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Library members can access a range of free digital magazines. You can do this from both library and home computers.

There are 100 titles to choose from. You can use your smartphone, tablet or PC to read a magazine wherever you are for free.

Top titles include

  • Amateur Photographer
  • Hello! Magazine
  • Woman's Own
  • BBC Good Food
  • Android
  • Auto Express
  • New Scientist.

Using the system

Once you have created an account (see below for instructions on how to do this) you can logon to access emagazines.

Creating an account

1. You will need to be a library member.

You can join the library online.

2. Navigate to the eMagazines page.

3. In the log in box, click on the blue "Create Account" button.

4. Add your library number. (D followed by eight digits.) You can find this on the back of your library card. Once you have done this, click the green "Validate" button.

5. Add the required information:

  • your email address
  • a¬†password (you will need to add this twice to confirm it's correct)
  • your name

Once you've done this, click the green "Create Account" button.

6. You should see a success message. You will now need to check your email account. Note: some users are not receiving these emails. We are investigating this problem.

7. Browse the selection of magazines and select one you are interested in.

8. You should be able to view your chosen magazine using your browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome), but you can also download the Zinio app to use on your PC, Mac, smartphone or Tablet.

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