Downloadable and Streamable Music

Freegal

Normal Public Library patrons can download MP3s to keep forever for free!

Freegal offers thousands of songs and each patron can select three a week to download and keep.

You’ll need your NPL PIN in order to log in to Freegal.

Find out more about your PIN here.

Access Freegal here.

Hoopla

Bringing you thousands of movies, full music albums, audiobooks and more, hoopla is a revolutionary digital service made possible by your local library.

From Hollywood blockbusters to best selling artists and authors – not just the hits, but the niche and hard-to-find as well – you’ll soon discover that hoopla provides you the freedom you’ve been searching for to experience, explore and enjoy what you want, when you want, and where you want.

Simple to access and use, without the hassle of having to return the items you’ve borrowed, all you need is your library card, a web browser, smart phone or tablet to get started. The freedom you want is here, now.

Borrow up to five items a month on your Normal Public Library card.

Access Hoopla here.

Last.fm

Stream Music for free and get great recommendations for new music you might like, based on your taste.

Access Last.fm here.

Naxos Music Library

Naxos Music Library [NML] is the world´s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 109,960 CDs with more than 1,609,000 tracks of both standard and rare repertoire. Over 800 new CDs are added to the library every month.

The library offers the complete Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues plus the complete catalogues or selected titles from over 650 record labels, with more labels joining every month. Along with classical music, jazz, world, and pop/rock are also represented.

NML can be accessed from any computer, anywhere, anytime. With the iPhone/iPod and Android mobile apps, subscribers can also access the service on the go, and the HTLM5 player can stream music though the standard internet connection of the most phones and tablets.

Access Naxos Music Library here.

Pandora Radio

Stream music that you’ll love.  Pandora uses the Music Genome Project to analyze the characteristics of songs that you like and introduce you to simliar music.  Create stations based on artists and music that you love.

Access Pandora Radio here.