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 Zinio and PressReader platforms.



  • Over 100 popular eMagazine titles are available through Zinio
  • Borrow as many as you like
  • No need to return - they're yours to keep!
  •  View our brief user guide (PDF, 300KB)

Create your Zinio account via the library Zinio page before installing the Zinio For Libraries app on your mobile device.  A user guide (PDF, 300KB) is available to help you through the setup process and with selecting and reading eMagazines.  User guides and tutorials on how to access your reading list through your mobile device are available through the Zinio Help pages.

Please note: Zinio is operated in conjunction with Comics Plus so only one account is required. If you already have a Comics Plus account, this can be used to access Zinio. 

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  • Over 5,000 publications from over 100 countries are available through PressReader
  • 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.

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