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Download 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  Freegal music download link for songs. and download.

Top albums in Freegal

Our Freegal music collection allows you to:

  • Access almost 9 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 CDs

A stack of jazz CDsWith 20,000 titles in 15 genres, you are sure to find something you like in our Music CD collection! 

Genres: Jazz, Pop, R&B, Classical, Country, Folk, Holiday, Kids, New Age, Opera, Rap, Religion, Rock, 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

Posted by: OttoP
Download Grammy Award winners for free using our Freegal music service.
Posted by: LuanaD
With the rich tradition of Finnish folksong and an appealing “retro” sensibility, this Finnish duo creates an exotic and magical unforgettable acoustic musical journey.

Music at the Library

Friday, February 24, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:30am

Music plays an important role in developing a child's ability to read. Come enjoy music, dancing, and bonding time with your baby or toddler.

Friday, February 24, 2017 -
11:30am to 12:30pm

Music plays an important role in developing a child's ability to read. Come enjoy music, dancing, and bonding time with your baby or toddler.

Friday, February 24, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Celebrate Black History Month by learning about the Afro-Brazilian martial art and dance, Capoeira.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm

Nurture musical growth in your child as you experience Music Together®. Registration is limited to 16 children.

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.