The Northfield Public Library has Zinio!


The Northfield Public Library, in partnership with Buckham Memorial Library in Faribault and the Lonsdale Public Library, is pleased to announce the availability of Zinio, an online resource for digital magazines.  Download new popular magazines, page for page, including full color pictures and some with interactive elements such as audio and video.  It’s easy to do and free with your Northfield Library card. The collection includes over 200 magazines and includes titles such as:


  • Art News
  • Bird Watching
  • Cabin Life
  • Container Gardening
  • Consumer Reports
  • Food Network Magazine
  • Gluten-Free Living
  • Mother Jones
  • Nation
  • O, the Oprah Magazine
  • Poets and Writers
  • Runner’s World
  • Weight Watchers
  • Whole Living


The collection has many “special” issue magazines and many not included in the Northfield Library’s print collection.  Zinio was introduced in November 2012 and already hundreds of users have checked out magazines.

To get started go to www.northfieldmn.infoand click on “E-Library”. Look for “Downloads” and then Zinio. You will need to create an account.  Once you do that you will need to go into your email to activate the account.  That’s it! You’re ready to start browsing your favorite magazines on your computer, tablet or mobile device. 


Funds for this resource were generously donated by the Friends and Foundation of the Northfield Public Library.

Questions? Call the library at 645-6606.