe Chithalen Memorial Musical Instrument Lending Library, also known as Joe's MILL.
Curious about how a musical lending library works, Todd Moe visited Kingston's "instrumentarium" for a tour.