Books & Magazines

Welcome to Reader's Corner

Are you looking for a good book to read? Here are some resources to help you with your selection.

Books & Authors is a database available to CLEVNET member libraries.  It offers ways to discover new books and authors. You can search by your favorite genre (mystery, romance, and more) or author. You can also find out what’s new and what’s coming soon. Review recommended books picked by librarians and write your own reviews and assign ratings. (When you get to the Research Databases page you will need to scroll down and then click on the link to Books & Authors.  At that point you will be prompted to enter your library card number to access the data

Zinio Digital Newsstand Platform

Zinio Digital Newsstand Platform offers you full digital copies of some of your favorite magazines for free. You can download and view these titles on your computer or mobile device. With your email address and Lorain Public Library System library card, you will have access to almost 100 digital magazines. To create a Zinio account, click here.

Creating Your Zinio Account

  1. Click on the "create account" button
  2. Enter your library card number and email address
  3. Enter and confirm your password
  4. You will receive a confirmation notice in your email inbox
  5. Click on the link to confirm your subscription

Logging Into Your Account

You'll log in to the library's Zinio page each time you want to check out a new magazine.

  1. Enter your email and password
  2. You will be directed to the magazines available for download
  3. Click on the cover of the magazine and transfer the issue to your library

At this point, you will be asked to create a Zinio.com account to read and manage your magazine subscriptions. You need to use the same email address and password that you used to create your library Zinio account above.

  1. Enter your name, email and password when registering
  2. Click on “My Library” to view the magazines you’ve subscribed to via the library Zinio page

Zinio User Guide - Step-by-Step Instructions

Click Here To Log In To Your Zinio Account