Borrow a ukulele

You can now borrow a ukulele with your library card at Tate South Lambeth Library, thanks to donations and partnership working with London Ukulele Project.

Ask at the desk for a ukulele and a member of staff will issue it to your library card. You will be able to borrow the ukulele for three weeks, but also renew it (just like a book) if you would like to borrow it for a little longer.

Each kit contains:
- London Ukulele Project booklet, for you to keep
-A battery operated tuner
- A carrying case
- Online access to learning resources

Sizes of ukuleles. We have three types of ukulele to loan:

-Soprano Octopus ukuleles - agates and walnut
-Flight Concert Ukuleles - acacia 
-Kmise 21" Soprano Ukulele (does not come with tuner)

How to tune your ukulele
 

Resources

London Ukulele Project have online resources and a Youtube channel

Ukebuddy has an online tuner, chord diagrams, scale exercises and song sheets

Duke of Uke shop in Bethnal Green, London.

Ukulele Wednesdays meet up at Tamesis Dock, Vauxhall.

Books to loan

1905908547
Paperback:RGT grade four ukulele playing:2015. Paperback
Author: Skinner, Tony, 1960- author.
Year: 2015.
Language: English
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Registry,
Resource type: Physical
Note: English
32 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm + 1 CD
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1844039412
Paperback:Ukulele for beginners : how to play ukulele in easy-to-follow steps:2017. Paperback
Author: Grove-White, Will, author.
Year: 2017.
Language: English
Format: Paperback
Content type: Catalogue
Publisher: Cassell Illustrated,
Resource type: Physical
Note: Originally published: 2014. Illustrations on inside covers. Includes bibliographical references and index. English
175 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour), map (colour) ; 24 cm
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1620402203
Book:The ukulele handbook:2017. Book
Author: Pretor-Pinney, Gavin, author.
Year: 2017.
Language: English
Format: Book
Content type: Catalogue
Publisher: Bloomsbury,
Resource type: Physical
Note: Originally published: 2013. Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index. English
144 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 22 cm
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1782745181
Hardback:Ukulele for beginners:2017. Hardback
Author: Fleming, Tom, 1975- author.
Year: 2017.
Language: English
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Amber Books,
Resource type: Physical
Note: Includes index. Juvenile. English
144 pages (some folded) : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 29 cm
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047097799X
Paperback:Ukulele for dummies:2011. Paperback
Author: Wood, Al.
Year: 2011.
Language: English
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wiley,
Resource type: Physical
Note: Compact disc. English
360 p. ; 24 cm. + 1 sound disc
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0571538401
Book:The Bumper Ukulele Playlist: Gold Edition.:2014. Book
Year: 2014.
Language: English
Format: Book
Publisher: Faber Music,
Resource type: Physical
Note: Aloha Oe; Amazing Grace; American Idiot; Anything Goes; Auld Lang Syne; Bad Moon Rising; The Bare Necessities; Bewitched; Can You Feel The Love Tonight; Creep; Cry Me A River; Daisy Bell; Danny Boy; Dear Darlin'; Do They Know It's Christmas?; Early One Morning; Edge Of Glory; Fisherman's Blues; Food, Glorious Food; Frosty The Snowman; Grease; Greased Lightnin'; Great Balls Of Fire; Green Green Grass Of Home; Grenade; Have You Met Miss Jones?; Hello Dolly; Hey There Delilah; The Hippopotamus Song; How Much Is That Doggie In The Window?; Got Rhythm; I Got You Babe; Only Want To Be With You; I'll Never Fall In Love Again; I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles); It's A Beautiful Day; It's A Long Way To Tipperary; Jingle Bells; Kiss Me; Kum Ba Yah; Last Nite; Lego House; Let There Be Love; Life On Mars?; Little Brown Jug; Losing My Religion; Moondance; Morning Has Broken; My Grandfather's Clock; My Old Man's A Dustman; Never Tear Us Apart; Of The Night; On The Street Where You Live; Patience; Price Tag English
176 pages ; 25 cm.
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1905908512
Hardback:Ukulele playing : grade one:[2014] Hardback
Composer: Skinner, Tony, 1960- composer, author.
Year: [2014]
Language: English
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Registry Publications Ltd.,
Resource type: Physical
Note: For ukulele. Contains studies, instructions and melodies. CD contains performances. "Text, all musical compositions and arrangements by Tony Skinner. Music typesetting, additional text and editing by Merv Young"--title page verso. Covers all the material needed for the Registry of Guitar Tutors ukulele exam. Text in English. English
1 score (26 pages) : illustrations (black and white) ; 30 cm + 1 CD
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0634079794
Hardback:The classical ukulele : [famous classical & traditional works arranged for ukulele ]:c2004. Hardback
Year: c2004.
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Flea Market Music ; distributed by Hal Leonard,
Resource type: Physical
Note: Ukulele solos and duets in staff notation and tablature; includes 5 duets for ukulele and guitar. Compact disc contains performances of the printed music.
1 score (64 p.) ; 31 cm. + 1 compact disc.
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If you have any further questions about the scheme, contact Tate South Lambeth Library, 180 South Lambeth Road, London SW8 1QP, phone: 0207 926 0710 , email: SouthLambethLibrary@lambeth.gov.uk

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