Sign in to my account Stay Connected! Sign up for the email newsletter

LEAP Music

The LEAP Music collection is an extension of the LEAP collection and is geared for children grades 1 and up. Research has shown that learning music and playing an instrument facilitates learning other subjects, and can improve a child’s understanding and learning of mathematical concepts.

LEAP Music Lending Program Facts:

  • LEAP Music Kits circulate for 21 days
  • Kits may be placed on hold
  • Kits may be renewed twice if there are no holds
  • Customer may check out 2 kits per card (either adult or juvenile)
  • There is a late fine of $2.00 per day
  • There are fees for broken strings and/or damaged instruments. Circulation staff will advise library customer of any charges.
  • LEAP Music kits must be returned to a Harford County Public Library branch.
LEAP Music

This collection was made possible by a generous donation from the Morris A. and Clarisse B. Mechanic Foundation.

The Abingdon, Bel Air, Havre de Grace and Jarrettsville libraries have the following instrument kits recommended for grades 1-5:

Triangle & TambourineBongo Drums
Triangle & Tambourine KitBongo Kit

Ukulele KitGuitar KitViolin Kit

The following branches have LEAP Music kits with student-sized instruments, recommended for grades 6 and up: Aberdeen; Abingdon; Bel Air; Edgewood; Fallston; Havre de Grace; Jarrettsville; Joppa; Norrisville and Whiteford

Violin KitUkuleleAcoustic Guitar
Violin KitUkulele KitAcoustic Guitar Kit
Classical Guitar Kit
Classical Guitar Kit

Each stringed instrument includes a digital tuner and instructions. For additional information, you may want to use the following resources:

Tuning your Ukulele

Tuning An Accoustic Guitar

Tuning a Classic Guitar

Tuning a Violin