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Grand Island Public Library

Popular Magazines Now Available for Download through GI Library


(Grand Island, NE) - The Grand Island Public Library is pleased to announce that over 3,000 popular
magazines are now available to download and read on any device 24/7. Grand
Island Public Library users with a library card can read digital magazines alongside
ebooks and audiobooks on Libby, the award-winning one-tap reading app from
OverDrive, or by visiting www.gilibrary.org. There are so many magazines for all ages,
different languages and other popular publications supplied by ZINIO (previously
available through the RBdigital app).
Celine Swan, library director said, “She was overwhelmed with joy that there are so
many, many different magazines available and easy to read with the Libby app!” Some
that caught her eye were Old House Journal, Rasberry Pi for Kids, Photoshop
Elements, 3D Make and Print, Start Your Own Business, and oh so many more.
Digital magazines have no wait lists or holds, do not count towards checkout limits and
provide readers the option to renew their selections. Grand Island Public Library patrons
can also download magazines to Libby for offline use. Readers can browse lists of
magazines within the app and search by format to find available titles.
Named one of PCMag’s Best Free Software of 2019 and one of Popular Mechanics’
20 Best Apps of the Decade, Libby seamlessly connects first-time users and
experienced readers with the popular digital collections of libraries. These tailored
collections offer ebooks, audiobooks and magazines including bestsellers and new
releases in a variety of topics. Readers of all ages can select from virtually every
subject ranging from mystery, romance, children’s, business and more.