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E-read all about it!

Press release   •   Jul 18, 2016 11:50 BST

Don’t want to weigh down your holiday suitcase with books? Then take a selection of free digital magazines with you!

Bury Library users are invited to try Zinio, a new free service which allows members to read full digital versions of their favourite magazines on their computer, smartphone or tablet.

More than 100 different magazines are available, covering everything from food and travel to music and art.

The comprehensive range of titles includes:

* BBC Top Gear

* Cosmopolitan

* FourFourTwo

* GT (Gay Times)

* Hello!

* Ideal Home

* Lonely Planet Traveller

* You and Your Wedding

Users can check out an unlimited number of magazines, and keep them for as long as they want.

To sign up, you will need to visit the Zinio website and create an account by entering your library card number. You will then be able to browse the selection available and check out your chosen publications to read in your browser or on a range of mobile devices.

The Zinio service is available across the following councils: Manchester, Bury, Bolton, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside and Trafford, plus Blackburn with Darwen.

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Press release issued: 18 July 2016.