Free eMagazines powered by Zinio

Free Access to Digital MagazinesDiscover complete digital editions of your favorite magazines, anytime/anywhere—on your smartphone, tablet or computer. Over 200 titles to choose from, including titles like Bon Appetit, Cosmopolitan, Dwell, Forbes, Hello!, Martha Stewart Magazine, Mental Floss, National Geographic, Newsweek, New Yorker, Smithsonian, Star Magazine and many more! Collection includes Children’s’ favorites like Highlights, Cricket, Cobblestone and American Girl. You’ll also find Chinese, Spanish and Japanese language magazines. Check out as many magazines as you want—there are never any holds or due dates. Once you download the title, it stays on your device until you delete it.

Get Free eMagazines in Three Easy Steps

  1. Create a SMCL Zinio account using your library card (needs to start with "29041").
  2. Select a magazine--a new window will open to create a separate account.
  3. Return to the window with the SMCL Zinio page to select more magazines.

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How to Get Started With Free eMagazines

  • Go to the SMCL’s Zinio web page.
  • Select Create New Account in the upper right hand corner. Have your SMCL library card number ready.
  • If creating an account outside the library, you will be prompted to enter your SMCL library card number or username and PIN then click SUBMIT.
  • Enter the required information (email and password) and click the CREATE ACCOUNT! button. (You will receive a welcome email confirming your new account).
  • After creating your SMCL-Zinio account, browse and select a magazine of your choice by clicking on the cover.
  • When you select a magazine, a new window will open asking you to create a free account (we recommend using the same log-in information used for your SMCL-Zinio account).
  • After creating your account, your selected magazine will now display on the screen. Select the cover to open the magazine in your browser.
  • To select more magazines, return to the window containing the SMCL’s eMagazine Zinio page.

Zinio for Libraries APP for Mobile Devices

  • The Zinio for Libraries app enables downloading and reading magazines on a variety of mobile devices.
  • Visit the app store for your device to obtain the free Zinio Reader app.
    iOS | Android | Windows
  • Create an account or sign in.
  • Browse, checkout and read.

Please visit the Zinio for Libraries FAQ for more information.

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