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One Book One Community 2023: The Blues: For Kids

2023 Community-Wide Reading Program celebrating "The Blues: The Authentic Narrative of My Music & Culture" by Chris Thomas King

2023 Programming for Kids

Saturday, March 25 at 2:00 p.m. , Jones Creek Branch

Kid’s Orchestra Presents: Trombone Shorty and Louisiana Music

Learn about Trombone Shorty, a musician who grew up in Louisiana, and the instrument he played (a trombone, of course!). Hear the trombone and find out how it works. Learn some “second line” dance moves. Play an instrument naming and imitation game. Sing “When the Saints go Marching in” as we celebrate music in Louisiana. (Ages 5-11)

Registration is required.


Databases for Kids

Look through EBRPL's collection of databases for kids of all ages!

Just for Kids Access Video - Access shorts videos and episodes of shows that feature music, jazz and more

Miss Humblebee's Academy - Music videos, songs, lyrics and more!

OverDrive for Kids - Find ebooks and audiobooks about music, jazz, instruments and more!

Pebble Go - Find biographies of musicians, singers and composers for grades K-2.

Pebble Go Next - Find biographies of musicians, singers and composers for grades 3-6.

The World Almanac Kids - Read articles related to music, jazz, musicians, musical instruments and more for Middle School. 

World Book Kids - learn about different kinds of music, musicians, instruments and more. 



Recycled Box Guitar Craft

Let's get crafty and make our very own blues guitar!

All you'll need is a tissue box, paper towel tube, rubber bands, tape and a pencil!

Watch this video for a quick and easy how-to!