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Free MP3 music file downloads now available via Seattle Public Library

What do you think? (6 Comments) January 4, 2011 at 2:52PM

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.  Information about getting a library card can be found here.

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.

For more information, call The Seattle Public Library at 206-386-4636.

6 Responses to “Free MP3 music file downloads now available via Seattle Public Library”

  1. JetcityEm says:

    Did they take it down already? I’m just not seeing it.

    • ls says:

      I’m not seeing it either.

      • Anonymous says:

        Yep, sorry folks! I just called the library was told that they are having some technical difficulties. They are in the process of updating their site with new info, so check back there in a few minutes.