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Music & Movies

The library has many music CDs and films; everyone will find media to entertain, and educate.

Find new CDs and DVDs throughout Milwaukee County.

Freegal Music

Freegal Music® is a free music service that offers access to about 8 million songs, including the Sony Music catalog of artists. In total, the collection is comprised of music from over 28,000 labels with music that originates in over 80 countries in every style from classical to metal. There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions. Cardholders can stream music in addition to downloading 5 songs per week.


Kanopy is a video streaming service that provides instant access to thousands of critically acclaimed movies, documentaries and kid favorites. They partner with studios like A24, The Criterion Collection, PBS and more to bring access to thoughtful entertainment with your Milwaukee Public Library card. You can view up to five titles per month with your film credits, and credits reset each month. Titles can be watched as many times as you want within 3 days (72 hours) after you press play.