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Today at Trotwood (5:00 PM)
Join us for an hour of knitting and weaving. All skill levels are welcome to att…


Today at Vandalia (6:00 PM)
Learn the basics of playing the uke in this three week series with your ukulele-…


Today at Miami Twp. (6:00 PM)
  Would you like to practice your English conversational skills· T…


Today at Vandalia (6:00 PM)
Jennie Dranschak is a local Basket Artisan who has been weaving for over 34 year…


Today at Kettering (6:30 PM)
Google is much more than a search engine! Learn about Google Gmail, Docs, Drive,…


Today at Northwest (6:30 PM)
Spend time playing and chatting with Ms. Becky in the Story Corner.  We'll …


Today at Trotwood (6:30 PM)
Join us for quality family time with books, songs, and activities for parents an…


Today at Wilmington (6:30 PM)
Give your gaming skills and your thumbs a workout at the library!  Free sna…


Today at Electra Doren (6:30 PM)
Every other Thursday, 6:30 - 7:30 p. m. Spend time with friends and play ch…


Today at Brookville (7:00 PM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…


Tomorrow at Kettering (10:00 AM)
Designed for individuals living with early stage dementia, this program is open …


Tomorrow at Main (10:00 AM)
Begin your preparation for the GED with FREE Adult GED Classes offered by Miami …


Tomorrow at Northwest (3:00 PM)
Come in after school and play the Wii U with your friends!  A special time …


Tomorrow at W. Carrollton (4:00 PM)
A YA book club shared by the Miamisburg and West Carrollton locations that is op…


Tomorrow at Burkhardt (4:00 PM)
Race, dance, win--Come play Wii with your friends!  We have four remotes, s…


Saturday at Northwest (12:00 AM)
Have some fun on your own making  the craft of the week!  All material…


Saturday at Vandalia (9:30 AM)
Bring a magazine or paperback book!  Take a magazine or paperback book! &nb…


Saturday at W. Carrollton (10:00 AM)
Did you know the Wright brothers built kites and gliders in the years leading up…


Saturday at Northwest (10:30 AM)
Building a team that is game readyAs an entrepreneur you often feel like you are…


Saturday at New Lebanon (11:00 AM)
Presenter Karen D. Brame, an Adjunct Professor of Education and History, highlig…


Saturday at Trotwood (1:00 PM)
Read your favorite book to a Miami Valley Pet Therapy Association animal. Each c…


Saturday at Northwest (2:00 PM)


Saturday at New Lebanon (2:00 PM)
Can't find the time to work on your favorite craft project·  Join th…


Saturday at Wilmington (3:00 PM)
Lego Mindstorms are sophisticated sets of Lego Technic bricks, beams, axles and …


Saturday at Kettering (4:00 PM)
Come to the library for an afternoon of building with LEGOs and littleBits elect…


Saturday at Electra Doren (4:00 PM)
Bring your creativity to the Library and play with LEGOs! Build with blocks…


Saturday at Kettering (7:00 PM)
Do you "Geek Out" over a fandom·  So do we!  We're celebrating …


Monday at W. Carrollton (10:00 AM)
This program is for kids who love to move and dance around!  We will read s…


Monday at Main (10:00 AM)
Begin your preparation for the GED with FREE Adult GED Classes offered by Miami …


Monday at Vandalia (12:30 PM)
Join us for stories, songs and other fun learning activities designed to develop…

           

Zinio - Getting Started

zinio splashZinio allows you to check out the most current copies of many popular magazines such as Newsweek, Consumer Reports, and many others. These are viewable - - cover to cover with full-color pages (just like the print versions in your doctor’s office waiting room).

Register & Create Account  |  User Guide 
How-to Video  |   Login

Library users now have access to 255 of the most popular magazines using a Windows or Mac computer, as well as a wide variety of Apple iOS, Android, Blackberry and Windows phones, tablets, and mobile devices – including the Kindle Fire (not HD).

Tip: The Zinio app cannot be used to browse the Library's free Zinio magazine collection. Library users must view and subscribe to magazines using the browser on a computer or smart device!

Get the app for:

PC  |  Mac  |  iPhone  |  iPad  |  Android  |  Kindle Fire  |  Blackberry Playbook


The Basics

You will have to create 2 accounts – 1) one for the DML Zinio page that gives you access to the titles the library subscribes to and 2) another for your own personal account in Zinio. The Zinio.com account/login is for subscribing to and reading magazines online or delivering those magazines to a Zinio Reader app on your computer or mobile device.

Tip: New users must follow all the steps in "The Basics", in the order presented, to ensure access to the Library's free Zinio magazine collection!

 


How to get Started!

Follow these steps to create your Dayton Metro Library-Zinio account login.

  1. Click or tap the following link to Register & Create Account.
  2. If prompted, enter your Library Card Number or Username and PIN and click or tap Submit.
  3. Click or tap the Create Account! button, enter the required information, and Create Account. An activation link will be sent to your email account.
  4. Click on the Activation Link in your email account to Confirm your account status.
  5. Click on the Login link on the account confirmation screen or come back to this page to login and begin browsing the collection.

 

Returning User? Follow these steps to browse using your Dayton Metro Library-Zinio login and subscribe by creating a free Zinio.com account/login.

Tip: You can directly bookmark the login link for future access! Do NOT use a Zinio app or the Zinio website to browse and subscribe to magazines in the Library's free Zinio magazine collection.

  1. Login with your Dayton Metro Library-Zinio login
  2. Use the available navigation tools to search for and subscribe to the magazine(s) of your choice.
  3. After you select your first magazine in the Dayton Metro Library-Zinio Collection, a second browser window will open to Zinio.com.
              - First-time users: Follow the link to create a free Zinio.com account/login.
              - Returning users: Select the Login link and login using your Zinio.com account info.
  4. After subscribing to a magazine, read it online or deliver it to a Zinio Reader app.

Tip: Use your Zinio.com login to register the app on your device!

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