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Idea Exchange | May 16, 2019

Nothing beats lounging around with a great magazine!

The RB Digital App (formerly Zinio for Libraries) offers full colour copies of your favourite magazines for free. Without spending a penny, you can read the latest copies of popular magazines the day they hit the shelves. Since there are no due dates or late fees, you can flip through great magazines at your leisure.

What are the benefits to reading magazines online?

Reading online magazines through RB Digital allows you to read popular magazines for free. Whether you prefer to read on your phone, tablet, or computer, you can store all of your favourite magazines on your device and access them at the click of a button. Digital magazines are also great for traveling. RB Digital allows you to fill your virtual magazine rack without adding weight to your luggage. Access to new and back issues of fifty magazines also means that you never have to worry about running out of reading material.

Some of the most popular titles include: Canadian Living, National Geographic (with interactive content), O, the Oprah Magazine, Women’s and Men’s Health, Newsweek, Economist, Maxim, and many others. Have a look at the full list [PDF] and we’re sure you’ll find something you’ll like.

How do I get started?

If you are new to online magazines, you can easily begin reading your favourite magazines by following the simple steps in the Getting Started with RB Digital guide.

If you are currently using Zinio for Libraries, switch over to RB Digital to enjoy its great features. This new app allows you to read, check out and return your magazines all within the app. For more information on new features and changes, check out our FAQ guide.

Happy reading!