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Idea Store Online Magazine Service

View full digital copies of your favourite magazines with Idea Store and RBDigital Magazines 

You see the exact same material you get in print‚ plus some issues include features like video, audio and live links. As the magazine issues are not loaned out, they are always available at any time. Read online or download issues to your computer or mobile device. 
You must have a current Idea Store library card to use this service.

You can:
• Print: some magazines allow printing of a single or multiple pages.
• View: single or double pages; slide or flip to next page.
• Share: send to email, Facebook and more.
• Search: text of magazine including adverts.
• Size: set default viewing size

How many magazine titles are available?
Idea Store subscribes to over 200 exciting magazine titles, for a range of interests.
A selection of popular magazines from around the world are also available with the Idea Store Online Newspaper Service.


Zinio for Libraries has merged with RBdigital. To access your magazine collection, please download the new RBdigital app. Note: Your username and password will remain the same. 


What do I need to access the online magazine service?

• Online magazines from Idea Store require the creation of an account on the Idea Store Magazine site.
• An Idea Store library card number.
• A computer or a mobile device with the RBDigital app installed.
• An email address. 
Please note: eBook Readers without a browser are not compatible.

Getting Started

  • Create an account at the Idea Store Magazine site 
  • You'll need to put in your card number, an email address and create a password
  • You will then be able to login with your username (email address) and password to select, download and read your magazines.

RBDigital Apps

If you have a smartphone or tablet, the most convenient way to enjoy your magazines is using the RBDigital App, available for iphone/ipad, Android and Kindle fire.

apple app store google play store

kindle fire store

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