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BCPL has partnered with Recorded Books and RBdigital to offer free downloadable magazines on your computer or WiFi connected tablet or smart device. The first time you use this service, you will need to set up a library RBdigital account. You can also print out our RBdigital Tip Sheet [PDF] for easy portable instructions.

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Step 1: Create or login to your BCPL Zinio account


Click the link below to go to BCPL's RBdigital website and then use the links in the upper right corner to create a new account or login to an existing BCPL RBdigital account. A valid BCPL library card is required.


Step 2: Get magazines and create or login to the full Zinio website.


Now you are all set to browse BCPL's RBdigital site for magazines of interest. Click on any title to check it out.



Step 3:  Read magazines


Click on the "My Account" link to read your magazines in your computer's web browser or you can install the RBdigital reader app for iPad/iPhone, Android or Kindle Fire/HD/HDX so magazines can be downloaded and read offline.  




* Customers whose library cards were not initially issued by BCPL will need assistance in creating an account.  Stop by a BCPL branch or send us a help request to ask for assistance.


* If you are inside a BCPL branch you will not need your library card to create an RBdigital account.


Revised: September 6, 2017