Freegal is a free and legal (freegal!) way to download and stream your favorite music. The music you download is DRM-free and can be played on any MP3 device, smartphone or tablet! Freegal includes over 8 million songs from the Sony Music catalog and thousands of other labels. It is sure to contain many of your favorite artists and types of music. Best of all, the music is yours to keep. There is no need to return it to the library! Patrons can select up to 5 music downloads per week and 3 hours of streaming daily. The download count is reset to zero every Monday morning at midnight, so check back early the following week to download more titles. Build your music collection with Freegal!
1. Get your library PIN. Your PIN is the same as the password used to access your account or reserve books online using our catalog. Browse to http://catalog.mathewslibrary.org and click on Login in the upper right corner. Enter your library card number and "userpass" as the temporary password. You will then have the opportunity to create your own password. Please call the library at (804)725-5747 for password assistance.
2. Login to Freegal using your library card number and PIN.
3. Get ready to download music! Select your device for printable instructions:
5. For additional assistance in setting up your device, please bring it to the library. Make sure you bring any device cables with you. The library staff are always available to help get you started with Freegal or answer any specific questions you may have. No appointment is necessary.