Freegal – Music for Library Members

Freegal® Music is a free music service provided by the Suburban Library Cooperative for library use. All you need is your library card number and a PIN.

Freegal offers access to over 7 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 28,000 labels with music that originates in over 100 countries. There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions.

Click HERE for the Freegal Music website!

Streaming AND Downloading

You have a WEEKLY download allotment of 5 songs, and a DAILY streaming allotment of 3 hours. Counters are in the upper right corner and will keep you informed of your allotments and usage. The download counter resets each week.

How to Stream
*Reminder: you have a DAILY streaming allotment of 3 hours.*

1. Log in with your library card number and pin number.
2. Move your cursor over a song image or album cover.
3. Click “Stream Now.”
4. Song/Album immediately starts playing.
*If you press “Stream Now” on an album, the WHOLE album will play.*

Freegal has playlist options under Streaming.

Option 1: Use Freegal’s pre-selected playlists.

1. Select Freegal Playlists.
2. Choose genre.
3. Click Play Playlist.

Option 2: Create your own playlist.

1. Select My Playlists.
2. Click on Create and Store Playlists.
3. Next to Saved Playlists, click on the “+” symbol.
4. Name your playlist (ex. Dance Mix) and add a description (ex. Songs I like to dance to!)
5. Click Create New Playlist and your playlist is ready to add music.
6. Select the Home page and start looking for music to add.

7. To add an Album:
a. Move cursor over album cover.
b. Click on the “+” symbol.
c. Add album to your chosen playlist.

8. To add a Song:

     a. Move cursor over song image.
b. Click the “+” symbol.
c. Add album to your chosen playlist.


How to Download
*Reminder: you have a WEEKLY download allotment of 5 songs.*

1. Log in with you library card number and pin number.
2. Move your cursor over a song image or album cover.
3. Click the downward arrow.
4. Select Save File when download box appears.
5. Open your computer’s Download folder.
6. Save or move the song/album to your Music folder.
7. Double click on file to open and start listening!

Go Mobile with Freegal Apps!
The Freegal Music app is available for Android and Apple devices. This app is FREE!