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Zinio Digital Magazines   Tags: magazines, mags, online magazines, periodicals, zines  

Last Updated: May 2, 2016 URL: Print Guide
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Get digital issues of your favorite magazines to keep

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Zinio for Libraries Apps let you:

  • Download titles you have already checked out
  • NEW: Browse for more magazines from within the app (1/2016)
  • Read without the download by streaming within the mobile app or your web browser. Internet connection required. data plan charges may apply

NEW: Mobile offline reading for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire (1/2016)

  • Once downloaded, magazines may be read when your device is offline or in airplane mode

Use the app store on your device, OR visit our Library Zinio Site (tap link) to get the app--see bottom of page.


Problems? Report them directly to Zinio Support

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About this Resource

What is it?
Full digital versions of your favorite magazines. See the pages as they look in print - some magazines include features like video, audio and live links. Always available with unlimited users. Read/stream online or download issues to your mobile device or computer to read later, when offline.


  • A computer--your own computer or mobile device -You may use a Library public PC to access your Zinio Library Account
  • A valid Arlington Public Library number
  • A valid email address

Email Change?

  • Log in to your existing Library Zinio Account - choose "Account Settings" at upper right, "My Account"
  • Additionally, to update which email notices you receive -  Choose "My Preferences"  

Where do I go to find it?

From the library website, click Collections /  eCollection / Digital Magazines 


Tell Me About It


Start Here - for New Zinio Users

Follow all of these steps - A valid Arlington Library card and email address are required.

1. Create a Library Zinio Account - Use the "Connect Now" link here above
:: Create New Account on next screen.
:: Enter your Library card number on the “Barcode Filter” popup screen. Click Next
:: Enter your email and create a password. Click Create Account

2. Now, find a magazine in Library's Zinio Magazine Collection you want to read - Search by Title or Browse by Genre

Click the cover of the magazine you want to read - then click "Checkout." You will have the option to Keep Browsing or Start Reading

OptionGet email notifications when new issues are available and Check Out from email links

Mobile: Visit the app store for your device, and install a free Zinio For Libraries App on your mobile device. Choose your magazines within the app or in your web browser; once Checked Out, they will appear in the list of titles in App.

Returning Users

To get new issues or select new magazines:

  • Log in to your Library Zinio Account from the Library page from My eAccounts or from within the Zinio for Libraries app
  • Search for your favorite magazine titles to read online
  • To find different magazines - search or browse titles on display or in the categories menu
  • Click the magazine cover and "Checkout "  Then select Start Reading - to read instantly
  • Within the Zinio For Libraries app, Checked Out titles automatically appear in the app
  • NEW: browse for more magazines within the latest edition of the app
  • Want to know when the next issue comes out? Mark the selection box the first time you Check Out a title


    What's Available?

    About 100 popular titles such as The Economist, Motor Trend, National Geographic, The New Yorker,  and Vanity Fair.

    New titles in 2016:  Blue Ridge Outdoors and The Hollywood Reporter.

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