e-Magazines and e-Newspapers

Library members have free access 24/7 to a wide range of eMagazines available to read on your computer, eReader or mobile device.


RBdigital has a collection of magazine titles available online for members to download free to their computer or portable device. Access the RBdigital website by clicking on the red eMagazines icon below.

How do I create an account?

To access RBdigital (was known as Zinio) you will need to create an account using your library card number and an email address.  Select the create new account button, enter your library card number, select next and create the account using your name, email address and a password. Once logged in, click on a magazine title, click on check out and click start reading.

For help or to access FAQ's, please click here.

Please note: RBDigital eMagazines will no longer be available to users as of 30 June 2020.


PressReader gives you access to more than 7,000 magazines and newspapers of which over 470 are Australian, with many regional newspapers including the Whitsunday Times.

To set up PressReader click on the logo below or download the free app:

  1. Click on Sign In located in the top right hand corner
  2. Click on the blue Libraries & Groups button
  3. Search Whitsunday Regional Council and click on Library – Whitsunday Regional Council
  4. Enter your Library membership number and your PIN
  5. Click on the green sign in button

For more information on how to navigate PressReader go to the menu button in the top left hand of your screen and click on Help Center.

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