emagazine how to

How to download and read emagazines

Library members can now read more than 130 popular magazines online, released at the same time as the print editions.

Magazines are available to download and keep with no loan limits or borrowing periods.

You can use multiple desktop or mobile devices with your single username and password.

Downloads differ in size but are mostly between 20MB and 50MB. Download over wifi if using a portable device. 

1. Create a library emagazine account

Visit the City’s emagazine portal.

  1. Click on create new account in the upper right corner.
  2. Enter your library card number with no spaces and click next.
  3. In the pop-up window, enter your name, email and chosen password.

Once your account is created, you will automatically be logged in and you can browse the library’s collection and check out magazines.

2. Find an emagazine to check out

Browse, search or use the genre drop-down menu to find an emagazine to view.

  1. Click on the cover of the magazine you want to view.
  2. Click on checkout.
  3. Click on start reading.

3. Read your emagazine

You can read your emagazine in a number of ways:

Cover of Australian Women's Weekly, Better Homes and Gardens, Donna Hay Magazine, Australian Men's Health and National Geographic.

Join the library

Membership is free for NSW residents. Complete the online application form and enjoy borrowing up to 30 items for 3 weeks.