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The services below require a Schaumburg Township District Library card.

Flipster Digital Magazines

  • Titles include People, Time, InStyle, and more
  • Access Flipster online using a computer or mobile device
  • Offline viewing available via the Flipster app for iPad, Android tablets and phones, and Kindle Fire; iPhone app coming soon
  • Click the Flipster Digital Magazines link to get started, then enter your STDL library card number.
  • Browse available magazines or search for a title by name.
  • Click on a magazine to start reading in your browser.
  • On a mobile device, access the magazine in your browser, then open the menu in the upper-left corner of the page and tap “Open in App.” The magazine will download and be available for offline viewing.

Zinio Digital Magazines

  • Detailed Instructions and FAQ
  • Titles include Us Weekly, The Economist, National Geographic, Newsweek, Cosmopolitan, Men’s Health, and more
  • Offline viewing available via the Zinio for Libraries app for iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire HD/HDX. For PCMac, and Blackberry Playbook, use the commercial Zinio app.
  • Click the Zinio link to get started.
  • Browse magazines or search for a title by name. Once you’ve found an issue you would like to read, click the “Checkout” button.
  • New users – click ‘Create Account’ and enter your information.
    Returning users – Enter your email address and Zinio password and click ‘Log In’.
  • Click “Start Reading” to view your magazine on a laptop, desktop, or mobile device.
  • To download magazines for offline viewing on a smartphone or tablet, download the Zinio for Libraries app, available for most mobile devices, including Android, iPad/iPhone, and Kindle Fire HD/HDX.
  • If you have a different smartphone or tablet, use the commercial Zinio app – you will need to create a free Zinio account or log in if you have an existing Zinio account. Note: please use the same email address you used to create your library Zinio account.
  • To check out additional magazines, return to the Library website and select issues from our collection.