Updates:

  • Library Takeout Patrons: we will call or email you when your items are ready for pick up. Thank you for your patience as we launch this new service!

 

 

  • The library building is closed until we are ready to safely reopen. In the meantime please use Library Takeout or take advantage of our fantastic online resources.

 

PressReader: Access Free Magazines and Newspapers From Anywhere, Anytime

With over 6,000 publications from over 100 countries in 60+ languages, PressReader is the leading digital newspaper and magazine provider for premium content. As a Penticton Public Library patron, you will have on and off-site access courtesy of your local library. Explore titles such as the National Post, The Guardian, Washington Post, Vogue, Forbes, and much more from all over the world. The new PressReader platform allows you to customize your reading experience, gain international perspectives, and engage with topics of interests through our bookmark,share, translate, and comment features.

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Accessing PressReader from Home

Using The PressReader App For The First Time

In addition to having a library card you will also need to create a free account with PressReader. Please note you will need an email address.

1) On your mobile device using an internet browser (chrome, safari, firefox, etc):

  • Sign in with your library card.
  • On the top right (person icon), go to sign in. On the bottom of the pop up, there is a link for New User? Sign up now.
  • Complete the registration.

2) Download the PressReader app for Android, iOS (iphones and ipads), or Windows

  • Open the PressReader app and tap on sign in on the bottom right.
  • Sign in using the Email option (Libraries & Groups is currently not supported). When you select a publication a message will display: This publication is brought to you by Penticton Public Library.
  • You will be able to access all PressReader content for free for the next two weeks. After the two weeks have ended you'll need to enter your library card by following the instructions below.

Using The PressReader App - Renewing Free Access

1) On your mobile device, using an Internet browser (chrome, safari, firefox, etc) sign in with your library card.

2) On the top right (person icon), go to sign in and enter your username (the email address you used to create your account) and password.

3) Open the PressReader app and you'll be good to go!

Onsite Access

1) Visit the library.

2) Connect to our WIFI (you can also browse PressReader from one of our public computers).

3) Go to https://www.pressreader.com or download the app on Android, iOS (iphones and ipads), or Windows.

4) Once you leave the library you'll have access for two weeks.
 

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