DOVER -- Patrons of the Dover Public Library can now download free music from its web site through a service called Freegal.

Freegal provides access to over 3 million songs including Sony Music's catalog of legendary artists.

The Freegal Music Service will allow the Dover Public Library to increase the size and diversity of its collection by offering access to over 10,000 music labels from 65 different countries.

Under the terms of the agreement, registered card holders of the Dover Public Library can download a select number of Freegal Music tracks in the MP3 format each month at no direct cost via www.doverlibrary.org.

Libraries all over the world subscribe to the Freegal Music Service, including the Newcomerstown Public Library, the Princeton (NJ) Public Library, Maricopa County Library District (Arizona), The Edmonton Public Library (Alabama), Orange County Public Library (Florida), The Biblioteche di Bologna (IT), Nashville Public Library (Tennessee) and Fairfield Public Library (Connecticut).

The Freegal Music Service recently announced the availability of free mobile apps for registered cardholders of subscribing libraries.

The Freegal Music apps are available in the Apple App Store and Google Play.

Freegal is a global leader in providing digital content to all kinds of libraries, and is located in Fairfax, Va.

The Company offers music, eBook and language learning solutions to libraries as part of its developing product suite. Freegal's parent company, Library Ideas, was named "One of the Top 100 Companies in the Digital Content Industry for 2011-12" by EContent Magazine.

For information about the library's new downloadable music service, call 330-343-6123.