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Did you know? Free digital magazines are now available from your library from Zinio!

View full digital copies of your favorite magazines! You see the exact same material you get in print‚ plus some issues include features like video, audio and live links. Magazine issues are available to any patron, any time, and never need to be returned - once downloaded, they are always available to you. Read online or download issues to your computer or mobile device to read offline.

   

Getting Started

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Using the library's free Zinio magazine service requires the creation of two accounts - a library Zinio account to view the library's collection and a free Zinio.com account to read the magazines. Follow these steps to create both accounts.

Note: You MUST use the same email and password for both accounts.

1) Create an account at Zinio.com. This is where you will read your magazines. (If you already have a Zinio account, you can skip this step)

  • Connect to Zinio.com using your browser, not the app
  • Click Sign Up and create an account

2) Create an account at the library's Zinio Site. This is where you will select your magazines.

  • Connect to fflib.org/zinio using your browser
  • Click Create New Account (top right)
  • Follow the prompts to enter your library barcode number and other information
   

Selecting & Reading Magazines

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Browse and Checkout Magazines

  • Connect to fflib.org/zinio using your browser
  • Browse the library's collection of magazines. Click on a cover to select one
  • Click Checkout and Complete Checkout
  • Login to your Zinio.com account to read the magazine

Reading Magazines on a Computer

  • Connect to Zinio.com using your browser
  • Sign In and click Your Library
  • Click one of your magazines to open it
  • See the information at right on Using Zinio on a Computer
  • To read offline, install the Zinio App for PC or Mac

Reading Magazines on a Mobile Device

  • Download the Zinio app for iPhone | iPad | Android | Kindle Fire | Blackberry Playbook
  • Open the app and tap the settings icon
  • Sign in with your email address and password
  • Magazines that are faint with a down arrow need to be downloaded. Tap the arrow to begin downloading.
    • Note: You must be online to download the magazines.
  • When the download is complete, you can read that magazine offline.
   

Zinio FAQs

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How do I remove magazine issues from my Zinio account?

  • Connect to Zinio.com using your browser (not the app)
  • Sign In and click Your Library
  • Click Edit Your Reading List (top right) and an X will appear on each issue
  • Click the X for each issue you want to remove
  • Click Done when finished
  • Click View All Titles to toggle between current titles and removed titles

How can I stop getting email from Zinio?

  • Connect to Zinio.com using your browser (not the app)
  • Sign In and click Your Library
  • Place your mouse over the Gear icon (top right) and click Account Settings
  • Click Preferences on the left side of the screen
  • Check or uncheck the boxes under Your Interests
  • Select Yes or No under Email Preferences
  • Click Save Changes

Can I print from a magazine?

  • Printing is available when reading a magazine on the computer, not the app.
  • Have the page you wish to print on the screen.
  • Click the printer button on the bottom left side of the screen.
  • Print options are determined by the publisher. You may be able to print a single page, a range or none at all.