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The library now offers ukuleles for checkout, thanks to the generous support of the Friends of the Library. Learn more about the instrument here.
Last Updated: Dec 19, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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  • Ten soprano ukuleles (KA-15S)
  • Two concert ukuleles

Each uke circulates with a book a tuner and a case.


History of the Ukulele

Aloha!  The ukulele originates in Hawaii.  It is based on the Portuguese machete de braga.  The Museum of Making Music has an excellent brief history of the ukulele.

Song Chords


Library Events

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Ukulele's at the Library?

Monterye Public Library now has 12 ukuleles available for checkout! 

Photo by Harry Potts

Below are several YouTube lessons on the use of a uke.


How to tune a Ukulele


Play hundreds of songs with just three chords


How to strum a ukulele


How to play Mumford & Sons I Will Wait

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