zinio for libraries


zinio for libraries: Current issues of popular magazines: news, business, entertainment, fashion, and more…. Read instantly on your computer, download to your tablet, or phone.

  • Hundreds of magazines
  • Create an account to check out magazines
  • No limit to the number of magazines you can check out!
  • Check out magazines immediately—no waiting!
  • Magazines do not expire. No need to return!
  • Access to most back issues
  • Opt-in to be notified by email of the newest issue of your favourite magazine
  • Access and manage your checked out magazines via the ‘My Collection’ link

Please note: When you create a zinio for libraries account, your email address, account password, library barcode and name will be stored in the US (passwords are stored in encrypted form).


How to Browse and Checkout (PDF)

Technical Requirements (PDF)


Video Links

zinio for libraries One Account Video and Check Out Overview (6:41 mins)

zinio for libraries App Store Overview (26 secs)

zinio for libraries iPad One Account Experience ( 5:37 mins)





Privacy Notice

This Digital Collection is a third-party service hosted in the U.S. or in another location outside Canada. Creation of a user account may store limited Personal Information (email address, password, library barcode and password, and the date of your last login) on a server stored outside Canada. Upon account creation, you are consenting and subject to the privacy policy of the service provider. GVPL encourages patrons to review all third-party privacy policies and statements to protect their personal information.

Where other (third-party) organizations require personal information in order to provide services on behalf of the Library, the Library makes reasonable efforts to obtain commitments from such organizations that treat the personal information in compliance with FIPPA and this policy. However, once information is in the hands of other organizations, it is beyond the Library’s control and the Library cannot be accountable for the use, or further disclosure, of that information.