Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Get Connected @ Your Library: Tune In!

There are so many great music resources on the internet;

these are a few of our favorites!

8tracks.com - Create your own radio station or playlist, or listen to streaming stations from users around the world.

last.fm - Free streaming radio where you can personalize your stations and receive suggestions for new musicians and songs to listen to.

Pandora - Online streaming radio based on a song, genre, artist, etc. Also available in mobile apps for teens who use their smartphones more than a computer.

Playlist.com - Listen to songs, build a playlist, share your music with friends or the whole world.

Google Music - Still in beta, but a fantastic resource where you can upload copies of all your music to the cloud and play them from anywhere. Forgot your iPod for your hangout night? No problem if you're on Google Music!

Spotify - Users can search Spotify's library and stream songs on demand.

Grooveshark - Provides free music streaming, online radio stations, and lets you connect with artists and friends.

Turntable.fm - Connects you and your friends in a real time music listening experience. Play music together for free on the internet or your iPhone.

Soundcloud - Create, record and share the sounds you create anywhere to friends, family and the world with SoundCloud, the world's largest community of sound creators.


Did you know that in addition to an impressive CD collection in the Media Center, HBPL also has a blog where our music librarian shares some background about some of the newest additions to our collection?

You can search our Media titles here. If there's something we don't have but you'd like us to add, you can fill out a suggestion form here.

The Media Center is open Monday 1 - 7pm, Tuesday-Thursday 11am - 7pm, and Friday & Saturday 11am - 5pm.

Cardholders must be aged 18 or older to check out Media items, so be sure to bring your parents by and check our our always-growing music selection!