Magazines & Newspapers

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Digital Magazines

Read current issues of your favorite magazines on your computer, tablet, or mobile device with the library's digital magazine service, Flipster.

  • No holds needed! Magazines are always available for immediate checkout.
  • No overdue fines! You don't need to return magazines when reading on a computer, and titles expire automatically in the app.
  • No limits! Check out as many magazines as you want.
  • Free with your Bloomingdale Public Library card

Digital magazines

In the mobile app, weekly titles expire in 2 days. Monthly or seasonal titles expire in 7 days.

Starting in early July, all digital magazines will now be available through a new service called Flipster. RBDigital will have back issues, but no new issues will be available through RBDigital.

Digital magazines (back issues only, no new issues)

No due date/loan periods

Compatibale Devices: iPad, iPhone, Android, Kindle Fire, computers

Using Flipster

  • Help Guides
  • To use digital magazines, you must have a Bloomingdale Public Library card.
  • After checking out a magazine, you can read it on a mobile device or tablet using the Flipster app (download through Apple's App Store, Google Play, or Amazon's App Store). You can also read it on the magazine website using a computer.
  • If you'd like personal assistance with RBdigital, please contact the Adult Services Desk at 630-924-2730 to sign up for an eBook Help appointment.


The library carries many print magazines for all ages and interests. You can check out back issues of our magazines or browse the latest issue at the library.

The library also offers online access to numerous magazines and journals. Check our Research Databases to begin searching.

Adult and YA Magazine Titles
AARP Bulletin
AARP the Magazine
American Patchwork & Quilting
Architectural Digest
Art in America
Artist's Magazine, The
Atlantic, The
Better Homes & Gardens
Birds & Blooms
Bloomberg BusinessWeek
Bon Appetit
Book Links
Bookmarks Magazine
Car & Driver
Chicago Genealogist
Chicago Magazine
Chicagoland Gardening
Christianity Today
Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Magazine
Clean Eating Magazine
Conde Nast Traveler
Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports Buying Guide
Cooks Illustrated
Country Living
Crain's Chicago Business
Crains Chicago Business Book of Lists
Diabetes Forecast
Digital Photo
Dwell Magazine
Eating Well
Economist, The
Entertainment Weekly
Essence Magazine
Experience Life
Family Circle
Family Handyman
Family Tree Magazine
Field & Stream
Fine Woodworking
Fitness Rx for Women
Fons & Porter Love of Quilting
Food Network Magazine
Forbes Life
Foreign Affairs
Foreign Policy
Fortune 500
Fur Fish Game
Garden Gate
Girls Life
Gluten Free & More
Golf Magazine
Good Housekeeping
GQ: Gentlemen's Quarterly
Guideposts Large Print
Guns & Ammo
Harpers Magazine
Hot Rod
House Beautiful
Illinois Heritage
Inc 500
Inc Magazine
Internet Genealogy
Interweave Knits
Investors Business Daily
J-14: Just for Teens
Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society
Kiplingers Personal Finance Magazine
Kiplingers Retirement Report
Knit Simple
Mad Magazine
Magnolia Journal
Make: Technology on Your Time
Martha Stewart Living
Mayo Clinic Health Letter
Men's Health Magazine
Midwest Living
Midwest Outdoors
Model Railroader
Mother Earth Living
Motor Trend
Nation, The
National Geographic Magazine
National Geographic Traveler
National Review
National Wildlife
New Republic
New Yorker, The
Newsletter of the Chicago Genealogical Society
Nutrition Action Health Letter
Nuts & Volts
O The Oprah Magazine
OTAKU USA Magazine
Outdoor Photographer
Outside Magazine
Parents Magazine
People en Español
People Weekly
Pioneer Woman
Popular Mechanics
Popular Science
Psychology Today
Rachael Ray Every Day
Reader's Digest Large Print Edition for Easier Reading
Reader's Digest
Real Simple
Reason Magazine
Reference Books Bulletin
Road & Track
Rolling Stone
Runner's World
Saturday Evening Post
Science News
Scientific American
Segunda Juventud
Smithsonian Magazine
Sound & Vision
Southern Living
Special Reports (Mayo)
Spirituality & Health
Sports Illustrated
Stardust (English Edition)
Sunset Magazine
Swiat Kobiety
Taste of Home
Teen Vogue
Tennis (Sports & Leisure)
Time Magazine
Traditional Home
Treasures Magazine: Antiques to Modern Collecting
US Weekly
Vanity Fair
Weight Watchers Magazine
West Suburban Living
Where to Retire
Wine Enthusiast
Woman's World
Woman's Day
World In, The
Writer's Digest
Yankee Magazine
Yoga Journal


Online Newspaper Databases

The library subscribes to numerous online newspaper databases that feature international, national, and regional papers and extensive back issues. Use your Bloomingdale Public Library card to access them from home, the office, or school.

Chicago Tribune
Full text of the Chicago Tribune from 1985 to the present. Paid advertisements are excluded.

Historical Newspaper: Chicago Tribune
Historical articles from the Chicago Tribune from 1849-1988.

Daily Herald
Full text of the Daily Herald newspaper from 1997 to the present. Includes obituaries. Paid advertisements are excluded.

Global Newsstream
Full text database of thousands of newspapers, trade journals, and wire feeds. Includes international, national, and regional papers including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and The Washington Post.

Print Newspapers

  • Barron's
  • Business Ledger
  • Carol Stream Suburban Press
  • Chicago Sun-Times
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Crain's Chicago Business
  • Daily Herald
  • Investor's Business Daily (Weekly publication)
  • Midwest Outdoors
  • New York Times
  • USA Today
  • Wall Street Journal