• 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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  • Who was Joe?

    photo by Jonathon Sugarman
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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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The Mahones Donate a New Electric Guitar to the Library

Finney McConnell, Roger Eccleston & Katie Kaboom  pose in front of the Kingston Celtic Cross on Ontario Street with the new Epiphone electric guitar they donated to Joe’s M.I.L.L.  Roger advises ” As a result of the Mahone’s Facebook posting https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151292479616202&set=a.160236076201.143075.10725376201&type=1 & the obvious attraction of the instrument when displayed on my ‘New Arrivals’ table, the guitar is already out on loan with a 3-month waiting list of others wishing to borrow it…!

“A Joe Show” November 17th at The Mansion

A Joe Show”, a fundraising concert for Joe’s M.I.L.L., takes place on Saturday, November 17 at The Mansion (506 Princess Street, Kingston). Join us to celebrate Joe Chithalen’s birthday with Bloom, Pat Temple, Linda Lawrance Blues Band, and Chris Morris. Doors open at 9 PM, this is a 19+ event.  Tickets are $10 and on sale Saturday, November 3 at The Mansion, Brian’s Record Option and Joe’s M.I.L.L. (559 Bagot Street, entrance off Corrigan Street).  See events page for more details.


  • 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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