Meet Libby, our FREE app for accessing a treasure trove of magazine titles that cater to every possible taste, hobby or interest. Borrow magazines to read on your phone or tablet. There are over 3,000 titles to choose from covering all manner of topics.
This wonderful intuitive app allows you to browse magazines in a variety of ways. First off you can flick through it as you would a physical magazine, either one-page or two-pages at a time. You can then focus in once you spot an interesting piece.
Alternatively, you can select the “Article View” which lets you browse the magazine displayed as individual article pages. There is also a “Thumbnail View” that converts the magazine into a list of thumbnailed article links which you can scroll through until you find something that piques your interest.
Below is a brief overview of the sort of content you can access completely FREE of charge:
Fashion: Vogue, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Allure, Tatler UK, Marie Claire
Entertainment: Empire, Rolling Stone, Variety, Uncut, Total Film, Guitar World, SFX
Celebrity: Hello!, New Idea, Closer, Heat, InTouch, Us Weekly, Grazia, Paris Match
Cooking & Food: BBC Good Food, Bon Appetit, Taste of Home, Bake from Scratch
Health & Fitness: Men’s Health, Runner’s World, Women’s Fitness, Yoga Journal
Sports: Cycling Weekly, Match!, Golf Monthly, Mountain Bike Rider, FourFourTwo
Motoring: Auto Express, Car and Driver, What Car?, Top Gear, Bike, Caravan World
Tech & Gaming: Minecraft World, WIRED, PC World, T3, Stuff, What Hi-Fi?, PC Gamer
Culture: Smithsonian, National Geographic, Writing, All About History, Reader’s Digest
There are also magazines for lovers of Photography, Art, Architecture, Crafts, Travel, Gardening and a whole host of other bespoke titles. All you need is a library card to get access. No charges. No fees. Just a feast of publications to choose from! Download the app now and avail of this fantastic free resource.
Check out below for a “How to” video as well as an FAQ section.