Read online or download current or back issues to your computer or mobile device. The library subscribes to magazines ranging from news, cooking, science & technology, sports, and travel. Click the link below to find out what titles are available.
Madison County Library System's Zinio Magazine Collection
What do I need?
A computer/device with internet access
Madison County Library System Card
A valid email address
A Zinio for Libraries (library collection) account. You will be prompted to create one
if you are new to Zinio.
Optional for reading magazines: a mobile device with the Zinio app installed.
Doesn't work on Nook devices.
First Time Users - Create an Account:
Quick tip: iPad/iPhone and Android users, before downloading the Zinio app follow steps below:
using your browser: NOT THE APP
Click the Create New Account button (top right hand corner of page)
Enter your library card#
(Does not apply if you are using a device inside the library on the library network.)
Enter your email address/password/name
Click Create Account
A confirmation email will be sent from the RB Digital Portal
Click on the link within the email to complete activation.
Return to the Zinio Webpage
Click Return to Login
Type your email address and password
NOTE: You must view the Library's Zinio webpage to select/checkout a magazine. Unless a device is compatible with Flash, you will need to view the checked out magazine within the Zinio app.
It is VERY IMPORTANT that the email address used to create your library account matches the email address used to create you Zinio account. If the email addresses do not match, the magazine will not be added to your Zinio account. The passwords don't have to be the same, but the email addresses must be the same.
Once you have created a new account you can access the Madison County Library System Zinio webpage using your browser; NOT THE APP.
Select a magazine - Zinio offers thousands of magazines for sale; only MCLS titles are free.
Login to your Zinio account or create a new account
Click the magazine image or the Checkout Now button located underneath the magazine image
Log in with email address and password
The email address from the library account you created will appear in the email field.
Click the Start Reading button
If using a mobile device, view the magazine using the Zinio app
NOTE: If using a device that is compatible with Flash, you may then click on the magazine title to begin reading.
If using a device that is not compatible with Flash, you must use the Zinio app to download and view the magazine.
Zinio App - Using a Mobile Device