Wolverhampton Library users get big boost in choice of digital magazines

Wolverhampton Library

Wolverhampton Library Service has signed up for PressReader, an online resource that allows patrons to use their library card to access digital versions of over 7,000 newspaper and magazine titles in over 60 languages, which they can be found in their local library or elsewhere.

It features major national newspapers and magazines covering a wide range of topics such as sports, fashion, travel, games, animals and music.

Some of the most popular titles with library members include newspapers such as the Daily Mail, Daily Mirror, Guardian and Daily Telegraph, as well as magazines such as BBC Good Food, Computer Active, Men’s Health, Woman’s Own and Women’s Health. Crafting titles such as Simply Knitting, Love Embroidery and Simply Crochet are also popular.

Councilor Jasbir Jaspal, Cabinet Member of Wolverhampton City Council for Public Health and Wellbeing, said: “We are delighted to be able to offer library members free access to PressReader, and dozens already of them take advantage of this new service.

“It’s simple to use and you can read your favorite titles on your computer or mobile device using the free PressReader app.

“So if you’re already a member, please check out the wide range of titles available to you through PressReader – there’s bound to be something of interest. And if you’re not a library member, please join for free today. today so you don’t miss a thing.”

For more information about PressReader and to register, visit pressreader.com

You can also download the PressReader app from Apple or Play Store. Go to “Login” and select “Library or group”, search for “Wolverhampton” and then, when prompted, enter your library card number.

Amanda P. Whitten