Who Can Access Magazines?

Anyone with a Lake County Public Library card - even non-residents!

See All Available Magazines

Having Trouble?

1: Read the step-by-step user guide.

2: Check the system requirements to see if your system is up-to-date.

If you're still having trouble using Zinio, give your local library a call and we'll help you out!

You don't have to wait for the library to open to get help - just use our Ask a Librarian form and someone will respond within 24 business hours.








Zinio: Download Magazines to Your eReader or Tablet

Zinio logo - download digital magazines from your library

Zinio is LCPL's new digital magazine service. With Zinio, you get free access to hundreds of magazines, which you can read wherever you go on your mobile device, or in the comfort of your home at your computer.

What Magazines Can I Read for Free?

Any magazine in our collection is free for patrons to download. Here are just a few titles we subscribe to:

  • American Patchwork and Quilting
  • Reader's Digest
  • Billboard Magazine
  • Car and Driver
  • Newsweek
  • Field & Stream
  • Every Day with Rachel Ray
  • Good Housekeeping
  • Audubon Magazine
  • Cosmopolitan
  • PCWorld
  • AppleMagazine

And many more! Log in to your Zinio account or click the link to the left to see them all.

Get Started

If You're New to Zinio:

First, create a new account. It's free and fast - all you need is a library card and an email address. When you've successfully created an account, Zinio will send you an email. Click the link in the email, and your account will be authenticated.

Create an Account Now

Or, if you already have an account:

Log In

Once you have an account you can browse the library's entire Zinio collection and choose the magazines you want just by clicking on them.

When you select your first title, Zinio will prompt you to set up your account information and preferences - this will let you use the Zinio apps and personalize your magazine collection online or offline. Next you can set up your email notification preferences. After you complete these steps, your account is ready to go!

Reading Your Magazines

To read magazines you've subscribed to in your browser, log in to your Zinio account. Then, simply click the cover of the magazine you want to read.

Back issues of all magazine titles are now available! You can now read past issues of your favorite magazines.

You can also read your magazine from your mobile devices, either through your device's browser or by using the Zinio apps.

For more details on using Zinio, helpful tricks and tips, and a step by step guide with screenshots, read the user guide!