Music streaming

Freegal 

Freegal is a free music streaming service which provides library members with access to millions of songs, from new releases to classics, music videos as well as audiobooks from more than 40,000 music labels worldwide including Sony Music, Epic, RCA, and Columbia.

Freegal allows you to download and stream MP3 files of music and MP4 files of music videos. This service is available on a tablet, smartphone or web browser such as Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and Safari.

Borrowers can stream up to three hours of music per day and also download three new tracks per week. This is reset every Monday.

The Freegal App can be downloaded from the Apple Store, Google Play or Amazon App store. The App for Kindle Fire is supported on Kindle Fire devices 3rd generation and up. 

Access on a Smartphone or tablet

Once you have download the App, enter East Lothian in the search field and click on East Lothian Libraries.

Where it asks for a username, enter your library membership number as follows:

  • if you have a membership card beginning with B, include the B and the 9 numbers
  • if you have a 16 digit smartcard number enter the first 14 digits only (ignore the last two digits)
  • if you have an online membership number beginning with H, enter the H and 7 digits.

Access via a web browser

Visit the Freegal webpage  Click here to visit the Freegal home page

Click Log in ( top right hand corner)

Where it asks for an username, enter your library membership number as follows:

  • if you have a membership card beginning with B, include the B and the 9 numbers
  • if you have a 16 digit smartcard number enter the first 14 digits only (ignore the last two digits)
  • if you have an online membership number beginning with H, enter the H and 7 digits

 More information on Freegal, and all our eResources, can be found at the East Lothian Libraries Academy.  You can also access Freegal's FAQ's. 

 If you have any issues please email aslibraries@eastlothian.gov.uk