The mission of the Butte County Library is to provide all individuals, regardless of age, ethnic background, educational or economic level, with free access to ideas, information, and technology.

Read current magazines on your computer, tablet or phone. Check one out today at Zinio for Libraries.

Butte County Library has partnered with Zinio, the world's largest newsstand to offer full color, interactive digital magazines. Browse Butte County Library's collection of popular magazine titles with no holds, no checkout periods and no time limit on the number of magazines you can download!

  • Current issues - New issues are released at the same time as the print edition and ready for immediate download.
  • Easy browsing - Browse the library collection of magazine titles one at a time, search for your favorite magazine by title, or use the convenient category feature to discover a new magazine that matches your interests.
  • Manage your collection - Using the personal account you will create, you will have the opportunity to checkout the magazines you choose and read them instantly on your computer (both PC and Mac) or access the content on a portable media device.
  • No limits - Check out as many issues as you want and keep them in your account as long as you wish.

Get started with Zinio for libraries

Butte County Library patrons will need to create a total of TWO (2) accounts; a Library Collection account to check out magazines; and a Reader account to read checked out magazines via streaming online with computers and/or downloaded offline via mobile apps. To create these two accounts you will need your Butte County Library card number and a valid email address.

Zinio apps are available for the following devices:
iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire, Android and Blackberry Playbook.

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