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Read Right Now! MUSIC Zin Zin Zin a Violin! & Toy Story Strike Up the Band


The Read Right Now! books below you can read online, right now, with no waiting! Also don't miss the Early Readers Club - your child can pick up a free book at participating IndyPL branches from Sep. - May each year until age six. Really! Books to Keep! Details.

Resources for Sharing from Too Small to Fail:

  • PBS Parents: explains how the brain benefits from musical activity. Ideas for parents can be found here.
  • Kids Health offers tips and information about musical activity for young children.
  • Sesame Street will get you moving with your little one!
  • Check out this infographic from Too Small to Fail for pointers on how to engage infants and toddlers in music, rhymes, role-play, and art.
  • Talk, read and sing!: Five songs for parents to enjoy with kids.


Read Right Now!

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Watch Zin Zin Zin a Violin - Ten instruments take their parts one by one in a musical performance. Try these activities at home:

Read When Louis Armstrong Taught Me Scat - After dancing to music on the radio before she goes to bed, a young girl learns how to sing scat whenLouis Armstrong comes to her in a dream. Includes facts about Louis Armstrong and scat singing. Tumblebooks are ALWAYS AVAILABLE for checkout with your IndyPL Library Card.Try these activities at home:

Read Toy Story Strike Up the Band - Shoobie-doobie-doo! Grab a musical instrument and join the band with Woody, Buzz, and all the toys from Andy's room. Disney Digital Books are ALWAYS AVAILABLE for checkout with your IndyPL Library Card.

Want to read more without ever leaving home? Use your indyPL library card to download eBooks and audiobooks. Click on a book jacket to choose a book to download.

Downloadable eBooks:

SongDance AnimalOrchestra FarmerDellThompson MeetOrchestra

Downloadable Audiobooks:

PennySong WheelsWorld
  • Books about Musical Instruments:
    Playing the Spoons and Other Curious Instruments Play Piano in a Flash Musical Instruments A Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
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