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Zinio Digital Magazines for Computers

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ZinioZinio is the library's collection of over 90 free magazines in digital format that can be read on your computer, tablet, or other portable device. Download the free app for your PCMaciPhoneiPadAndroidKindle Fire/Fire HD,  Windows 8, and Blackberry Playbook and enjoy some of your favorite magazines!

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Set Up Your Account

  1. Open a browser and go to www.rbdigital.com/northbrookil. Tap on “Zinio”
  2. Browse the collection of magazines
  3. To check out a magazine, tap the "Check Out Now" image
  4. Tap on the “Create Account” link in the pop-up window
  5. Enter your library card number, without spaces, when prompted. Tap “Next”. Fill in the requested information to create your account
  6. In the pop-up window that appears, click "Start Reading". A new tab will open where you can read the magazine

 

Check Out and Read Magazines after the Initial Setup:

To read a magazine you've already checked out:

  1. Open a browser and go to www.rbdigital.com/northbrookil. Click on “Zinio" 
  2. Click the "Login" link in the upper right corner. Enter your email and password and log in 
  3. Click the "My Collection" link in the upper right of the page. All titles you have checked out will appear; click a title’s cover to open and read in your browser

To check out more magazines:

  1. Open a browser and go to www.rbdigital.com/northbrookil. Click on “Zinio”
  2. Click the "Login" link in the upper right corner. Enter your email and password and log in
  3. Browse the collection of magazines
  4. To check out a magazine, tap the "Check Out Now" image underneath the cover
  5. In the pop-up window that appears, click the "Start Reading" button. A new tab will open where you can read the magazine

Please note: Safari browsers require a version of the Instant Viewer coming out soon. Use iOS Chrome and you may use the Instant Reader Viewer.

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