How to Download Magazines for Free From Kirkwood Library

Get 75 publications including Rolling Stone, Artnews, Martha Stewart Living, Men’s Health and Family Circle on your smartphone or tablet for free.

Need more stuff to download to your computer, tablet, or smartphone? The Kirkwood Public Library can help you.

In addition to Overdrive for audiobooks and ebooks, we have a new subscription to a site called Zinio.

This web service allows you to download magazines for free to various devices. You will need your library card to get started, and we have a guide available to help you through the set up process.

Once you create an account you can choose to subscribe to one or more of 75 magazines we have available including Rolling Stone, Artnews, Martha Stewart Living, Men’s Health, and Family Circle amongst others.  If you have any additional questions feel free to stop by Drop in IT on Tuesdays from 10am-12am or Thursdays from 6-8pm.

You can also contact the library by phone at (314)821-5770 or email  the IT head Chris Durr at cdurr@kirkwoodpubliclibrary.org or the IT assistant Courtney Flesch at cflesch@kirkwoodpubliclibrary.org.

Not ready to give up that glossy paper feel? The library still has print magazines available for check out. Here is a sampling of those titles:

Do you have a favorite magazine you read cover to cover? Let us know in the comment section below.

Courtney Flesch is the Teen/IT Assistant at Kirkwood Public Library. She is currently subscribed to Newsweek, Martha Stewart Living, and SmartMoney on Zinio. She is also reading After: Nineteen Stories of Apocalypse and Dystopia edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling.

roni sher December 04, 2012 at 02:21 PM
Sun Magazine is a favorite. I'd love for our library to include this worthy magazine.
Brian Spears December 04, 2012 at 11:48 PM
Flipbook is another very popular magazine organizer for the iPad that should be noted for the readers.
Kirkwood Public Library December 09, 2012 at 07:52 PM
Thank you for the suggestion!


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