Bradford, Wibsey, Wyke

Bradford Residents Can Now Read 1000’s of Magazines and Newspapers For Free

Did you know that Your local library services offer a digital service allowing you to read many newspapers and magazines online at no extra cost?  Natalie in my office was very pleased to know this was possible and immediately decided to make the service easily accessible to her school age children on their home computer.  

Bradford library service suggest using ‘PressReader’ which provides access to over 7000 daily newspaper and magazine titles from more than 100 countries, in over 60 languages while connected to the Internet.  

You can read a newspaper or magazine in its original or screen-friendly format, print articles, listen to audio narration, and translate content from around the world in up to 17 languages.  

PressReader gives you: 

  • Free instant same day access to thousands of newspapers and magazines worldwide. 
  • Including UK national daily and weekend titles. 
  • Free to all library members. 
  • Available 24/7. 
  • Download and read offline. 
  • Dedicated Apple and Android apps. Just search for Pressreader in the AppStore or Google Play. 

How to access 

There are two ways to access PressReader:  

  • Access PressReader on any Bradford library computer or library Wi-Fi without logging in or creating a PressReader account. Simply visit www.pressreader.com and you will automatically gain access. 
  • Create a PressReader account with your library card, either on your PC at home/office or via the app. This will allow you to access the newspapers and magazines collection remotely:  
  1. Visit the App or PressReader website 
  1. Click Sign In with Library, and select Library Card 
  1. Select Bradford or type Bradford in the search box 
  1. Enter your Library card number (if this ends in an ‘x’ please change ‘x’ to a ‘0’.  Also, if you have an old style library card which begins with an ‘R’, please do not type the ‘R’ in.) 
  • After 30 days you may need to log in again. 

For more detailed instructions on how to log in, search these words online: bradford libary press reader.  There’s a helpful video on the page as well as more information about Bradford Library services.  Alternatively, visit your local library. 

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