Zinio for Libraries E-Magazines


Zinio features full-color e-magazines for instant desktop reading, mobile streaming, and mobile-app download. Patrons are able to select both new and back issues from 50 different magazine titles.

  • Create a Zinio account using your Bloomfield library card.
  • There are no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits to the number of magazines checked out and downloaded.
  • Visit the Zinio Help Page for assistance with various mobile devices.



OverDrive offers free downloadable e-magazines in addition to e-books, audio books, and movies. You will need your Bloomfield library card to log into OverDrive. You can check out up to 3 e-magazines at a time (which is separate from the 4 item limit on e-books, audio books, and movies).

e-Magazines at research IT CT

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Provides access to a variety of online magazine content formatted as text articles, including The New Yorker, Consumer Reports, Newsweek, People, Sports Illustrated, Time, Wired, and more!

Need Help?

Contact the library at 860-243-9721 to schedule an appointment for assistance downloading library materials, or for a demonstration of any of the services below. For best results, we strongly encourage you to familiarize yourself with the instructions on this page before you contact the library for assistance.

Other Downloadable Media

The Bloomfield Libraries offer a variety of downloadable media that you can access on your computer or mobile device (compatibility varies by service).