Frequently Asked Questions about Downloadable Magazines
Where does Weatherford Public Library get its digital magazines?
The Weatherford Public Library (WPL) is a member of the North Texas Libraries on the Go RBdigital Consortium. This product was previously known as Zinio for Libraries.
What equipment and software do I need to access digital magazines?
You can access digital magazines directly through your web browser, or through apps for iOS, Android, ad Kindle Fire. In addition, you may also stream magazine content through RBdigital.com on PC, Mac, and mobile devices.
Why do I need to open two different accounts to use digital magazines?
The first account you need to open is a library account. This establishes that you are eligible for library services from the Weatherford Public Library. If you already have a library account, you can skip this step.
The second account you will need to open is an RBdigital.com account. You may sign up for this account at https://www.rbdigital.com/ntlog. This establishes that you have the right to access the library's digital magazine subscriptions.
Will I be able to use the computers at the library to download digital magazines?
Yes. You can use the public Internet workstations to access the digital magazine collection online.
How many digital magazine titles are available?
Eighty-two titles are available:
American Girl Magazine
American Patchwork & Quilting
Better Homes and Gardens
Car and Driver
Do It Yourself
ESPN The Magazine
Every Day with Rachael Ray
Food Network Magazine
Highlights for Children
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Martha Stewart Living
MOTHER EARTH NEWS
Muscle & Fitness
National Geographic Kids
National Geographic Traveler
New York Review of Books
O, The Oprah Magazine
Road & Track
Soap Opera Digest
Taste of Home
This Old House
TV Guide Magazine
How long will I have to view my digital magazines before they expire or have to be returned?
There is no checkout period (and no late fees) for digital magazines. Once you complete the checkout or download of an issue, you will have access to it on your account for as long as you want. If you download the digital magazine to your device, it will remain there until you delete it.
What is the checkout limit for digital magazines?
There is no checkout limit for digital magazines.
Can I print articles from magazines?
Yes. You will be able to print full magazine pages from RBdigital.com. If you use the library’s printers, standard printing fees will apply.
Are back issues of magazines available?
Back issues are available from October 1, 2014, the date that WPL joined the North Texas Libraries on the Go RBdigital Consortium.