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Magazines

Press Reader

Free full text, full color online subscriptions to popular newspapers and magazines from around the world!

  • Enjoy unlimited streaming access through your browser or the PressReader app
  • How to Access:
    • Follow the link above to Pressreader.com or open the PressReader app
    • Select Sign In 
    • Select Libraries & Groups
    • Search for St. Charles Public Library
    • Select OpenAthens
    • Finally, enter your library card number and PIN
  • Special Features:
    • save your favorite stories and publications to find quickly later
    • content in many languages and can be translated
    • audio option allows you to listen while out and about
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Flipster

Free full text, full color online subscriptions to popular magazines

  • Enjoy unlimited streaming access through your browser on your computer, tablet, or smartphone
  • Download the Flipster app on your mobile device to checkout individual issues for offline reading. 
    • Weekly Magazines checkout for 2 days.
    • Monthly Magazines checkout for 1 week.
    • Need more time? After deleting expired issues, you may check them out again as many times as you need.
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  • Flipster for Mobile Devices Tutorial

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Hoopla Digital

The library has a daily allotment of checkouts from Hoopla. If you receive a message that the daily limit has been reached, all available checkouts have been used for the day. The next day's allotment resets at midnight.

  • Stream or download up to 10 Instant titles (look for the lightning bolt symbol) total among the following formats per month:
    • Movies - check out for 3 days
    • Television - check out for 3 days
    • The Great Courses Binge Pass - check out for 7 days
    • Magazine Binge Pass - check out for 7 days
    • Music - check out for 7 days
    • Audiobooks - check out for 21 days
    • eBooks - check out for 21 days
    • Comics & Graphic Novels - check out for 21 days
  • A Magazine Binge Pass gives you 7 days of unlimted access to a collection of over 50 magazines
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  • Check Hoopla FAQs for compatible devices

If you receive an error message starting with the word "Yikes!" when trying to check out content from Hoopla, please visit the Hoopla settings menu and re-enter your library card number and PIN. If you do not know your PIN, please contact the reference department at 630-584-0076 x1.

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