Kamloops, BC — April 21, 2022 — The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library (TNRL) is thrilled to announce the launch of guitar lending, in partnership with Riversong Guitars.
Library users in the Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD) are now able to place a hold on an acoustic guitar, which is able to be borrowed for up to six weeks at a time. Acoustic guitars will be available at all library branches within the TNRD.
“This program aims to increase access in our communities for residents who want to play or learn to play guitar,” TNRL Chief Librarian Judy Moore said. “The program is made possible thanks to the generous support of Mike Miltimore. Riversong Guitars is an award-winning and world famous local company, and the TNRL is grateful for their support of lifelong learning across the Thompson-Nicola region.”
There will be two types of acoustic guitars available, including the Dreadnought and the Grand Auditorium. Both guitars have been designed locally by Riversong Guitars.
“A few years ago when we first started talking about making guitars accessible through the TNRL, I felt a deep personal connection with the idea. Guitars have changed my life for the better, and I know many people who say that guitar has saved their lives,” Riversong Guitars CEO Mike Miltimore said.
Miltimore continued: “A guitar is a voice, a companion and an outlet. On behalf of Riversong Guitars and Lee’s Music, I am very proud to be partnering with the TNRD in such an amazing way.”
To learn more about guitar lending, visit: tnrl.ca/guitar-lending.
TNRL patrons have free access to many devices and book kits. Many items in the collection will help inspire patrons of all ages start a new hobby. For more information, visit: tnrl.ca/explore/devices-and-book-kits.
Colton Davies, Communications & Marketing Manager
Thompson-Nicola Regional District
Tel.: 250 377-6299