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    Zinio, the world's largest newsstand, offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Browse from our collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download.

  • Getting Started

    1. Go to Santa Monica Public Library's Zinio collection site. Browse the collection and click on a magazine to check out (library card required).

    2. If you haven’t already created an account, click CREATE AN ACCOUNT. Enter the required information and click SUBMIT.

    3. Once your library collection account is validated, click CONFIRM CHECK OUT.

    4. Your magazine is now checked out and available to read with PC/Mac and mobile devices.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    • Which magazines are available?
    • List of magazines by genre (PDF)

    • How many magazines can I borrow?
    • There is no limit on the number of magazines you can check out.

    • Do I have to return the magazines?
    • No. You can keep them as long as you like or delete them from your account when you're done with them.

    • Why is Zinio asking me to pay for a magazine?
    • If you try to select new magazines on the Zinio.com site or within the Zinio commercial app, you'll be prompted to pay. (The Zinio for Libraries app does not offer subscriptions for sale.) Go to the Santa Monica Public Library Zinio collection site to check out magazines.

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