Freegal Music

Freegal® Music service allows Hamden Public Library cardholders to access a collection spanning over 15 million songs, music videos and audiobooks from more than 40,000 music labels worldwide including Sony Music, Epic, RCA, and Columbia.  Users can stream music for 3 hours a day, 7 days a week, and can also download 3 songs a week to keep.

Visit the Library Ideas Helpdesk for more information, and to learn how to get started with Freegal® Music.

Freegal® Music can be accessed from your PC or Mac. Apps are available through the Apple App store or Google Play.



Are you a Hamden resident who doesn’t have a library card? Sign up for a card online.


Listen to Our Staff Picks

Librarian Michael Pierry has created a playlist of songs that he is enjoying right now. This forty minute playlists of mostly mid-tempo songs is great for when you are looking to chill out.
Covid-19 Existential Coping Mechanism Blues Playlist

Librarian Jessica Dans has created  a playlist of songs celebrating her favorite morning beverage.
Morning Coffee Playlist

Freegal® Music Help Guides (PDF Files)


Mobile App Installation

Creating Playlists