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Existing Users: Browse Now

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

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

  • Over 100 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 Log in to your app using your Library Collection Account email and password. You will be asked to select your country, state, and library on the first time you log in. You will remain logged in indefinitely until you elect to log out.

The Basics

  • Go to the library's Zinio Collection page and 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

A separate personal reading account is a regular account used by both the library patron and the paying consumer on It is NOT REQUIRED for a library patron to read magazines in Zinio for Libraries.

You may use as needed if you have both a library account for your library magazines AND a personal purchase/commercial account for additional content purchased directly from

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 app
Your checked out magazines will automatically load into your App. Click the download cloud icon next to each magazine issue to download and read your magazines.

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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