Magazines & Newspapers

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Come in to any branch and relax with a newspaper or find a magazine to borrow and take home. View our online catalogue to see what magazines you can borrow from our print collection. The magazine loan period is 3 weeks.

Read Magazines Online

Digital magazines are instantly available for BPL members—no waiting ever. Select from thousands of popular titles that you can stream or download—there's no limit to how many you can borrow at the same time. Read current and back issues of your favourite magazines through OverDrive, and newspapers and magazines from around the world on PressReader digital resource.

Currently, OverDrive has two different apps that access their digital collections of eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines: OverDrive app and Libby app. IMPORTANT! The OverDrive app will be discontinued in early 2023. You will still be able to read digital magazines in our OverDrive collection through the Libby app or on your desktop computer.

  • Borrow & Download to read offline through OverDrive's Libby app. We recommend this option for the best magazine borrowing and reading experience. Please visit your device app store to install the Libby app.
  • Borrow & Stream on your desktop/laptop computer or through OverDrive's 'OverDrive' app
    • OverDrive app users: You must sign into your OverDrive account to stream magazines. Borrowed magazines do not appear in your bookshelf.

Loan period:

  • 21 days, unless you choose to borrow for 7 or 14 days
  • Digital magazines will no longer stay on your device indefinitely.

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