Where do I find Zinio?

There are different ways that you can access Zinio:

  • Visit our website and select our eBranch page, then click on Newsstand.
  • Download and install the free Zinio for Libraries app on your smartphone or tablet.
  • You can also access your Zinio app from the new MPL Digital Library app!

How do I use Zinio?

  1. Create an RBdigital account at this website: https://www.rbdigital.com/hidalgocountytx/service/zinio.
  2. Click on “Create New Account.” Enter your library card number, name, e-mail address, and create a password.
  3. Download the “Zinio for Libraries” app on your tablet or smartphone.
  4. Log in to the app with the same e-mail and password that you just used to create your account.
  5. Click on "Checkout magazines" at the bottom of the app.
  6. This will open a different app- the internet browser- with our full collection of magazines.
  7. Click on a magazine you want, then click on Check Out.
  8. Go back to the Zinio for Libraries app, and swipe down to refresh it.
  9. The magazine will be there, and you can start reading!
  10. You can download and unlimited number of magazines, and they do not expire.
  11. After a magazine is downloaded into the Zinio for Libraries app, you can read it even while offline!