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Welcome to MCDL’s free online magazine service, brought to you by the Library, Recorded Books and Zinio.com!

Read full digital copies of your favorite magazines on your computer, tablet or mobile device.

  • Over 140 popular magazines
  • No subscription limits. No expirations! (Magazine availability subject to change.)
  • Browse using the free Zinio Reader app on a computer, smartphone, tablet or other mobile device.
  • All with your MCDL Library Card.

Zinio Reader App: Apple App Store, Google Play. Kindle Fire, PC Note: Use the Zinio app only to read your magazines. Browse and check out new issues of magazines using a web browser. Tip: Use your Zinio.com login to register the app on your device! 

The Basics

To use this service you must create two free account logins: a MCDL Zinio account to browse the collection and a free Zinio.com account for reading magazines online or via the Zinio Reader app on your mobile device. Note: you must use the same email address for both accounts.


Create your Create a MCDL Zinio Collection account

  • Go to the library's Zinio Collection page. Browse the collection and click on a magazine to check out.
  • If you haven’t already created an account, click CREATE NEW ACCOUNT. Enter the required information and click SUBMIT.
  • Once your library collection account is validated, click CONFIRM CHECK OUT.
  • Your magazine is now checked out and available to read in your Zinio.com account.

Create a free Zinio.com account to start reading

  • After checking out your magazine, a Zinio.com window will open and prompt you to log in.
  • If you are new to Zinio.com, click CREATE AN ACCOUNT. Enter the required information and click SUBMIT.
  • Your personal reading account is now activated and your magazine is available in the YOUR LIBRARY tab on Zinio.com.

Read Your Magazines

Follow these steps to read your magazines using your device’s browser or the Zinio Reader app.

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Using the browser on your computer or smart device

After checking out a magazine, click the cover image to open it for reading.

  • Some magazines require the Zinio Reader app. If your device is not app-compatible, those titles will not be available on your device.
  • Mobile devices with small screens may cause slow loading or prevent loading of content altogether.

Using the Zinio Reader app on your computer or smart device
After checking out a magazine using a Web browser, open the Zinio Reader app, sign in to your Zinio.com account, find your magazine and start reading.


About Our Collection

Magazine content and subscriptions are representative of the wide range of interests of our members. Not all content may be suited to your individual taste.

For Parents: Zinio provides our customers with access to digital magazines for instant, on-demand viewing. Like the Library’s magazine collection, Zinio provides access to a wide range of magazines some parents may find inappropriate for their children. We encourage parents and guardians to experience Zinio with their children and guide them in their explorations.

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