Friday, January 21, 2011

Seattle Public Library Now Offering Free Music Downloads Through Freegal Music

Earlier this month, the Seattle Public Library announced that they now offers free MP3 music file downloads on their website through Freegal Music,  an online database that offers DRM-Free MP3 music file downloads that never expire.

The announcement says:

The Seattle Public Library now offers free MP3 music file downloads on its website through Freegal Music.

Freegal Music is an online database that provides access to songs from Sony Music. The music files are DRM-free and do not expire, and are compatible with PCs, Macs, iPods, iPads and other MP3-compatible devices.

Seattle Public Library cardholders are eligible for three MP3 downloads per week. A Library card number and PIN is necessary to access and download songs.

Freegal Music contains over 500,000 songs from Sony Music artists, including current hits like Ke$ha's "TiK ToK," classics songs such as Bruce Springsteen's "Born to Run," jazz standards like Dave Brubeck's "Take Five" and more. New music is added to the collection daily.

To view, browse and download music from Freegal, go to and click on "Library Collection," then "Digital Books & Media" and scroll down the page to find the "Freegal Music Collection."

Access to Freegal Music on the Library's website has been made possible by The Seattle Public Library Foundation.

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