Set up a Zinio Account

You will need:

• A computer or a mobile device with the Zinio app installed
• A Clark Public Library barcode number from the front of your library card
• An email address
• A Zinio account (You will be prompted to create one if you don't already have one.)

First Time Users - Create an Account:

• Connect to the library's Zinio account using your browser, NOT the app.
• Leave the email/password areas blank
• Click the Create Account button
• Enter your barcode number, click Validate
• Enter your email address/password/name (first name is fine), click Create Account
• Check your email account for an email from RB Digital Portal
• Click on the link to activate your account
• Go back to the Zinio page, click Return to Login
• Type your email address and password

Select a Magazine:

• Connect to the library's Zinio account using your browser, NOT the app
• Log in with your email address and password
• Click on a magazine to place it in your Zinio account
• A new window will open asking you to create a Zinio account
• The email address from the library account you created will appear in the email box. Type a password and click Continue to create your Zinio account. If you already have an account, click "sign in here" and sign in to your account.
• The magazine you selected will be in your Zinio account. Click on it to start reading.
• It is VERY IMPORTANT that the email address used to create your library account matches the email address used to create your Zinio account. If the email addresses do not match, the magazine will not be added to your Zinio account. The passwords don't have to be the same, but the email addresses must be the same.

Select More than One Magazine:

• Follow the instructions above to place a magazine in your Zinio account
• Click on the tab "Return to Library Collection"
• Click on another magazine
• The window with your Zinio account will open with the new magazine included
• Continue to click "Return to Library Collection" as often as you like to select a magazine
• Go to your Zinio account to read them

Read Magazines Offline:

• You must be online to select magazines and download them
• Follow the instructions above to place a magazine in your Zinio account
• Open the Zinio app on your mobile device or your PC or Mac and select a magazine to download
• When the download is complete you can read that magazine offline
• Only magazines that have been downloaded through the app can be read offline