Delivering the news and magazines to you, wherever you are!

Free downloads for kids, young adults and adults

Download, or read online, eMagazines and eNewspapers for free from your computer, smartphone or tablet with over 3,000 UK and worldwide titles available.

We have two services, Libby from OverDrive for eMagazines and PressReader for eNewspapers and eMagazines. These two services offer an amazing choice of titles.

To use these free online services you need to be a member.

Join online | Then use your Nottingham City Library card number and PIN/Password to register for each service

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eMagazines with Libby from OverDrive

Checkout and read an unlimited number of eMagazines. Titles are available to read for 21 days; after which they will automatically be returned. Get the app today, or use it in your web browser at


First time set up

Download the Libby app or go to Select Yes to the question ‘Do you have a library card?’, tap ‘I’ll search for a library’, type in Nottingham and choose Nottingham City Libraries. Enter your Library card number and PIN/Password on the next screen. Click on Sign-in, then Next – you are now all set to enjoy over 3,000 eMagazines.

Technical help – Visit the OverDrive help pages here for answers to technical problems, including a list of compatible devicesFor help with the Libby App visit the Libby Help website here.

OverDrive and Libby FAQs and help

Thousands of newspapers and magazines. In one app

eNewspapers and eMagazines with PressReader

More free titles for you to enjoy online or download on various devices, at home, in the library and on the go. Free newspapers and magazines from your local area, UK nationals and 1,000s more from around the world.

Keep up to date with today’s edition or catch up with old news. You can choose to see the full image of the newspaper including pictures, a text view only, or be read to using the ‘listen’ feature.

This is a free service for Nottingham City Library members*. You will need your library card number and PIN/password to sign in and access PressReader. If you are not a member you can join online now.

*This is a free service to all Nottingham City Library members, however, if the app prompts you to pay, sign out and log back in with your library card number and PIN/password.

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eBooks on phones

Don’t have your own device?

Did you know you can use a Nottingham City Library HotSpot to access the PressReader?

Log onto a library computer or wifi, then go to the PressReader website.

  1. Select ‘Sign In’ & click the ‘Library or Group’ button.
  2. Search ‘Library – Nottingham City Council’ and select.
  3. Enter your library card number.

Check out the availability of  library computers here 

Go to PressReader website


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