E-Magazines & Comics


Zinio is the FREE e-Magazine service from HBN Library



Choose from over 60 popular magazine titles completely FREE of charge! All you need to use this service is internet access and your HBN library card.


  • Simple 'One Click' download process
  • Compatible with PCs and a wide range of mobile devices
  • Available 24/7
  • No waiting lists – unlimited availability of titles
  • You can even get access on the move



Parental guidance: graphic novels and comics on ComicsPlus are suitable for under 18s but some material may be more appropriate for young people aged 13+. Age guidance is available for each magazine.


Getting started


  • Go to the Zinio website or the ComicsPlus website
  • Enter your library card number to register for FREE access (make sure you fill in all the boxes)
  • Browse the selection of publications
  • When you're ready to 'checkout' you will be asked to create a username (your email address) and password which you will use to login in the future
  • Once you have registered and created your account each subsequent visit will just require your username and password

If you already have an account for Zinio you do not need to join again. You can use your Zinio account credentials for ComicsPlus.

A ComicsPlus Library Edition app is available here for IOS or via iTunes. An Android app is in development.

Zinio magazines can be read on a wide variety of desktop and mobile apps. Click on the appropriate link below to download your free app now:

Kindle Fire/Fire HD 
Windows 8
Blackberry Playbook

Download the Zinio user guide
Download the ComicsPlus user guide

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