Free, legal music downloads and streaming


Freegal Music is a free service for members of Glen Eira Libraries that lets you access more than 13 million songs, including Sony Music catalogue of legendary artists and today's top hits. Freegal Music includes over 40,000 music labels from over 100 countries and over 40,000 music videos for download. All free, all legal.

Choose music from almost every genre — whether you prefer popular hits by One Direction, Beethoven’s classics, or the experimental works of John Cage — Freegal Music has something for you!

All you need is your library card number and PIN.


How does Freegal Music work?  

Each week you can:

      Download up to five free mp3 tracks (DRM free)

      Stream up to five hours of music

- 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. You must be logged in to enjoy the sample clips

- Downloads are all in the MP3 format with no DRM, and videos are in the MP4 format with no DRM

- Music videos will use two of your allotted downloads.

- Freegal Music will work on almost any computer, player, tablet or smartphone.

- The Freegal Music mobile app is free in the Apple® App Store and Google Play®


Download to your computer

- Click on Freegal Music link at

- Click on Login on top right corner.

- Enter your library card number and PIN and click Login. First time users will have to accept terms and conditions.

- Browse the selections and click the Stream box in middle of track image to preview or start streaming songs

- Click on the download icon to download to your computer. (Note: once you agree to download you have used one of your downloads, and you cannot cancel)

- 'Save As' to Desktop (recommended)

- When download has completed, click on Open and it should play automatically

- The file can be transferred to iTunes or other media manager by the Import or Click and Drag function.


On your mobile device

- Download the Freegal Music app from Apple® App Store or Google Play®

- Open Freegal Music app and in the search box type 'Australia' and touch GO

- Scroll down the list of libraries and choose Glen Eira Library and Learning Centres

- Enter your full library card number and PIN then Login

- Agree to terms & conditions (if required)

- Browse and download by touching white down arrow

- Find your songs and videos at My Music, create Playlists and more...


For more information look at these FAQs*


*By accessing these links you will be leaving the Glen Eira City Council’s website. Any transaction made through this website is subject to the terms and conditions of use of that site. Glen Eira City Council accepts no responsibility for any usage made of that site and is not liable for any loss or damage resulting from use of that site.