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Posted on: July 9, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Rogers Public Library Adds Streaming Music to its Online Offerings

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Effective, July 2, 2018, Rogers Public Library, one of the thousands of libraries worldwide that subscribe to the Freegal® Music Service, is now providing patrons the ability to stream entire albums every day as part of its free online music offering.

The new initiative, part of Freegal 5.0, will allow cardholders of the Rogers Public Library increased access to over 15 million songs from over 40,000 recording labels that originate in over 100 different countries.  Also included is the complete local catalog of Sony Music Entertainment.

Under the terms of the launch, registered cardholders of the Rogers Public Library who were able to download 5 MP3s per week before, will be able to stream 3 hours per day in addition to their weekly downloads via   The library provides this service as part of their music materials offerings.   Also, the Freegal Music Service has over 40,000 popular music videos for download in the MP4 format.

3,500 libraries from all over the world subscribe to the Freegal Music Service, including the Orange County Public Library (FL), The Queens Public Library (NY) and The District of Columbia Public Library.

The Freegal Music Service has free mobile apps for registered cardholders of subscribing libraries.  Also, the Freegal Music apps are available in the Apple® App Store and Google Play®.

For more information about the Rogers Public Library and available services and materials visit or call 479-621-1152.

About Library Ideas:   Library Ideas is a global leader in providing digital content to all kinds of libraries, and is located in Fairfax, Virginia.  The Company offers music, eBook and language learning solutions to libraries as part of its developing product suite.  Library Ideas was named “One of the Top 100 Companies in the Digital Content Industry for 2011-12” by EContent Magazine.

About Sony Music Entertainment

Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a current roster that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. It is home to premier record labels representing music from every genre, including Arista Nashville, Beach Street Records, BNA Records, Columbia Nashville, Columbia Records, Day 1, Epic Records, Essential Records, Flicker Records, Kemosabe Records, LaFace Records, Legacy Recordings, MASTERWORKS, Polo Grounds, RCA Records, RCA Nashville, Reunion Records, Roc Nation, Sony Classical, Sony Music Latin, Star Time International, Syco Music, Verity Gospel Music Group, and Volcano Entertainment. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

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