You will need to create two accounts to use Zinio. One is on our Highland Park Public Library Zinio site, the other is on the official Zinio.com website.
What you need before you start:
- You’ll need a computer or tablet.
- Internet access.
- Your email address and log in information to check your email.
- You’ll also need your Highland Park Public Library card number.
Let’s get started!
- In your computer or device's browser, go to the Highland Park Zinio page.
- Click on Create New Account in the top right corner of the page.
- Enter your Highland Park Public Library card number (the 14-digit number found on the back of your card).
- Click on Next.
Enter your first and last name, email address, and a password, then click on Create Account.
- Tip: The email address you enter here will be the same one you use to create your Zinio.com account later. If you already have a Zinio.com account, use that email address for this step.
- Now, check your email inbox for the Highland Park Public Library: RBdigital Account Request email. Click on the long link to verify your email address.
- Click on the RBdigital Gateway logo in the bottom left corner to go back to the homepage.
Ready, Set, Download:
How to find a magazine:
- Search for it by title.
- Clicking on the All Genres button to the left to select a genre (topic).
- Clicking the numbers below the All Genres buttons to look through the other pages of magazines.
- When you find a magazine that you wish to download, click on the magazine's cover.
- Enter your email address and password that you used to sign up on this site. Then click on Complete Checkout.
You will need to log into Zinio.com now.
- If you are new to Zinio.com, you will need to Register for an account. Use the same email address that you used when you signed up at the HP Zinio page. For ease of use, think about using the same password.
- If you already have an account, go ahead and log in by clicking the Sign in here link to the left of the sign up form.
- Once you are logged in, click on your magazine's cover to read the magazine in your browser. Follow the on-screen tips to learn how to use the Zinio website to read your magazine. Tip: Click just on the left and right edges of the magazine to flip the pages. Or click on the left and right buttons on the bottom right of the screen to turn the pages.
Zinio Public Library Setup Step-By-Step features instructions with screenshots.
Download the Zinio app for your device:
iPad | Android | Kindle Fire | Blackberry Playbook | Windows Phone
(Nook tablet users: use the web browser in Zinio--no Nook app is available)
- Open the Zinio app and sign in to your Zinio account
- Tap the open magazine icon in the app to find your downloaded issues
- Desktop and laptop users can read magazines directly in their browser at Zinio.com