digital magazines and newspapers

RBdigital Magazines and Newspapers (formerly Zinio)

Read your favourite magazines on your computer or download them to your smartphone or tablet through the Library's subscription. Latest and back issues are always available, no waiting lists and no borrowing limits!

How to read digital magazines:

1. Go to NWPL's eMagazine page

2. Login or Create an account

First time users need a valid NWPL card and email address to register for an RBdigital account.

3. Browse and check out
  • Browse the collection or search by subject or title.
  • Click on the magazine cover to select it.
  • On the next screen, choose the issue you want.
  • Click the Checkout button.
  • Check the box "
4. If you are reading on a computer or any device via web browser.

When you click Start Reading, your magazine will open in a new browser tab or window.

5. If you are reading on a tablet or smartphone.
  • Download the RBdigital app for iOS or Android. 
  • Use the app to sign in or to create an account.
  • Tap the menu button (top left corner). Tap Magazines to access the collection.
  • If you are looking for the back issues, tap the magazine cover to go to the magazine page, and tap View all issues.
  • Looking for magazines you have previously checked out? Tap the menu button and tap Checked Out

PressReader Newspapers and Magazines

Use the Library's subscription to read newspapers and magazines on your computer or download them to your smartphone or tablet for offline access using the PressReader app.

Account Set Up for Offline Reading

Setting up a PressReader Account is completely optional and allows you to save your personalized experience including bookmarking articles, setting up email alerts and downloading newspapers / magazines for offline use through the app.

  • Log into PressReader from our website using your library card
  • Close the PressReader HotSpot pop up
  • Click on "Sign In" in the upper right hand corner
  • Click on "New User?  Sign up now"
  • Enter your email address, password and name
  • Please read the terms of use and privacy policy before continuing then click Done.

Downloading for Offline Use

  • Follow the “Account Set Up” instructions as above
  • Download the PressReader app for your device
  • Open the app and sign in using the PressReader account you created then click Authorize.
  • Choose your newspaper/magazine and click on download/open.

For further information, the Help Center has several videos on how to use PressReader: