Zinio

What is Zinio?

Zinio is an online magazine subscription service subscribed to by the Franklin Square Public Library.  Zinio allows patrons to view magazines purchased by the Library on their computer or portable device free of charge with no expiration date.  Each magazine is displayed in its entirety complete with original page layout, images, and advertisements.

Magazines Currently Subscribed to by the Library:

American Girl Magazine, The American Poetry Review, Apple Magazine, The Atlantic, Architectural Digest, Better Homes and Gardens, Bloomberg Businessweek, Car and Driver, Clean Eating, Cook’s Illustrated, Cosmopolitan, Cosmopolitan en Espanol, Digital Photo, Discover, Dr. Oz The Good Life, Elle, ESPN the Magazine, Esquire, Everyday with Rachel Ray, Family Circle, Family Fun, Family Handyman, Food Network, Forbes, Glamour, Golf Digest, Good Housekeeping, Guitar Player, HGTV Magazine, House Beautiful, iPhone Life, Kiplingers Personal Finance, Ladies Home Journal, MacWorld, Marie Claire, Martha Stewart Living, Maxim, Men’s Fitness, MORE, Motor Trend, National Geographic Interactive, The New Yorker, Newsweek, OK Magazine, Outdoor Photographer, PC Magazine Digital, PC World, Poets & Writers Magazine, Popular Mechanics, Popular Science, Prevention, Reader’s Digest, Redbook, Rolling Stone, Seventeen, Smithsonian Magazine, US Weekly, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Weight Watchers, and Woman’s Day.

Instructions (updated 4/2015):

Zinio Apps: Zinio magazines may be read on a wide range of apps available for numerous mobile devices including the iPhone, iPad, Andriod, and Kindle Fire (click to download the app). Zinio may also be used on a PC or Mac (no app necessary).

Creating an Account:

  1. Click the icon on the right side of the screen to access the Zinio login age.
  2. Click “Create New Account” in the upper right hand corner if you are a new user.
  3. Enter the necessary criteria.
  4. Click on “Create Account.”

Return User Sign-In:

  1. Click the icon on the right side of the screen to access the Zinio log in page.
  2. Click on the “Log in” link on the upper right hand side of the screen.
  3. Enter your e-mail address and password and select “Log In.”

To Select and Download a Magazine:

  1. Log in (see return user sign-in).
  2. Select a magazine you wish to download by clicking on its cover.
  3. Select “Checkout” then “Start Reading” when prompted (check the option “Email me when the next issue is available” if you which to be notified each time a new issue of that particular magazine is available).
  4. To return to the Library’s Zinio collection, click on the “Magazine Detail Page” tab on your browser and click on the “Zinio Magazine Collection” link located beneath the Library’s name.

To Read a Magazine That Was Downloaded During Your Last Session:

  1. Log in (see return user sign-in).
  2. Click on the “My Collection” link located on the right side of the screen.
  3. To read the magazine, click on the magazine’s cover.

To Delete a Magazine:

  1. Log in (see return user sign-in).
  2. Click on the “My Collection” link located on the right side of the screen.
  3. Click the small trash can icon located underneath the image of the magazine issue you wish to delete. Click “OK” to remove issue.

Troubleshooting and FAQs:

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