Michigan: Ann Arbor District Library Now Lending Electronic Musical Instruments, Processors
From Michigan Radio:
The Ann Arbor District is thinking outside of the box with a new collection called “Music Tools.”
The small collection features quirky instruments and sound processors. It includes items with futuristic names that make sounds like hovering spaceships and funky clicks and clacks.
Eli Neiburger is the Associate Director of IT & Production at the AADL. He says the idea behind the collection is to provide fun, creative options that provide value to the library’s patrons. Neiburger also says the library is thinking about how to circulate different kinds of physical items, as digital books become more popular.
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