Getting started with Zinio

Zinio is a collection of current digital magazines on a wide range of topics. Download as many magazines as you want, when you want them, for as long as you want — no limits, no holds, no loan periods.

To access Zinio you will need:

  • A valid library card
  • Access to the Internet
  • An e-mail address to create a Zinio account
  • The Zinio for Libraries app, if you want to read offline on mobile devices (iOS and Android tablets and smartphones and the Kindle Fire)

Step 1: Create a Zinio account
Go to Zinio and register with your library card.

Step 2: Browse and check out
You can check out on the Zinio web site or using the "Checkout magazines" link within the app.

Step 3: Read and download
Read immediately in your web browser, or use the app to download for offline reading on your mobile device. Get the app from iTunes or Google Play.

Checked out magazines will immediately show up on your app's bookshelf. To download, tap the cover while connected to the Internet. Make sure the download completes.

Downloaded magazines will stay on your device until you delete them. You can store up to 500 magazines in the app.