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PressReader gives you access to over 7,000 newspapers from 120 countries in 60 languages, it provides instant access via your tablet, phone, laptop or PC. Plus there is an ever growing range of magazines available.

There are great additional functions available too - right click on the page to zoom in on the article, e-mail, print and listen to it. Or have the whole paper read to you. Want to read a paper/magazine from another country but don't speak the language? No problem just use the Translate option.

PressReader Account and App

Create an account and then download the app so you can download newspapers and magazines and read them offline, plus set up your favourite publications, regulars searches and more.
Follow the instructions below on how to create an account and download:

  • Log in with your library card number and PIN
  • Click on PressReader to go to the site
  • Click 'Sign In' in the top right hand side of the screen
  • Click on 'New User? Sign up now!' - do not use the other options
  • Complete the form and click 'Create my account'
  • Now you can log in to PressReader - choose your publications so they load when you visit the site, set up regular searches, add items to your own channel.
    You can also download titles - your download limit lasts for three days at which point you need to log in to the PressReader site to reset the clock.

Now download the app from your app store; there are apps for Android, Apple, BLackberry and Windows 8 devices.
Log in to the app using your newly created PressReader username and password.
You can now stream titles or download them to read offline, remember your download limit lasts three days and can only be reset by logging into the PressReader website.

Click here to log in       Click here to join


The newspapers are loaded on the day of publication and are available for 90 days from publication. The collection includes all the major UK newspapers, plus supplements and magazines. Including; The Telegragh, The Guardian, The Independent, The Mirror, Daily Mail, The Express, Daily Star and so many more. To discover the UK publications just log in and select 'UK' from the 'Titles by Country' section on the left hand side of the screen.


The selection of magazines available for online streaming is growing every day, below is a list of just some of the titles available to entice you to take a closer look. To see the full list of titles scroll down the list of countries under 'Publications by Country' on the left hand side and click on 'UK'.

  • 3D World
  • Android Advisor
  • BBC Good Food
  • Business Traveller
  • Classic Ford
  • Classics Monthly
  • Computer Arts
  • Computer Music
  • Cross Stitch Collection
  • Cycling Plus
  • Digital Camera World
  • Diva
  • Edge
  • Fast Bikes
  • Fast Car
  • Fast Ford
  • Future Music
  • Games Master
  • Gardener's World
  • GT
  • Guitar Techniques
  • Guitarist
  • Guru Magazine
  • Horrible Histories
  • Imagine FX: Sci-fi & Fantasy Art magazine
  • iPad & Phone User
  • Late Tackle Football Magazine
  • Linux Format
  • Lonely Planet
  • Love Patchwork and Quilting
  • Mac Format
  • Mac Life
  • Mac World
  • Maximum PC
  • Mollie Makes
  • Mountain Biking UK
  • net magazine
  • Nphoto
  • Olive
  • Papercraft Inspirations
  • PC Advisor
  • PC Format
  • Photo Plus
  • Playstation Official Magazine
  • Pride Life Magazine
  • Prima Baby and Pregnancy
  • Procycling
  • Racing Ahead
  • Rhythm
  • Science Uncovered
  • SCOTS Heritage Magazine
  • SFX: The Sci-Fi and Fantasy Magazine
  • Simply Crochet
  • Simply Knitting
  • Sportcal
  • T3
  • The Cricket Paper
  • The Football League Paper
  • The Knitter
  • The Non-League Football Paper
  • The Rugby Paper
  • The Simple Things
  • Top Gear
  • Total Film
  • Total Guitar
  • Total Vauxhall
  • Trial Magazine
  • Triathlon Plus
  • Urban Cyclist
  • What Mountain Bike
  • Windows 7 Help & Advice
  • Xbox The Official Magazine
  • You and Your Wedding
  • Your Family Tree

Page last updated: Page last updated: 9th September 2019