• What’s Joe’s M.I.L.L.?

    The Joe Chithalen Memorial Musical Instrument Lending Library has over 750 instruments and many new arrivals, that you can borrow for free!

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    We need volunteers to help with administration, maintenance, events, fundraising, ticket sales, solicitation, implementing grant programs, fundraising projects, marketing and serving on the board of directors.

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PUT YOUR ‘JOE’*  IN A Joe’s M.I.L.L. MUG!

16oz ‘Bistro’ style coffee mug —-available at the library JMug

$10

(or a little more if you can spare it…) 

All proceeds go to support Kingston’s unique musical resource – Joe’s M.I.L.L.

*also holds pencils if you’re not a coffee drinker…

Now Open at The Tett!

We are pleased to announce we are now open at our new location in the Tett Centre.

Tett Centre for Creativity & Learning
370 King Street West, Unit 110, Kingston

Directions

Come down and have a look at the new space and please bear with us during the transition. “It took 10 years to get the old location running smoothly, it will take more than 10 days to get the kinks out.”

The library is closed until February 3rd when it will re-open at the Tett Centre, 370 King St West

The library is now closed for business at the Robert Meek Centre, 559 Bagot St., and will reopen for business at our new location, the Tett Centre, unit 110, on Tuesday Feb 3rd 2015.  Any loans due for return Tues Dec 23rd or Weds Dec 24th will be automatically extended over the transition period.

Joe’s M.I.L.L. Benefit Concert

What: A benefit concert to raise money for the Joe Chithalen Musical Instrument Lending Library and their upcoming move to the TETT Center. It will be a musical event highlighting local youth acts and will feature a raffle. Entrance by donation! (suggested donation $10/pay what you can) All proceeds will go towards the M.I.L.L.!

When: January 2nd, 7:00pm-10:00pm
Where: The Artel (205 Sydenham Street, Kingston, ON)

Lineup:
Next To Now
Musgrave Ritual
Treebot
(More acts may be added)

The library will be closing early for the holidays

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Joe’s M.I.L.L. will be ceasing operations at the Robert Meek centre at 4pm Sat Dec 20th 2014, a couple of days earlier than at first anticipated, & will reopen for business at our new location, the Tett Centre on Tuesday Feb 3rd 2015.  Any loans due for return Tues Dec 23rd or Weds Dec 24th will be automatically extended over the transition period.

Almost* Free Stuff Table

With our move coming soon we have decided to unload some things (drum hardware, instrument accessories, songbooks, mic stands and much more) we no longer need. Come have a look at whats available. Make a donation, take what you like!

Additional Information:

  • any monetary donation will do (no pennies, please).
  • a few ‘fix-up project’ instruments & equipment are availble – bargain prices, negotiable
  • outside of regular hours by appointment only
  • all items must be gone by 2pm Dec 24th

Move The Mill Fundraiser

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our condolences to The Mahones

Yesterday, we learned from our good friends The Mahones of the loss of their beloved friend, Paul Mancuso. Cuzo has played bass off and on with them since 2012, including on their CD Angels & Devils, but has been a good friend of theirs for much longer.

Katie, Finny, Dom, Sean and Michael, we share your grief, in the hope that it lightens your burden. We support you, as you have supported us for so long. And we are profoundly saddened by the pain of this loss.

Paul Cuzo Mancuso

  • Our Hours

    Tuesday: 3pm – 7pm
    Wednesday: 10am - 2pm
    Thursday: 3pm – 7pm
    Friday: 10am - 2pm
    Saturday: Noon – 4pm
    Sunday: Closed
    Monday: Closed

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    Calendar & Events

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