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Access thousands of online newspapers and magazines for free

The BWG Library’s latest app makes it easy to access your favourite magazines
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Want to take your favourite magazines to the cottage with you?  Access thousands of titles from around the world (and in many different languages) with the new PressReader app, using the device in your hand!

PressReader offers users access to thousands of newspapers and magazines written in over 60 languages.  Newspapers and magazines appear in their original formats and original languages.  Both current and back issues are available, so you will never miss out!

With PressReader, you also have the option to translate multilingual publications into 18 different languages, bookmark favourite articles, and even share stories with friends and family.  You can also download articles that capture your interest so you can keep them permanently on your device.

Best of all, you can access PressReader on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop from anywhere with an Internet connection.

Here’s how to register for your free account:

  1. Go to
  2. Click the sign in icon in the upper right hand corner.A Welcome to PressReader screen will appear with multiple options, including Library or Group.  Click the ‘Library or Group’ button in the pop up box that appears.
  3. Enter your BWG Library Card number and PIN.
  4. Start enjoying digital magazines for free!

Easily reset your PIN, if you’ve forgotten it, by visiting the BWG Library website at and clicking on My Account.A login box will appear with a reset option on the right side of the message box.  Click to have a reset link sent to the email address on file.

For more information, please message the BWG Library through Facebook or email