Zinio is a free digital service which can be accessed with your library card and your:
- Personal Computer’s browser
- Smartphone/ Tablet
Click link below to view a video tutorial:
In your web browser go to communitylibrary.org and click on “eBook & Digital Collection.”
Click On Magazines
Click “here” to get started under Zinio.
Click “Browse Magazines“:
Welcome to the Main page of Zinio. First time users should “Create New Account” while returning visitors can simply “login.”
Creating an Account
Once you’ve established your account, you can browse magazine titles, checkout items and more.
Once you’ve found your desired magazine, click on the image of the magazine itself. This will take you to the magazine’s information page. Here, you can also view back issues of that particular magazine. To borrow, click on Checkout.
With Zinio, you can read full magazines several ways. If you’re on a computer, you can click on Start Reading to view the magazine in your browser. If you’re using a mobile device or tablet, you can download the free Zinio for Libraries app.
Reading in Browser
If you’ve selected Start Reading, a new tab will open in your browser. Tap the arrow to the right or left to go forward or back a page. Along the left side there are additional features to Zinio’s magazine browsing.
Reading on the Zinio App
If you do not already have the free Zinio app, you can download it from your app store by searching for “Zinio for Libraries”. You can also download the app via the Checkout page shown under, “Get the New App to Read Offline” by clicking on your specific device. Once you log into your Zinio account, your borrowed titles should start to sync and transfer over.
Click on the cover to view the issue. A toolbar will appear at the top of the magazine. From here, you are able to bookmark and save your page by clicking on the bookmark icon. Swipe to the right of the screen to flip the magazine to the next page. To go back a page, swipe left.
Viewing / Deleting Your Titles
From your computer you should see an option to Browse Magazine Collection. Click here to view magazines you have currently checked out. You can also delete items from your collection by clicking on the trash can on the left side. Zinio magazines don’t expire or have loan periods so no need to worry about returning or fines.