There is something special about music in the summer. The songs played and the vibe in that moment can be etched into our memories forever.
Holidays are for taking time out for ourselves to relax and listen to summer tunes or catch up on some new reads. If you are looking for a book that is a bit lighter and an easy read, then what is more suited to the summer vibe than reading about your favourite musician or band.
Libraries have a large range of music related titles, with a diverse range of musicians and bands. Drop into your local Sunshine Coast Libraries location to find your next summer read or download one of the popular eBooks or Audiobooks from our extensive eLibrary.
Libraries love these eBooks:
- Friday on my Mind: the life of George Young by Jeff Apter
- Killing Time: Short stories from the long road home by Jimmy Barnes
- A Dream About Lightning Bugs: A life of music and cheap lessons by Ben Folds.
To get started download the cloudLibrary and Libby apps. Select Sunshine Coast Libraries and enter your member number and passwords.
Download one of these eMagazines:
- Billboard Magazine
- Australian Guitar
- Classic Rock.
Get started using free eMagazines online or download the Libby app. Select Sunshine Coast Libraries and enter your member number and password.
Libraries love these eAudiobooks:
- Loud: A life in rock ‘n’ roll by the world’s first female roadie by Tana Douglas
- My Amy: The life we shared by Tyler James
- Crosstown Traffic: Jimi Hendrix and post-war pop by Charles Shaar Murray
- Face It: A memoir by Debbie Harry.
To get started, download the Borrowbox and Libby apps, select Sunshine Coast Libraries and enter your member number and password.
Stream eMovies on Beamafilm:
- Mystify (MA15+) – Mystify is a powerfully intimate and insightful portrait of the internationally renowned frontman of INXS, Michael Hutchence.
- Liam Gallagher: As it was (MA15+) – The honest and emotional story of how one of the most electrifying rock ‘n’ roll frontmen went from the dizzying heights of his champagne supernova years in Oasis to living on the edge, ostracised and lost in the musical wilderness of booze, notoriety and bitter legal battles.
- Find your groove – Stars and musicians from across the industry speak to the power and importance of music in society.
- Ella Fitzgerald: Just one of those things (MA15+) – BBC archivists unearthed over 2 hours of previously unreleased Ella Fitzgerald concerts recorded by the BBC in 1965 and 1974.
First time customer, select Add Library Card and enter your member number and password. Create a Beamafilm account, then verify your email address.
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