Please note that The Economist magazine is now accessible via OverDrive. Always available.

The Concord Free Public Library is pleased to offer Concord residents RBdigital (formerly Zinio) Magazines, an online magazine service. It allows users to check out, stream and/or download magazines to a home computer or mobile device.  Enjoy unlimited checkouts with no waitlist or overdue fines!

First time (Concord) users click here  and select Create New Account (upper right hand corner) on the page. Or read Getting Started below. 

If you are a returning user, click here to browse and check out magazines.

Getting Started With RBdigital (formerly Zinio) Magazines


  • Your library card
  • A supported web browser such as Microsoft Edge (formerly Internet Explorer) 9 or higher, Firefox, Chrome or Safari
  • An account at Recorded Books Digital to browse and check out magazines
  • An account at to download magazines
  • RBdigital Reader from the Apple Store or the Google Play Store read magazines 
  • See here for a list of FAQs

You can register for the necessary accounts as you find and check out your first issue. It is highly recommended that you use the same password for all accounts.