Digital Magazines Available at DPL!

Zinio digital Magazines

Zinio for libraries offers full digital copies of your favorite magazines to view on your computer or mobile device. We have subscriptions to over 200 popular and specialty magazines. Your DPL library card will give you unlimited access to this entire collection. Best of all, titles do not have to be returned and do not expire.

Quick start guide for first time users:

Please note you must create two accounts, a DPL Library Zinio account to browse the Library collection, and a Reader account to view the magazines on your computer or mobile device:

  1. Go to the Denver Public Library Zinio page (
  2. Click on the magazine(s) you would like to check out.
  3. First time users select "Create Account." Enter your library card number then click “Validate.”
  4. Create a DPL Library Zinio account with an email address and a password.
  5. Once you have checked out your magazine(s) you will then be asked to create a free Reader account to view your magazines. Tip: you must use the same email address for both accounts.
  6. Your magazines will now be in "My Library" in your DPL Library Zinio account and can be downloaded to your computer or mobile device.
  7. To add more magazines to your Library account return to

View the complete user guide.

Zinio Apps are available for the following devices: PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire and Blackberry Playbook.

Step-by-step instructions for Zinio on Desktop & Laptop Computers (PDF)
Step-by-step instructions for Zinio on Tablets and Smartphones (PDF)


Thanks this is awesome!!!!!

Wow! Superb new service. Thanks DPL.

I don't think I'll ever go back to print magazines! I love that you can jump right to the article you want to read without flipping through page after page of ads. More fun on a tablet, but I've been reading them on my computer as well.

There are a few extra steps the first time, but your local librarian is there to help you get set-up and ready to read!

1. Is there any way to “subscribe” to get every issue of a magazine? What I’ve been doing is checking the mags several times a week and putting any new eds in my reader. Is there a way to be notified of new issues or getting them into your reader automatically?
2. Is there any way to see back issues (even just a few months back)?


Zinio doesn't send email alerts when a new issue is available. They recommend that you check the library site often.
The library does not have access to back issues at this time.

But on my Android I get news that the new one is in.

Although there are a lot of steps, it only takes a few minutes, and if you follow the steps properly there should be no problems. Now I have several mags downloaded that I can read offline anytime I want. I am VERY HAPPY that the DPL is offering this, and continuing to look for ways to provide content to its customers. Thank you guys!

Any chance People Magazine will be added to the list of magazines to be viewed? It is the one I recently dropped my subscription to and would like to continue to read. I imagine that it won't be and I'll just have to check out the hard copies which is still better than paying for it!

People magazine is not available for library Zinio subscription at this time. Magazine publishers are making some titles available for library subscription and keeping some direct-to-consumer only. We will keep an eye out for it though - I know it would be popular!

Once our accounts are setup, can we login & read magazines using the computers at the library or will this only work on our personal devices?

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