Digital Magazine Quick Start Guide

Follow the quick start guide below to set up your accounts and start reading over 100 free magazines available from Daniel Boone Regional Library. You can also view a video tutorial. It only takes about two minutes.

View Video Tutorial

Create Your Accounts

You'll need two accounts to check out and read library digital magazines. The first account lets you check out titles from DBRL's collection. The second account is for your personal Zinio library and lets you read magazines online or through the Zinio Reader apps. Both accounts must use the same email and password.

  1. From the "Browse Magazines" link on magazines.dbrl.org you will be taken to the library's magazine collection page, where you can create a new account by clicking the "Create New Account" link in the upper right corner.
  2. Zinio gateway
  3. Enter your library card number. (Don't have a library card yet? Adults can sign up for a card online).
      Zinio log-in new account enter card number
  4. Enter your name and email address. Choose a password with at least 7 characters and both letters and numbers.
     create new account
  5. You'll be directed back to the library's collection page. Browse the magazines and click on one to check it out.
    select magazine
  6. Click on "Complete Checkout."
    complete checkout
  7. Next, you'll be prompted to create an account with the Zinio service. You must use the same email address that you used in Step 3 above.
    create Zinio account
  8. With your Zinio account activated, you'll be taken to your personal Reading List. Click on the magazine and it will open in a browser-based reader.
    reading list

Get an App for Your Device

Free Zinio Reader apps are available for many platforms.

Use the links above or visit your device's app store to download an app.

If you have further questions about downloading the Zinio Reader App to your device, follow these links to see the FAQ for your platform.

Frequently Asked Questions

For additional information and help , check out the Frequently Asked Questions.

Read Your Magazines on Your Mobile Device

After checking out a magazine using a Web browser, open the Zinio Reader app, sign in to your Zinio.com account (the second account you created in step 6 above), find your magazine and start reading.

Check Out Additional Magazines

To check out more magazines, use a Web browser to return to the library's Zinio collection page. You cannot check out magazines with the Zinio Reader app.

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