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News and magazines


PressReader delivers over 2500 newspapers and magazines from over 100 countries in 60 languages, to your computer, mobile device or tablet.

The link below will automatically ask for your library card and PIN:

Go to PressReader

An alternative way to access the PressReader website is to use the Sign In link:

  1. Go to pressreader.com
  2. Click the Sign In link (top right) and select Library or Group
  3. Search "nelson" and select Nelson Public Libraries
  4. Enter your library card number and PIN

PressReader app

PressReader appThe PressReader app is a great way to view newspapers and magazines on your mobile device and tablet. Free access is available through our Wi-Fi and many other hotspots around the world.

For access outside hotspots, sign in with your library card and PIN.


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RBdigital app


Download and read eMagazines on your mobile device or computer with RBdigital. Over 50 titles, no checkout limits or return dates, and it's free!

Go to RBdigital

RBdigital app

RBdigital app To use the RBdigital app first create an account on the RBdigital website. You'll need your library card and PIN. Once you have an account you can sign in to the app and access our magazine collection.


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Join us for Device Advice where we assist with computers, devices, ebooks and more.


  • Tuesday — 10am (this time is changing to 2pm on April 30th)
  • Thursday  2pm


  • Wednesday  2pm
  • Friday — 11am