Great news for magazine junkies: You can now get cover-to-cover digital editions of more than 100 popular magazines through Zinio!
Seymour Library has subscribed to Zinio since 2014, and now the service has expanded throughout the five-county Finger Lakes Library System, with a selection that’s wider than ever before. It’s also easier than ever before to subscribe to Zinio – you need to install just one app to get magazines on your tablet or smartphone. You’ll find complete directions when you click on the “How to set up your Zinio service” link at right.
If you’re new to Zinio, here’s what you need to know. Once you set up your account, you can stream magazines onto your computer or download them onto a mobile device. There’s never any wait, because any number of patrons can download a copy. There are no limits on the number of magazines you can take out. And you never need to return digital magazines, because there’s no due date.
If you’ve been using Zinio through Seymour Library, you’ll need to update your account settings. If you want to keep back issues of magazines in your collection, make sure to enter the same e-mail address and password you’ve been using all along.
As for what’s available – just click on the “Magazines available through Zinio,” also at right. If you like to keep up with current affairs, get “The Atlantic,” “The New Yorker” or “Newsweek,” to name a few. If you like to cook, there’s “Cook’s,” “Food Network Magazine,” “Every Day with Rachael Ray” and lots more. There’s a great selection of children’s magazines: “American Girl,” “Highlights,” and “Cricket” among them. There are magazines in virtually every genre, for all kinds of hobbies and interests.
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