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RB Digital Magazines now available

RB digital banner image promotes online magazine service

CBRL is pleased to now offer access to RB Digital Magazines.

RBdigital features full-color, digital magazines for instant desktop reading, mobile streaming, and mobile-app download. With this service, you can add new and back issues to personal reading libraries with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits to the number of magazines checked out and downloaded. And with personal notifications for favorite magazines, you’ll never miss an issue.

Borrow magazines through the RB digital App  by downloading the App from the App Store (iOS)  or Google Play (Android) store.  Or read magazines from your computer by going to the website:

Ready to read some magazines?  Go to the RB Digital Website now to get started.


Need more help?

To use RB Digital you will need to setup a free RB Digital Account.

For full  instructions on setting up an RB Digital account please visit this site.

Technical Support is available through the RB Digital Help Page 

or E-mail the Library if you are having trouble logging-in.

RB Digital magazines

More about RB Digital

There are nearly 4,000 magazines such as Newsweek, Us Weekly, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, Mother Earth News, Rolling Stone, National Geographic, and more!

Instant Access: You can check out magazines and read them instantly on computers (both PC and Mac) or access the content on portable devices such as a smart phone or tablet.(Viewing options, including the ability to download or view content while online, may differ based on the device or magazine publisher.)

No Limits: You can checkout as many issues you as want and keep them in your account until you are finished reading them.   Magazine checkouts do not expire.

Current Issues: New issues are released simultaneously with print editions, and many are available for immediate viewing before print editions arrive at the library.

Always-Available Backlist:  You can always go back and read back issues if you missed them.

Easy Browsing:  You can browse the complete collection of magazines,  search for favorite magazines by title, or use the convenient category feature to find new magazines.