Have you always wanted to to play an instrument? Come learn to play the ukulele at the O'Fallon Public Library with Kim Brush. Classes are on Thursdays at 11:00 A.M. You'll learn to play two songs during the first class and will be playing fun songs with friends in no time! Classes run on Thursdays from Oct. 6 through Nov. 17, and are for adults, age 18 and over. No previous music knowledge or training required.

All you need is an ukulele! The library will provide an instrument if you do not have one.

Kim Brush is a musician and educator in O'Fallon, Illinois. She served as general music instructor and children's choir director for 35 years at Whiteside School in Belleville, Illinois. She also served as band director for 5 years. In 2013, she started a program for 5th graders to learn to play ukulele. After learning to play, students would entertain residents at the assisted care facility in the district. In addition to public education, Kim has served as organist, pianist, choir director, children's choir director, and worship director in several local churches. She volunteers as a pianist for church services at St. Paul's Care Center in Belleville, Illinois. She also conducts “hymn sings” at several assisted care centers. During her retirement, Kim teaches at the Belleville PSOP program, teaching seniors to play ukulele. She also participates in several ukulele jam groups and performs in her own ukulele band, Kainoa Girls.


Who: General public ages 18 and up. You do not need a library card to attend.

When: 11am Thursdays from Oct. 6 through Nov. 17.

Where: First-floor community room, O'Fallon Public Library


Any questions? Ask Ryan at [email protected] or 618-206-4342

This event is currently full.