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Free eNewspapers and eMagazines service

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With PressReader you can read 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.

To help you get started we’ve explained how to use the service in different ways and on different devices, click on each heading for the full text and links.

You will need your library card number and PIN/password if you are not a member you can join online

PressReader on a smartphone, tablet or iPad


You can browse online and download titles free of charge at any time from any location using the free app.

Once a title has been downloaded to the app it is available to read offline until it is deleted.

  • Open the PressReader app and select 'sign in' from the main menu.

  • Select the library and group card icon from the 'sign in with' options; click the 'select Library' list, enter ‘Nottingham City’ in the search box and select ‘Nottingham City Library’ from the results list.

  • Enter your library card number and PIN and select 'sign in'.

    If you’ve lost or forgotten your library details there is help on our library catalogue website page or contact any library

Install the free PressReader app for Apple iOS 

Install the free PressReader app for Android    

Install the free PressReader app for Kindle Fire

 

You will stay logged in to the app for at least 30 days, you may be prompted to log in again using your library card number and PIN. Important: If asked to pay at any point do not. Just sign out and back in again.

You can personalise your PressReader account to create collections and keep track of your favourite titles. Wherever you are on different devices you can then log in to get your personalised version.

PressReader on any PC or Mac

 

  • On the PressReader website select 'Sign In' and click the ‘Library and Group’ button.

  • Enter 'Nottingham City' in the search box, then click on Nottingham City Libraries as your library service.

  • Enter your library card number and PIN to log in.

If you’ve lost or forgotten your library details there is help on our library catalogue website page or contact any library

Go to the PressReader website

Once logged in you can personalise your account and read publications online for free in your web browser. Please note it is not possible to download titles from the PressReader website to read offline.

 

PressReader in a library using the HotSpot

Using Nottingham City Library HotSpot:

 

On a public computer:

  • Log on to one of our Nottingham City Library Public Computers and go to the PressReader website.
  • Select 'Sign In' and click the ‘Library and Group’ button.
  • Enter 'Nottingham City' in the search box, then click on Nottingham City Libraries as your library service.
  • Enter your library card number and you can use the HotSpot for instant access. If you’ve lost or forgotten your library details please ask staff.

Or if you have already signed on in the past and personalised your account on another device just sign in as normal.

 

On your own device whilst in a library

You can access the PressReader app in any Nottingham City Library on your own device using the GovWiFi (ask staff in the library if you need help registering for GovWiFi) or your data.

Follow the instructions in the relevant section about how to get PressReader on the type of device you are using and you will have automatic free access to the PressReader app when you open it in one of our HotSpot locations.

You can still use RBDigital for eMagazines nothing has changed with the service. You may also be interested in eBooks and eAudio on BorrowBox and eAudio on Ulverscroft too.

 

If you are having difficulty with PressReader you will find helpful advice and FAQs on their website.

Visit the PressReader Help Centre 

or contact us at the library with Live Chat or by email enquiryline@nottinghamcity.gov.uk and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.