Zinio

Do you love magazines? If so, then you’ll love Zinio!

What is Zinio?

Zinio is a digital newsstand. Through the BCCLS partnership with Zinio, you can borrow over 250 magazines and read them on your computer or download them to portable devices.

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Supported devices

Currently Zinio is supported on the following devices and computers:

Getting started is easy...

Step 1

Create an account through the eBCCLS Zinio page

  1. Go to zinio.ebccls.org and click on Create New Account on the upper right hand side of the page

  2. Enter your library card number and click Next.

  3. Complete the form and click Create Account.  
Step 1

Check out a magazine

Select a magazine and click Checkout.
Step 1

Read your magazine

If you're on a Mac or PC computer, click Start Reading and the magazine will open in a new tab for you to read your favorite magazines without leaving the library collection page.

This feature is compatible with Internet Explorer 11, Mac Safari, Chrome, and Firefox.

Step 1

Portable devices

If you wish to read your magazine(s) on a portable device, follow the instructions specific to your device.

iOS

 

Android

iOS & Android Devices

If you wish to read your magazine(s) on iOS (iPad, iPod Touch, iPhone) or Android mobile devices, use these links to download the free Zinio for Libraries app.

The first time you open the Zinio for Libraries app, you will need to log in. Select the country (United States), state (New Jersey), and the Library (Bergen County Cooperative Library System). Log in using the email and password you used when creating your eBCCLS Zinio account and your magazines will appear.

Know that you can only read magazines through the Zinio for Libraries app; browsing and checkouts must be done from zinio.ebccls.org.

Windows 8

Windows 8 Phones & Tablets

If you wish to read your magazine(s) on a Windows 8 phone or tablet, you will need to create a zinio.com account and download the free commercial Zinio app.

Please follow these instructions:

  1. Visit zinio.com on your browser and create an account through the Sign up link on the upper right hand side.

  2. Complete the form using the same credentials you used when creating your eBCCLS Zinio account.

  3. Download the free Zinio commercial app.

  4. Log into the app to access your magazines. They will be found in the ‘Read’ section.

Know that you can only read magazines through the Zinio app; browsing and checkouts must be done from zinio.ebccls.org.

Kindle

Kindle Fire, Kindle HD, & Kindle HDX

If you wish to read your magazine(s) on Kindle tablets, use this link for detailed instructions on installing the Zinio app to your device. Be sure to create your eBCCLS Zinio account before beginning this process (see above).

Know that you can only read magazines through the Zinio app; browsing and checkouts must be done from zinio.ebccls.org.

Need help?

RecordedBooks provides an excellent online resource to help you learn more about Zinio.

For additional assistance, click here to fill out a support form.