The Sun Life Musical Instrument Lending Library is a collection of instruments that can be borrowed for free with a valid library card. The collection is located at the Millennium Library. Ask staff for assistance retrieving the instrument you want to borrow.
You can find out the availability of violins as well as place one on hold by searching the library catalogue.
For information on how to take care of a violin, check out this care video.
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Choosing a Violin
Winnipeg Public Library has four different violin sizes that are available to borrow: ¼, ½, ¾, and full size violins.
Which violin size is right for me? To determine the size you need, you will need to find the length of your fully extended left arm from the neck to the centre of your palm. Match the violin size you need with the chart below.