Library Now Offers Freegal Music

Natchitoches, LA, April 7, 2020 – The Natchitoches Parish Library (NPL) has joined thousands of Public Libraries around the world by subscribing to The Freegal® Music Service from Library Ideas, LLC. Registered cardholders can download three items a week and stream three hours each week at no direct cost via the NPL. These limits reset each Monday at 12 AM.

The Freegal® Music service allows patrons 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. Freegal® Music also offers a completely rebuilt mobile app and website which ensuring an easy-to-use and enjoyable experience. The free application is available for library cardholders and can be downloaded in the Apple® App Store and Google® Play store.

“We know our patrons are looking for ways to spend their days safely at home during this trying time,” says Alan Niette, NPL Community Outreach Coordinator. “We’re happy to be able to offer this new service to deliver great music, audiobooks, and music videos to our cardholders and hope it helps them pass some time.”

With Freegal Music, you only need your library card and PIN to access today’s hits, expertly curated playlists, and songs from more than 200 genres. Also, you will have the ability to create and share your personal playlists with your library and much, much more.

If you need help accessing the NPL’s digital services, you may message the NPL’s Facebook page or email If you do not have a library card, the NPL is temporarily allowing remote sign-ups via Facebook messenger or online at From the library’s homepage, hover over “How Do I?,” then click “Register for a library card?”.