Download Music and Stream Movies with Freegal

What is Freegal?

Freegal is a free and legal way to download music and stream movies courtesy of your library.

Freegal offers access to about 7 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 28,000 labels with music that originates in over 80 countries. There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions. 


How do I get started?

It's easy to download music or watch movies, you just need your Melrose Park Library card # and PIN.




Weekly Limits

Download 3 songs per week.

Keep coming back to get a whole album!

Watch 3 movies or TV episodes per week.

If you don't finish a show or movie you have 48 hours to complete it.

The download counter resets each week at Sunday 11:01 PM.


I don't have a PIN, what do I do?

The PIN is the same one you use for Media on Demand and the library catalog.

To create your PIN, go to the catalog and enter your full name and library barcode number. Press Submit and you'll be asked to enter a PIN twice.


The Music is Yours to Keep!

There's no DRM so once downloaded the music is yours to keep.

 Freegal Music and the music you download are free in the sense that most things in your library are free to you as a patron of the library. The service is underwritten by Melrose Park Public Library.


Did I mention the Apps?

Freegal is available for use with mobile devices


Need Help?

Feel free to contact us or visit the FAQ page.