Downloadable Magazines

Frequently Asked Questions about Downloadable Magazines

Where does Weatherford Public Library get its digital magazines?
The Weatherford Public Library (WPL) is a member of the North Texas Libraries on the Go RBdigital Consortium. This product was previously known as Zinio for Libraries.

What equipment and software do I need to access digital magazines?
You can access digital magazines directly through your web browser, or through apps for iOS, Android, ad Kindle Fire. In addition, you may also stream magazine content through on PC, Mac, and mobile devices.

Why do I need to open two different accounts to use digital magazines?
The first account you need to open is a library account. This establishes that you are eligible for library services from the Weatherford Public Library. If you already have a library account, you can skip this step.

The second account you will need to open is an account. You may sign up for this account at This establishes that you have the right to access the library's digital magazine subscriptions.

Will I be able to use the computers at the library to download digital magazines?
Yes. You can use the public Internet workstations to access the digital magazine collection online.

How many digital magazine titles are available?
Eighty-two titles are available:

American Girl Magazine
American Patchwork & Quilting
Apple Magazine
Better Homes and Gardens
Bon Appétit
Car and Driver
Clean Eating
Cook's Illustrated
Country Living
Diabetic Living
Do It Yourself
Dogs Life
Eating Well
The Economist
Elle Décor
ESPN The Magazine
Every Day with Rachael Ray
Family Circle
Family Handyman
Food Network Magazine
Good Housekeeping
HGTV Magazine
Highlights for Children
House Beautiful
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Marie Claire
Martha Stewart Living
Men's Health
Motor Trend
Muscle & Fitness
National Geographic
National Geographic Kids
National Geographic Traveler
New Scientist
New York Review of Books
O, The Oprah Magazine
OK! Magazine
PC Gamer
Popular Mechanics
Popular Science
Popular Woodworking
Reader's Digest
Road & Track
Rolling Stone
Runner's World
Smithsonian Magazine
Soap Opera Digest
Southern Lady
Star Magazine
Taste of Home
Texas Monthly
This Old House
TV Guide Magazine
US Weekly
Vanity Fair
Weight Watchers
Woman's Day
Women's Health
Yoga Journal 

How long will I have to view my digital magazines before they expire or have to be returned?
There is no checkout period (and no late fees) for digital magazines. Once you complete the checkout or download of an issue, you will have access to it on your account for as long as you want. If you download the digital magazine to your device, it will remain there until you delete it.

What is the checkout limit for digital magazines?
There is no checkout limit for digital magazines.

Can I print articles from magazines?
Yes. You will be able to print full magazine pages from If you use the library’s printers, standard printing fees will apply.

Are back issues of magazines available?
Back issues are available from October 1, 2014, the date that WPL joined the North Texas Libraries on the Go RBdigital Consortium.