Freegal is a free music downloading service providing popular MP3 music for our patrons.

Freegal Basics

  • Library users may download and KEEP up to 5 songs per week. You will be able to keep track of your downloads in the upper right corner of the site. Every song has a sample clip you can listen to before you download.
  • The downloads on this site are all in the MP3 format with no DRM. This service will work with any MP3 player, including iPod, and can be loaded into iTunes. It works on both PCs and Macs.
  • Be sure to check out the browsing areas, especially Artists A to Z (bottom of page)and the genre lists (menu bar). Click on see all genres to view dozens of categories.
  • You can stream up to 3 hours per day in addition to downloading songs.
  • If you have any questions or problems, please call the reference desk at (319) 268-5543 or email

You will need your Library Card Number to login.

>Click here to login to Freegal!