eMagazines available through:

Flipster eMagazines space  RBdigital logo

Love reading magazines? You can read the full-color, cover-to-cover issues as soon as they’re available–no waiting. Access to back issues also available. RBdigital and Flipster offer popular titles digitally that you can read on your phone, tablet or computer. Apps are available for both services for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire. Please note that you must have a valid Elmhurst Public Library card to use these services.


Access Flipster with your library card number and start reading! Check out Flipster’s Getting Started Guide or FAQs.


To check out magazines, log in with your Elmhurst Public Library card number and last name, then log in to your RBdigital account. If you are new to RBdigital, you will need to register for an RBdigital account by creating a user name and password. Check out RBdigital’s General Help page.

Why does EPL offer two different services for online magazines?

RBdigital Magazines offers over 60 popular magazines. Flipster offers ten additional titles frequently sought by our patrons, but not available through RBdigital Magazines. These titles are: Allrecipes, The Atlantic, Better Homes & Gardens, Do It Yourself, Eating Well, Martha Stewart Living, Midwest Living, Mindful, Rachael Ray Every Day, and Shape.

eMagazines Video Tutorial available on our YouTube page.

Questions, comments, or title suggestions? Contact us at (630) 279-8696 or reference@elmlib.org