Music streaming and concerts

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 

Qello Concerts - on Libby, by OverDrive

Stream the world's largest collection of on-demand full-length music performances, concert films, and music documentaries. Qello Concerts transforms your connected devices into the ultimate live music concert film experience. Give your favourite headliners a standing ovation from the best seat in the house anywhere, anytime!

Features

  • 1000s of concert films and documentaries
  • new concerts added every week
  • streamed live concerts with major partners
  • available on all your streaming devices

Libby is free and easy to get started.

Click on the button below to register for Libby and a password will be emailed to you.

Libby by Overdrive Registration Form

Once you have registered and received your password please follow the instructions below.

Install the Libby App

  • download the Libby app from the Apple App Store or Google Play. 
  • click on Yes to say you have a library card
  • search for East Lothian Library Service and click on the East Lothian Library Service details to select it
  • click on Sign In With My Card and enter your email address and click Next
  • enter your password and click Sign In and then Next

To access Qello, go to the homepage and click on Extras

Using Libby on a Computer/ Browser

If you are unable to install the Libby app you can still borrow and read books online via the website. Please follow the instructions below. 

  • go to the East Lothian Libby homepage
  • click on Sign in With My Card
  • enter your email address and click Next
  • enter your password and click Sign In and Next  

To access Qello, go to the homepage and click on Extras.

Got questions about Libby, the one-tap reading app from our library? Get your common, or not-so-common questions answered or get help with specific features to make the most of your in-app experience by visiting the Libby help section.