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Digital magazines, comics and newspapers

Get free access to thousands of magazines, comic books and newspapers on your PC, tablet or smartphone using PressReader or RBdigital.

With these services you can:

  • download titles to read offline using the apps, or read titles instantly online on the web
  • get enhanced digital replicas of your favourite newspapers, comics, and magazines that look just like the printed version, or you can read using a screen-friendly format
  • read past issues of titles

PressReader e-newspapers and e-magazines

PressReader offers access to:

  • over 7,000 e-newspapers and e-magazines from across the world in over 60 languages
  • over 100 UK and Irish newspapers include many of the UK daily newspapers such as The Guardian, Daily Mail and Telegraph, including weekend titles and supplements, and local newspapers
  • over 300 UK magazines covering everything from homes and gardens to sports and entertainment, even The Beano and The Week Junior for children

With PressReader you can:

  • download 20 titles a day to smartphone or tablet using the PressReader app or unlimited streaming on a computer using the PressReader website
  • access the last 3 months of publications

Titles hit PressReader as soon as they’re published, so you always have access to the freshest content.

You can print articles, listen to audio narration, and translate content from around the world in up to 18 languages.

Need some help?

For help using PressReader, please visit the PressReader help centre. You can also look at our own guide on using PressReader.

If you can’t find an answer to your query or you need help please use our enquiry form.

RBdigital comics

Visit RBdigital to access to comics and graphic novels. Includes Captain Marvel, Spiderman, The Avengers, X-Men and Disney titles for younger readers 

It is recommended that parents supervise their children’s reading. An easy way to check the suitability of comics is to go to 'Advanced Search' or click 'Filter' button when using a computer and select a rating.

There is no limit to the number of comics you can check out and you never have to worry about titles being unavailable and then being placed in a queue. Comics are checked out for 30 days and need to be returned or checked out again if you wish to keep them for longer.

Need some help?

For more information and frequently asked questions on RBdigital please look at the RBdigital help pages. You can also look at our own guide to using RBdigital.

If you can’t find an answer to your query or you need help please use our enquiry form.

More free online newspapers and magazines

Library members can also access in the library or at home these online resources:

  • European Newsstream - using a library public computer - full text access to over 430 archived, searchable European and UK national and regional newspapers, newswires and journals from the 1990s to the present day
  • European Newsstream - at home - full text access to over 430 archived, searchable European and UK national and regional newspapers, newswires and journals from the 1990s to the present day
  • Times Digital Archive 1785 to 1985 - fully searchable, with photos, cartoons, sports results, personal notices and adverts

Contact information

Bracknell Forest Libraries

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