Music & Recordings


hoopla digital today lets you borrow free digital video, music and audiobooks with your library card. Gain access to thousands of titles – available for instant streaming or temporarily download – and watch on your smartphone, tablet or computer. There’s no waiting to borrow and hoopla digital’s automatic return eliminates all late fees. 


Freegal offers free, legal music for download by any Rockford Public Library card holder. Three downloads are available per week, and customers exceeding the weekly limit can add tracks to their wishlist to download the next week. The files are downloaded in an MP3 format, and can then be played, transferred or burned onto a CD. The site contains thousands of artists, tens of thousands of albums and hundreds of thousands of songs, all owned by Sony