Yavapai County Libraries’ Digital Magazines Multiply

PRESCOTT, AZ, October 9, 2017 – The Yavapai County Free Library District is pleased to announce the purchase of an additional 56 digital magazine subscriptions for Yavapai County residents, available through the Yavapai Library Network catalog, bringing the total of accessible magazines to 267. New offerings include such diverse titles as Conde Nast Traveler, Mountain Bike Rider, Deer & Deer Hunting, Earth Island Journal, Cloth Paper Scissors, Longevity, American Girl, and Parent magazines. 

The digital magazines are accessible through RBdigital Magazines (formerly Zinio for Libraries), which provides full-color digital magazines that users can browse, check out and read on their desktop, eReaders, iPads or Kindles, or via Android or iOS mobile apps. Digital magazines are always available, require no holds or checkout periods, and have no limits on number of issues per user. Plus, readers can keep the magazines as long as they wish.

“We are happy to provide such a large assortment of digital magazines to all Yavapai County library users, and are excited to add these additional 56 magazines to the collection,” said Yavapai Free Library District Director and County Librarian Corey Christians. “Libraries are the hubs of our communities, and this purchase only furthers our goal of providing the highest quality materials and service to county residents via Yavapai Library Network libraries.”

The Yavapai Library Network is a consortium of 43 public, academic, K-12, and museum libraries spread across Yavapai County, Arizona. Member libraries share a collection of over 1.2 million items, including digital magazines, books, e-books, DVDs, CDs, and more. All library card holders in the county, whether school, public, or academic, have free access to the new magazines with their library card. 

Mobile users can download the RBDigital app through Apple’s App Store or Android’s Play Store. For more information or instructions on how to access digital magazines or any other library materials, or for details on acquiring a library card, contact your local library. Library catalogs can be found at http://catalog.yln.info