Zinio is a digital magazine subscription service that allows you to read full digital copies of your favorite
magazines on a computer, tablet, or mobile device
using the free Zinio Reader app!
A valid Irving Public Library card
A valid email address
Create Accounts, Browse and Subscribe
Using the library’s free Zinio magazine subscription service requires the creation of
two accounts—a library Zinio account to view the library’s collection and a free Zinio.com
account to read magazines online or via the Zinio Reader app on your mobile device.
Follow these steps to create both accounts:
(Note: We recommend you use the same email and password for both accounts.)
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Create a library Zinio Collection account to start browsing
If prompted, enter your library card number or username and PIN and click SUBMIT.
Enter the required information and click the CREATE ACCOUNT! button.
Now, log in to begin browsing the collection.
Create a free Zinio.com account to start reading
While browsing the library’s collection, click a cover to subscribe to a magazine.
First-time users must enter an email address and password
to create a free Zinio.com account (for subsequent visits use the SIGN IN HERE button.
In your Zinio.com account, your library magazine subscriptions
will now display in the READ tab.
Install the Zinio Reader App
Download Zinio App.
You can also visit your device’s app store to download and install the free Zinio Reader app.
Note: Use the Zinio app only to read your magazines. Browse and subscribe using a Web browser and
your library Zinio account. Zinio Reader app compatibility includes iOS (Apple ®), Android™,
Kindle Fire/Fire HD™, Windows 8, PC, Mac, and Blackberry® PlayBook.
Read Your Magazines
Follow these steps to read your magazines using your device’s browser or the Zinio Reader app. Using the browser on your computer or smart device
After subscribing to a magazine, click the cover image to
open it for reading.
Using the Zinio Reader app on your computer or smart device
After subscribing to a magazine using a Web browser, open
the Zinio Reader app, sign in to your Zinio.com account, find
your magazine and start reading.
Checking Out Additional Library Collection Magazines
Return to your library Zinio Collection account using your Web
browser to check out additional magazines. You cannot
check out magazines from within the Zinio Reader App.