Madison County Library System
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Zinio - the World's Largest Newstand

    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



book small 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.



ipadFirst Time Users - Create an Account:


Quick tip: iPad/iPhone and Android users, before downloading the Zinio app follow steps below:

Connect to the Madison County Library System Zinio Collection Webpage

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.)

Click validate

Enter your email address/password/name

Click Create Account

dot 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.



Bicycling Selecting Magazines


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

dot The email address from the library account you created will appear in the email field.

Click the Start Reading button

dot 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.



Better Homes Zinio App - Using a Mobile Device


Using a mobile device? Download the app after you have created your Library Zinio account

Activate device within the app (Settings)

Return to the Zinio page using your browser

Click on the magazine image

Magazine will automatically be added to the Zinio app

If you do not see your magazine title, click the Title tab located near the top right hand corner of the App's screen



Men's Journal Compatible Devices


Computers: PC or Mac

Mobile Devices


Kindle Fire: Follow these instructions to install the Zinio app

eBook Readers without a browser are not compatible



Tutorial Tutorials and Helpful Videos


Need help? Watch these helpful tutorials on how to get started with Zinio, how to install the app for different devices, and other helpful information.

Zinio for Libraries FAQ

Zinio for Libraries Overview Video (8 minutes)

Zinio for Libraries Check Out and Back Issues Video (6 Minutes)

Zinio for Libraries The iPad Experience Video (6 Minutes)

Zinio for LIbraries Easy Set Up - Browse-Check Out - Read Guide

Zinio for LIbraries Account Set Up and Navigation Guide

Zinio for Libraries The iPad App Install and Settings Overview