Online Music

Stream music and download high quality recordings from our music databases with your Library card. 

Library Databases 

Classical Music Library

Listen online to over one million tracks of classical music. Coverage includes music written from the earliest times (e.g. Gregorian Chant) to the present, including many contemporary composers. Repertoire ranges from vocal and choral music, to chamber, orchestral, solo instrumental, and opera. You can even create your own playlist.


Freegal Music

Popular and classical music from Sony Music Canada labels you can play on any MP3 player. Download up to 3 free tracks each week (your limit resets at midnight Sunday and you can keep track of your downloads at the top of the site).  Downloaded music can be loaded into iTunes, on PCs or Macs. Check out our Youtube video.


Naxos Music Library

Listen online to nearly two million tracks of various music genres: classical, blues, jazz, folk and world music. Not compatibile with mobile devices.


Naxos Music Library – Jazz

All jazz, all the time. Listen online to an entire album or search for your favourite song or performer. Not compatibile with mobile devices.



CBC Music App

Get CBC Music on the go! Choose from 13 distinct musical genres and forty unique music streams with the CBC Music App.


Resources for Audiobook Listeners

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on the Shelf

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