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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 Kindle Fire
  • 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
  • Titles include Us Weekly, The Economist, National Geographic, Newsweek, Cosmopolitan, Men’s Health, and more
  • Offline viewing available via the Zinio app for PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire and Blackberry Playbook
  • 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 or desktop computer.
  • To view your magazines on a smartphone or tablet, download the Zinio app. A new Zinio for Libraries app is available for iPad and Android tablets only.
  • 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.