Freegal

Fairfield Public Library Offers Downloadable Music Online – up to 5 songs per week with 24 hour streaming through September 30, 2020.

Exciting news!  You can now use your Freegal account to stream music for 24 hours a day!  The people at Freegal understand how much listening to your favorite music can help during this challenging time, and we thank them for this generous increase in daily streaming hours (up from 3 hours per day, until September 30th, 2020.

Need help getting started with Freegal? Watch our YouTube video to help you find and download the app, create an account with your library card and begin listening to music.

Fairfield Public Library offers access to songs from Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. Library card holders can download up to 5 Sony Music tracks in the MP3 format each week at no cost. Download one of your favorite songs now!

Details:

  • You will need your Fairfield Public Library card number and your PIN. Your PIN is “PATRON” unless you changed it.
  • Freegal is a free music download service that allows you (with your Fairfield Public Library card in good standing) to download and KEEP up to 5 songs a week – choose from hundreds of popular artists.
  • You will be able to keep track of your downloads in the upper right corner of the site. Every song has a sample clip you can listen to before you download.
  • If you run out of downloads for the week, you can go to “My Wishlist” in the upper right corner and queue up for future music.
  • The downloads on this site are all in MP3 format with no DRM. This service will work with any MP3 player, including iPod, and can be loaded into iTunes. It works on both PCs and Macs.
  • Be sure to check out the browsing areas, especially Artists A to Z (bottom of page) and the genre lists (menu bar). Click on see all genres to view dozens of categories.
  • Stream anytime with a Wi-Fi connection.
  • You can now create and share playlists! See this helpful PDF for directions and details.