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Quick Guide to Naxos

For Classical, Opera, Choral, Operetta, Chamber Music & Concertos
You will need your Greenwich or Perrot Library card number and email address.
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Setup for Desktop Use

  1. On the Greenwich Library website, under the “Explore” tab, click “Digital Library” and then “Digital Music” in the navigation menus to find the Naxos Music Library.
  2. Enter your Library Card number to sign in and get started.

Setup for Mobile Devices

  1. Download the Naxos Music Library app from the Apple App store (iPhone/iPad) or Google Play store (Samsung, Android Devices).
  2. Enter the institutional code – supplied by the reference staff at Greenwich Library. *The librarian needs to verify your library card is a valid active account.
  3. Create an account by using your name and email address. Create a password, then confirm.
  4. Check your email for the verification email. In the email, click “Activate Naxos Music Library Now.”
  5. Your username is your email address. Use the password you created to enter the app.

Browsing and Accessing

  1. To search, tap the magnifying glass in the bottom center of the screen. Enter your search term in the box to begin the search.
  2. To browse, tap the “Browse” button on the bottom left of the screen.
  3. Once you find a title, you can either stream it or download it. To stream (listen to the music from the device without downloading), tap any of the songs to begin listening. To download titles to your device for offline streaming, tap on the ellipses (… 3 horizontal dots) on the top right of the screen and then tap on “download for offline streaming.”
  4. To access downloaded content, tap on “Playlists” on the bottom right of the screen, choose “Offline Content,” and then tap on “Offline Albums/Tracks.”
  5. You have unlimited access to the contents of the collection.
  6. To browse and access Naxos Music from a desktop or laptop computer, simply open any browser (Safari, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox) go to Naxos Music Library, and enter your Greenwich Library card number (no spaces, typically 14 digits beginning in 21117) to log on to your account.

Other Naxos Libraries

  1. To access Naxos Jazz, you need to follow the instructions above and set up a new account from