Honoring the 100th Birthday Anniversary of the late Les Paul

On Tuesday, June 9, 2015, a celebration will take place throughout the worldwide music community. It is to honor the 100th Birthday Anniversary of the late Les Paul who died in 2009. Les Paul’s contributions to the development of the solid-bodied electric guitar, multitrack recording, overdubbing, and songwriting earned him many awards over his lifetime,…

Learn Delta Blues Guitar

If you were not able to take Donna Herula’s excellent Delta Blues Guitar Workshop when she was here at the Fountaindale Public Library on September 13, here’s a chance for you to still learn from her. Our Studio 300 staff created the above video so that we can share her instruction with you. Donna provided…

Blues Duo Concert and Delta Blues Guitar Workshop

Clear your calendar for this coming Saturday, September 13. The Blues Duo of Donna Herula and Tony Nardiello will kick off Fountaindale Public Library’s “Fall into the Blues” Mini-Series with a one-hour, drop-in concert from 2:30 P.M. to 3:30 P.M. in Meeting Room A. A 75-minute Delta Blues Guitar Workshop will precede the concert from 1:00…

FROM THE MAGAZINE SHELF

FROM THE MAGAZINE SHELF is an occasional feature of the FOUNTAINDALE LIBRARY REFERENCE BLOG. Postings will highlight titles that you might find of interest, but haven’t yet picked up to read and explore. Have you ever stopped to think that you could have a goldmine sitting inside your home and not even know about it?…

FROM THE MAGAZINE SHELF

FROM THE MAGAZINE SHELF is an occasional feature of the FOUNTAINDALE LIBRARY REFERENCE BLOG. Postings will highlight titles that you might find of interest, but haven’t yet picked up to read and explore. If you’ve been using our library’s Studio 300 facility for any recording work, you’ll find Mix magazine an informative and helpful resource.…

Happy Birthday Woody Guthrie

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Woody Guthrie, one of America’s greatest and most prolific songwriters. If you’ve ever sung This Land Is Your Land, you’ve sung one of the best known songs of the man who had been dubbed the “Dust Bowl troubadour.”  That work was only one of the more…

Pumpkin Carving Demo

  TITLE: The Pumpkin Carving Demo DATE: 10/1/2011 START TIME: 1:00 PM END TIME: 3:00 PM LOCATION: Main Meeting Room (Meeting Room A) Come to Fountaindale Public Library to learn the basics of carving a pumpkin. Families will receive a small personal pumpkin and some pumpkin patterns to take home after the program is over. Enjoy a…

Telecaster at 60

The sound of a Fender Telecaster cannot be mistaken for any other guitar.  The licks you heard played by Steve Cropper, in the song Green Onions by Booker T and the MG’s, in the movie American Graffiti… a Telecaster.  Jimmy Page’s famous solo in Stairway to Heaven… a Telecaster. The melodic chording and riffs of…