What's In Your Ears?

What's In Your Ears?

Whether commuting to work or enjoying downtime, tune in to your library

DC Public Library has a wonderful inventory of songs, music videos and audiobooks that you can download and listen to on your computer, MP3 player, mobile phone or other portable device. All you need is your library card to get started. And, you can enter for a chance to win tickets to see P!nk and Beyonce in concert!

Freegal Music and Music Videos
Have fun downloading up to three songs or one music video for free, per week, from DC Public Library and keep them for life. AND stream up to 3 hours every day from ten thousand labels including Sony Music. Read Freegal Music Streaming 1-2-3 or Freegal FAQs.

Music Features
Songs include Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus, Waiting for Superman by Daughtry and many more.

Miley Cyrus

Wrecking Ball
by Miley Cyrus
Walk Off the Earth

by Walk Off the Earth

Waiting for Superman
by Daughtry
Sara Bareilles

by Sara Bareilles
Five For Fighting

What If
by Five for Fighting
Glee Cast

Seasons of Love
by Glee Cast

Video Features
Videos include artists like One Direction, Adele, Justin Timberlake and many more.

One Direction

Best Song Ever
by One Direction

Rolling in the Deep
by Adele
Justin Timberlake

by Justin Timberlake

by P!nk

Take It Off
by Ke$ha
Britney Spears

by Britney Spears

Overdrive Audiobooks, eVideo and Music
Download your favorite title from DC Public Library. Not sure of which one to select? Sample excerpts before you checkout. If you need help with downloads from Overdrive, try Getting started with downloadable media. And best of all, since you are borrowing an electronic file, there's no need to return your titles at the end of the 21-day loan period. Each item is automatically returned. Now that's easy.

Audiobook Features
Browse the entire collection.
Guilty Wives

Guilty Wives
by James Patterson
Bring Up the Bodies

Bring Up the Bodies
by Hilary Mantel
The Racketeer

The Racketeer
by John Grisham

eVideo Features
Browse the entire collection.
Downton Abbey

Downtown Abbey
by PBS Television
Helly Boy

Sword of Storms
by Ron Perlman
Easy Cocktails

Easy Cocktails
by Selectmedia Entertainment

Music Features
Browse the entire collection.
World Fusion

World Fusion
by Magnatune Compilation
Blue on Blue

Blue on Blue
by Leigh Nash
Healing Sounds to Tibet

Healing Sounds of Tibet
by Satori

Win P!nk and Beyoncé Tickets
Beginning Nov. 1 through Dec. 7, you could win two free tickets to see P!nk and Beyoncé in concert at the Verizon Center. Sign in to Freegal Music to enter. And since you’re already logged in, take the opportunity to download your three free songs or music video that you get to keep forever. The Great Fall Concert Ticket Giveaway is brought to you by Freegal Music, Sony Entertainment and DC Public Library. Read the Official Contest Rules. Congratulations to November winner J. Rice-Longenecker and December winner K. Nquyen. The contest has ended, but you can still can enjoy hours of listening pleasure at DC Public Library.

Ticket Giveaway

And There's More
Did you know the Library offers free downloads for interactive, digital magazines through Zinio? Download as many issues as you want and keep them in your account for as long as you wish. Think of all the money you can save on paid magazine subscriptions.

Zinio Magazine Features
Browse the entire collection. Over 175 magazines available. For instructions see: A Guide on Accessing Zinio Digital Magazines.
ESPNMarie ClaireMotor Trend
O MagazineMen's HealthCosmo en Espanol

Stayed tuned for a schedule of fun "listening" events.

See all digital materials.

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