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RBdigital - digital magazines through your library's website

The RBdigital platform will not be available after March 2021. Access to our digital magazines will be available through OverDrive and the Libby app.

RBdigital provides full colour, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. You have access to dozens of popular and specialty magazines to view on your computer, smartphone or tablet.

Good to Know

  • Unlimited checkouts.
  • No due dates, holds or fines. You can keep issues in your archive for as long you would like.
  • Digital copies are released simultaneously with print editions.

Getting Started

  1. Go to the RBdigital log in page. If you are offsite enter your Library Card number and PIN.
  2. You will need to create an RBdigital account to check out magazines.
  3. Click on Create New Account in the top right hand corner.
  4. You will need an email and to create a password with at least 7 characters including letters and numbers.
  5. You can search the magazines by title or browse by genre.
  6. When you see what you wish to borrow, click on the cover and select Checkout.
  7. Click on Start Reading to read the magazine in your web browser, or click Keep Browsing to find more magazines.
  8. You will notice that the back issues are also available.

Download the App

Download the RBdigital app for iOS 9.0 or later, Android 4.4 and up.

Follow the prompts and select Canada, Ontario and search for London Public Library.

Enter your library card number and create an account using a username, email address and password.

The app allows you to browse and checkout RBdigital magazines and download them to view offline. It will show all items you have checked out on your account, including any borrowed through the website.

Some magazines are available to be automatically checked out to you when the new issue arrives.

Downloaded magazines take up space on your device, so you may wish to delete issues you no longer need.

Need Help?

For more help, please visit the RBdigital help page.

Privacy and Terms of Use

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