Digital Magazines

Read popular magazines right on your computer, smartphone or tablet!

Flipster, RBdigital for Libraries, and Kono for Libraries are subscription digital magazine services available free with your library card.
Each service offers different titles for library cardholders.
Library cardholders get free access to complete digital magazines, including full-color pictures, keyword searching, and interactive elements such as audio & video.

  • Browse for magazines right inside the Flipster, RBdigital for Libraries, and Kono for Libraries websites or search for titles in the library catalog.
  • Read online in your web browser.
  • Download into each service's free app for offline reading on your tablet or smartphone.
  • Back issues are available.

Flipster

Flipster: The magazines you know and love, available digitally
  • Free Access - Complete Digital Magazines available with your library card.
  • Unlimited Access - All magazine issues in the collection available anytime.
  • No late fees - Digital magazines in this collection never need to be returned.
Get Started

Browsing and checking out magazine titles. 

  1. Find magazines in the Flipster website. Your library card gives you access to the site.
  2. Click "Read This Issue" to checkout and open the magazine. Read online inside your web browser or the Flipster app.
  3. You can also browse, checkout, and read in the Flipster app.
  4. For assistance visit the Flipster Help webpage.

Note: Some publishers set expiration dates for their magazines.

  • Some weekly magazines expire after 3 days.
  • Some monthly magazines expire after 7 days.
  • Expired magazine titles can be checked out again from the Flipster website.
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Kono for Libraries

Kono for Libraries provides library cardholders with free access to popular digital magazine titles from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Japan.
  • Read on your mobile phone or tablet in the free "Kono for Libraries" app
  • Download to read in the app even when offline
  • Read online in your web browser on any device

Get Started

To use Kono for Libraries:

  • Visit the website or download the free app from the Apple App Store (iOS) or Google Play App Store (Android).
  • Register for a Kono for Libraries account with your library card number, an email address, and create a password.
  • Access or download all the Chinese & Japanese titles free with your Kono for Libraries account.

Magazine content does not expire, so it's yours to keep with no worry about late fines. Back issues are available.

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RBdigital

  • Free Access - Complete Digital Magazines available with your library card and RBdigital accounts.
  • Unlimited Access - All magazine issues in the collection available anytime.
  • No due dates, no late fees - Digital magazines in this collection never expire nor need to be returned.

Get Started

You will first find and checkout library magazines in the RBdigital for Libraries website, then read online in your web browser or download & read in the RBdigital for Libraries app.

To check out additional magazines from your library, toggle back in your browser to your library collection page or on the app.

  1. Browse the digital magazine collection in the RBdigital for Libraries Gateway website from RBdigital.
    Your library card (full 14 digits) gets you in!
  2. Check out digital magazines through the RBdigital for Libraries Gateway website.

Keep in mind that your commercial app collection may contain materials not associated with your library collection.

Free RBdigital Reader app available for:

  • PC
  • Mac
  • iPhone/iPad
  • Android
  • Kindle Fire/HD
  • Win 8
  • Blackberry
  • Nook HD/HD+

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Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017