RBdigital Instructions and Help

Zinio for Libraries has changed its name and is now known as RBdigital. There has been no change to the content available and a new easy to use app RBdigital is now available. Download and use the RBdigital app, available in the App store and the Google Play store.   

  • To be able to read offline the magazine must be fully downloaded.

Having trouble logging into RBdigital? Try using your email address as your username. 

Please contact Library staff if you have any problems accessing RBdigital


Discover how to create your RBdigital account, check out magazines and read on computer or mobile device.

Accessing RBdigital for first time users on a browser

  • Click on RBdigital link via Stonnington Libraries website on a desktop computer or mobile device
  • Click on Create New Account on top right hand corner
  • Enter full Library Card number with no spaces
  • Create account by completing details as required and click Create Account
  • Browse magazines Note: Only the magazine titles subscribed to by Stonnington Libraries appear.
  • Click on title you would like to read and click on Checkout.
  • Click on Start Reading
  • Magazine will open for reading online in your browser (if reading on desktop computer)

Adding more magazines to collection or continue reading

a) If you are already Logged In

  • Click on a magazine title you would like to read
  • Click on the Checkout button
  • Title is automatically added to My Collection 
  • Click on Start Reading
  • Magazine will open for reading online in your browser (if reading on desktop computer)

b) For returning users (not already Logged In)

  • Via Stonnington Libraries website click on RBdigital link (formerly Zinio)
  • Click on Log in on top right hand corner
  • Log in  with email and password as created in Step 1.
  • If you want to continue reading a previously checked out title click on My Collection.

Accessing RBdigital via App on mobile device

Apps are available for viewing and borrowing magazines. The app allows you to download magazine to your device and then read while not connected to the internet. 

  • Download RBdigital App for your mobile device (available in the App store and the Google Play store)
  • Log in to the RBdigital app if you already have an account OR click on Not a member? Register now.
  • Select Australia
  • Select City of Stonnington
  • Enter your library card number
  • Choose a username
  • Fill in your personal details and register
  • Click on the menu in the top left hand corner and select magazines
  • To add more titles to your collection click on checkout
  • Click on download to download the magazine. Note: You will need to wait until it has fully downloaded to be able to read your magazine offline. If you select read the title will not download to read later when you are offline.

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