Want to listen to the latest and greatest from Beyoncé, Billy Joel, David Bowie, James Taylor, Michael Jackson, One Direction, and more?
The Saxton B. Little Library now offers streaming and downloadable music through Freegal Music. Patrons will be able to download songs and stream (i.e. play music in your internet browser) albums from artists and groups of all genres. Freegal Music currently offers access to over 8 million songs (including Sony’s music catalog) and 15,000 music videos across 220 genres. Download your favorite songs, stream your own playlists across artists, and download music videos with this simple, easy-to-use platform.
To access Freegal Music, go to: http://columbiactlibrary.freegalmusic.com/ and click on “Login” in the top right-hand corner of the screen.
You will need your Saxton B. Little/Columbia library card (the number on the back will start with the digits 21023, followed by 9 additional digits) and your library account password (usually the last four digits of your phone number) to access Freegal Music.
Keep these things in mind:
- You must be a Columbia resident to access this service.
- You can download up to three songs per week, and stream up to three hours of music per day. Downloaded songs are DRM-free and can be easily transferred into iTunes or another music player on your home computer. Keep track of how much you’re downloading and streaming on the top right-hand corner of the Freegal Music website.
- Music video downloads count as two song downloads.
- No special software is required for downloads, and streaming takes place right in your internet browser.
- Mobile apps are available for Apple and Android devices, so you can listen to music on the go! Simply search for “Freegal Music” in your app store.
- Read the entire Freegal Music FAQ by going to http://columbiactlibrary.freegalmusic.com/questions
If you have any questions, please contact Cait at the Library, either via phone (860-228-0350) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org).