RBdigital

RBdigital offers over 100 digital magazines and thousands of audiobooks to enjoy on your tablet, smartphone or computer. (This service was formerly known as Zinio.)

How do I get it?

RBdigital Magazines

Borrow and read magazines using your computer’s browser or the RBdigital app on mobile devices.

  1. Visit DBRL’s RBdigital magazines site using a web browser (on a computer or tablet) and click the “Create New Account” link.
  2. Enter your library card number and follow the prompts to create an account using your email address and a password you create.

Note: Once you have registered, your account information can also be used to log in to the RBdigital app and RBdigital audiobooks site.

  1. To download and read your magazines on a tablet or smartphone, install the RBdigital mobile app (for AndroidApple devices or Kindle Fire), and sign in using your account information. You can then use the app to borrow, download and read your magazines offline.
RBdigital Audiobooks

Borrow and listen to audiobooks on your computer or using the RBdigital app on mobile devices.

  1. Visit DBRL’s RBdigital audiobooks site using a web browser (on a computer or mobile device) and click the “Register” link.
  2. Enter your library card number and additional information to create an account.

Note: Once you have registered, your account information can also be used to log in to the RBdigital app and digital magazines site.

  1. To download and listen to your audiobooks on a tablet or smartphone, install the RBdigital mobile app (for AndroidApple devices or Kindle Fire), and sign in using your account information. You can then use the app to borrow, download and listen to your audiobooks offline.

FAQs

How many magazines can I download?

You can download an unlimited number of magazines, but you are limited by the storage space available on your device.

Do I have to return magazine titles once they are downloaded to my device?

No, the magazines will remain on your device until you decide to delete them. To remove or restore RBdigital titles, click on the Edit button in the RBdigtial app or edit your Reading List in your RBdigital online account. To remove RBdigital titles, tap the X on the Magazine Cover, or choose Return next to the Read button.

How many audiobooks can I check out at a time?

Borrow up to 10 audiobooks at a time and return them early if you want. You can place up to 7 titles on hold.

How long can I keep audiobooks?

The check-out period for audiobooks is 21 days and they can be renewed.

I checked out some titles using a computer’s browser. How do I now use the RBdigital app to read them offline?

Make sure you have logged in to the RBdigital app (for AndroidApple devices or Kindle Fire) with the same email and password that you created when signing up for RBdigital (or Zinio for Libraries, if you were a Zinio user). Once you log in, your magazines will automatically appear in the app.

What happens to the magazines I downloaded using the Zinio app once I switch to the RBdigital app?

When you delete the Zinio app, all downloaded magazines will be removed from your device. The new RBdigital app will remember your previous check-outs, but you will need to re-download those magazines to make them available offline for reading in the new app.

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