An eMagazine is a magazine published in electronic format which can be read on a computer or a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet. Hamilton City Libraries offer eMagazines through the RBdigital and PressReader platforms.


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Over 140 popular eMagazine titles are available through RBdigital.

Borrow as many as you like.

 No need to return - they're yours to keep!

View the brief user guide from the RBdigital website.

Create an account via the library RBdigital page before installing the RBdigital app on your mobile device.  User guides, FAQs and tutorials on how to access your reading list through your mobile device are available through the RBdigital help pages.

Available for iOSAndroid and Amazon Kindle Fire.


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Over 7,000 publications from over 100 countries are available through PressReader.

Access newspapers and magazines just as they appear in print.

Download up to five newspapers or magazines every day.

View detailed access instructions here.

New users on a desktop or laptop computer should navigate to the PressReader platform and sign in using their library card details. Mobile device users can download and install the PressReader app from their store.  

Available for iOSAndroid and Windows devices