Library news:

With the easing of Victorian government health restrictions, Glen Eira Libraries are open with some changes to our hours and services. Find out more on our FAQs page.




Music and games

Legally access 15 million songs and 40,000 music videos - for free! Simply download Freegal Music - a free service for members of Glen Eira Libraries - and get your groove on! During the COVID-19 pandemic, Freegal Music service has been upgraded from 5 hours of streaming to 24-hours-per-day streaming! 

For young and older gamers, we have PS4 and Xbox One games to borrow and take home.

Choose music and music videos from almost every genre. With over 40,000 tunes ranging from popular hits by Ariana Grande, and experimental works, through to Beethoven’s classics - Freegal Music has something for you!

Listen on your computer now

  1. Have your library card number and PIN handy
  2. Go to Freegal Music 
  3. Click on Login on top right corner
  4. Enter your library card number and PIN and click Login. First time users will have to accept terms and conditions.
  5. Browse the selections and click the Stream box in middle of track image to preview or start streaming songs
  6. 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)
  7. 'Save As' to Desktop (recommended)
  8. When download has completed, click on Open and it should play automatically
  9. The file can be transferred to iTunes or other media manager by the Import or Click and Drag function.

Listen on your mobile now

  1. Have your library card number and PIN handy
  2. Download the Freegal Music app from Apple® App Store or Freegal from Google Play®
  3. Open Freegal Music app and in the search box type 'Australia' and touch GO
  4. Scroll down the list of libraries and choose Glen Eira Library and Learning Centres
  5. Enter your full library card number and PIN then Login
  6. Agree to Terms & Conditions (if required)
  7. Browse and download by touching white down arrow
  8. Find your songs and videos at My Music, create Playlists and more...

For more information visit our FAQs*

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®.