Library members can download eMagazines for free.  The first time you use this service you are required to register with your library card number.

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You can choose from over 20 popular magazine titles.  List of titles include: Good Housekeeping UK, Cosmopolitan UK, Kitchen Garden, BBC Good Food, Digital Photographer, Health and Fitness, 25 Beautiful Homes and more ...

There are no loan period or overdue fees, so magazines can be read at your leisure!  Once you have downloaded the magazine you can keep it for as long as you wish.  Also you can choose to be notified by email when new issues of your favourite magazine are available to be downloaded.

Start downloading eMagazines

You can use your smartphone, tablet or PC to read a magazine.  Select 'RBdigital' from the Apple App store or Google Play store to download the RBdigital app to your device. If you use the RBdigital app magazines can also be read offline once they have been downloaded to your device.  Note to Parent and Carers - There is unrestricted access to the magazine catalogue and downloading of titles. Please be aware of this when allowing your children to use the service. Parents and carers remain responsible for what they allow their children to download.

Using eMagazines for the first time

You must use the 14 digit library number on your library card to register for the service. Users who have joined online, and received a temporary ID will receive their library card and permanent ID in the post within 2-3 working days. If you need your permanent ID number sooner, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Need help?

If you need help please check out the frequently asked questions section.