e-Magazines and e-newspapers

Press Reader is the FREE e-newspaper and magazine service from Wakefield Libraries

Press reader devices logoChoose from thousands of national and international newspaper and magazine titles completely FREE of charge!  All you need to use this service is a computer or handheld device with broadband internet access and your Wakefield library card. N.B This service supersedes and replaces the RBdigital/Zinio magazine service previously offered to Wakefield Library customers.

  • Read newspaper stories and magazine articles the minute they're available on newsstands.

  • Compatible with PCs and a wide range of mobile devices. Choose app or desktop applications by starting at www.pressreader.com
  • Opt to use your Facebook, Twitter, Google+, or free PressReader account to get started.
  • Download complete issues to read offline or save data while you're on the go. Set automatic downloads to never miss a beat.
  • Visit thousands of PressReader HotSpots around the world to get instant complimentary access to the entire catalogue. Use the in-app HotSpot Map to find a location near you.

Getting started

  • Go to the www.pressreader.com  website or download the free app

  • Browse the selection of publications
  • When you're ready to 'checkout' you will be asked to create a username (your email address) and password which you will use to login in the future
  • Referring to the user guides in the download section of this page, dependent on the device you are using, associate your pressreader account with your Wakefield library membership number on the back of your library card
  • Enter your library card number to register for your FREE access from Wakefield Libraries (make sure you fill in all the boxes)

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