Music

eMusic

Connect Now Button to FreegalDownload songs from our Freegal music collections!

  1. Get your library card.
  2. Go to our library's Freegal music site.
  3. Log in with your library card number and pin.
  4. Pick a song you want.
  5. Select Icon for Download on Freegal Desktop  or Icon for Download on Freegal App and download.

Top albums in Freegal

Our Freegal music collection allows you to:

  • Access over 15 million songs from more than 28,000 labels in the Sony Music catalog
  • Download and keep 5 mp3 songs per week (count resets every Monday after 12:01 AM)
  • Download directly to a computer with no required software
  • Transfer to other devices from your computer
  • Download Freegal Music apps for Android and Apple devices (Apple devices require downloading to a computer and syncing with iTunes to maintain a backup)
  • Find out more on the Freegal Music FAQs page.

Music & Dance Events

Music CDs

A stack of jazz CDsWith 20,000 titles in 14 genres, you are sure to find something you like in our Music CD collection! 

Genres: Classical, Country, Folk, Holiday, Jazz, Kids, New Age, Opera, Pop-Rock, R&B, Rap, Religion, Soundtrack, and World. Music CDs (except for Kids) are shelved by genre. 

Looking for lullabies, kid friendly versions of pop songs, or soundtracks to popular kids movies and TV shows? Check in with Youth Services staff at your local branch, and they can help you explore the Kids Music (shelved by Dewey Decimal). 

Music News & Reviews

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Music in the Community

Gainesville Shows is a great resource for live music. If you love classical or choral music, check out UF School of MusicGainesville Orchestra, Gainesville Civic Chorus, & Gainesville Youth Chorus. Santa Fe College also hosts music programs at The Fine Arts Hall Theatre

Gainesville has two local radio stations that often feature programs about local music: Grow Radio and WGOT-LP 94.7.