Music and Concerts

Music Collection

The Music Collection at Greenwich Library includes books, magazines, sound recordings, music scores, libretti, electronic databases, and streaming. The Library has more than 26,000 CDs available from all genres, which can be enjoyed at listening stations. Streaming and downloadable music are also available for cardholders.


Stream Music

With your Library card, download and stream music from hundreds of artists with Hoopla, available on Apple or Android. For music spanning medieval to modern, stream the Naxos Music Library or Jazz via the Naxos Jazz Library.

Learn to Play Guitar

Want to explore your love of music at home? Use Great Courses to get lessons from experts, such as how a simple group of four guitar chords enables you to play hundreds of songs.

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Musical Biopics

Check out documentaries and biopics about your favorite musicians and singers in the music industry! With your Library card, set up an account on hoopla to watch on any device.

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Music Magazines

Greenwich Library’s music magazine collection features a variety of titles, including popular ones like Rolling Stone, Down Beat, and Billboard to more specialized titles such as Opera News and Modern Drummer.

This collection can be found on the 2nd floor near the CDs. Current issues are for in-Library browsing and back issues can be checked out for one week with no renewals.

If you prefer to read on your digital device, check out OverDrive Magazines which features an assortment of music magazines that you can download.

Love Music?

Check out our events calendar to find out what upcoming concerts are happening soon!

Greenwich Library Concert Series

The Library hosts many concerts throughout the year. The Friends Cole Concert Series and Peterson Concert series feature a wide variety of performers and musical styles. The Ashforth Children’s series brings renowned performers in live concerts for the youngest of listeners and the Byram and Cos Cob libraries also offer a wide range of music programs.

Click here for the Library’s upcoming concert schedule.


New Music Books

Some high-profile music books have hit the shelves over the past few months: biographies, memoirs, music history books, and more.

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Music Resources

Download and stream full music albums from hundreds of music labels. Download the iPhone app or Andriod app for mobile use.

Explore hoopla

Listen to great music spanning medieval to modern – classical, jazz, electronic, world music, etc.

Explore the Naxos Music Library

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Stream one of the most comprehensive collection of Jazz music available online.

Explore the Naxos Music Library Jazz

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Contains information on instruments, music, and musicians, including guides to different periods and styles.

Access Database in Library

Remote Access

Music eNewsletter

Stay up-to-date on the latest music programs and concerts by subscribing to the Library’s Music eNewsletter.