E-read all about it: free digital magazines on offer for Oldham library users

LIBRARY USERS who want great holiday reads which won’t fill up their suitcase are invited to try Zinio.

zinioZinio is a new free service which allows library members to read full digital versions of their favourite magazines on their computer, smartphone or tablet.

More than 100 different magazines are available, covering everything from food and travel to music and art.

The comprehensive range of titles includes BBC Top Gear, Cosmopolitan, FourFourTwo, Hello!, Ideal Home, Lonely Planet Traveller and You and Your Wedding.

Users can check out an unlimited number of magazines and keep them for as long as they want.

To get started, simply go to www.rbdigital.com/greatermanchester, create a new account with Zinio and enter your library card number.

Then you can browse the full selection of publications on offer and check out your chosen titles to read on your desktop computer.

Magazines must first be checked out through the website, but can then be downloaded onto a phone or tablet and read offline, via the Zinio for Libraries app, which is available for iPhone, iPad and Android.

Other Participating councils include: Manchester, Bury, Bolton, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside and Trafford.

Joining the library is free, and easy. Just visit www.oldham.gov.uk/libraries

 

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