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PressReader - pressreader app on a laptop, tablet, and smartphone

PressReader gives you same day access to newspapers and magazines from around the world in full colour, full page format and available in over 60 languages. With PressReader you can hold an enhanced digital replica of your favourite publication and read it cover to cover.

Good to Know

  • PressReader has publications from over 120 countries and in over 60 languages.
  • You can translate the interface into 12 different languages.
  • Individual articles and issues can also be translated into other languages.
  • You can search for publications as well as do an advanced search to research a topic.
  • You can alternate between Page View and Text View.
  • Please note that you can enjoy reading the Globe and Mail while at the Library but it is unavailable when you are off site.

Getting Started

  • Go to the PressReader.com.
  • Click on the Sign in button on the upper right side of your screen.
  • Click on Library or Group and search for London Public Library.
  • Enter your Library Card number and PIN and click Sign in.
  • The PressReader Hotspot will appear where you can now select which publication you want to read.
  • You will have to repeat this process every 30 days.

Create a PressReader Account

A PressReader account is not required to read online using your computer or device’s browser. It is only required if you want to print, use the app from home or personalize your settings. It requires you to enter an email address, name, and password. Please note that the name is publicly displayed should you choose to post comments.

To create an account:

  • Using a web browser, go to PressReader and enter your Library Card number and PIN.
  • Close the PressReader HotSpot pop-up message.
  • Select the Sign In link near the upper right corner of the page. Click on New User? Sign up now.
  • Enter your email, password, and name.
  • Read the PressReader Terms of Use and Privacy Policy then click Done.

Download the App

You can access PressReader on iOS 13.0 or later, Android 5.0 and up, and Windows 10.

To use the app from home, you will need to follow these instructions:

  • Download and open the app.
  • Look for the Sign in icon at the bottom.
  • Select to sign in through your library.
  • Search for London Public Library.
  • Enter your Library Card number and PIN.
  • PressReader will then prompt you to create an account with your name, email and a password.
  • You will have 30 days of access to PressReader prior to having to sign in again.

Privacy and Terms of Use

PressReader is a commercial service whose policies concerning privacy and user information differ from that of the London Public Library. For more information, please read PressReader’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.