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Richmond Public Library

Online access to thousands of newspapers and magazines from around the world.

On this page:

Read Magazines and Newspapers Now!
  • What is PressReader?
  • How do I access PressReader
  • Finding a newspaper or magazine

What is PressReader?

PressReader offers a selection of over 6,000 newspapers and magazines, from 120 countries in 60 languages, on your computer or mobile device. Publications include popular Canadian newspapers The Vancouver Sun, The Province, The Globe and Mail and the National Post.

Titles are full-colour replicas of the print versions, many including features such as translation services, audio and more.

PressReader is free-use for RPL cardholders.

How do I access PressReader?

Computer / Laptop:

  1. Visit or click READ NOW at
  2. Close the PressReader HotSpot pop up, then click "Sign In"
  3. Select "Library Card " (orange bar), then select Richmond Public Library from drop down list, or search keyword "Richmond "
  4. Enter your library card credentials

For detailed instructions using a computer or laptop, click here

Mobile Device:

Download the latest PressReader App from your device store.

  1. Open the PressReader app. Tap Accounts (or the silhouette icon, depending on the device you are using.)
  2. Tap Sign In.
  3. Tap the Library Card icon (orange square). (For free-use, do not select Google, Facebook or other options.)
  4. Select Richmond Public Library from drop down list, or search keyword "Richmond"
  5. Enter your library card information. Tap Sign In

Please note: Your authentication for PressReader lasts 72 hours. Sign out, then re-sign in to continue accessing free content. Using the App in the Library? No sign-in is required.

For detailed instructions using the app, click here

How can I search for newspapers or magazines in PressReader?

Computer / Laptop:

  1. Click the three-bar "hamburger" menu in the top left corner to go to the main navigation menu.
  2. Click "Publications" to select titles by Countries, Languages, Categories, or Publication Types, or use the keyword search in the top right of the screen.

Mobile Device:

  1. Click or tap "Publications"
  2. Choose from Countries, Categories, Languages or Types to select a title, or search by keyword

For detailed instructions on searching for titles on your computer or app, click here