Zinio for Libraries

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You must be a resident of Des Moines or rural Polk County to use Zinio with your Des Moines Public Library card.

Explore and read articles from top news, entertainment, lIfestyle, and travel magazines! Select when and where you read magazines such as National GeographicUsNewsweekSeventeen, and Cosmopolitan.

Getting Started!

  1. Have your library card number ready.
  2. Start by clicking/tapping the Create New Account link in the top right corner. You'll be asked to provide your name and email address, and to create a password.
  3. When prompted, enter your library card number and PIN.
  4. Browse through the magazines and click/tap the cover one that you'd like to read.
  5. Click the "checkout" button.
  6. Read your chosen magazines using your browser or a Zinio App*.

Help Sheets

iOS (iPad / iPhone) Guide [printable guide]

Video Tutorial - iPad

Android Tablets and Phones Guide [printable guide]

Kindle Fire - HD or HDX [printable guide]

Desktop Guide [printable guide]

Video Tutorial - Desktop

*Apps available for PC, Mac, iOS (iPad, iPhone), and Android.

Kindle Fire: Zinio is currently NOT available in the Amazon AppStore. However, there is a workaround provided through Zinio.com that will allow you to install the Zinio app on your Kindle Fire.

Email support for Zinio for Libraries: ziniosupport@recordedbooks.com