You see the exact same material you get in print‚ plus some issues include features like video, audio and live links. Magazine issues are always available any time. Read online or download issues to your computer or mobile device to read offline. 


You can use Flipster to check out digital copies of your favorite magazines! Currently includes Better Homes & Gardens, Chatelaine, Eating Well, Entertainment Weekly, Maclean's, Rolling Stones, Time, US Weekly, and more. These magazines can be accessed and browsed through your computer, tablet or phone and downloaded onto the Flipster App for offline reading. You can check the full list of 2021 magazines.

Please note that only the most recent issue for each magazine will appear in search results. Once you have selected a title you will be able to access previous issues from that magazine.

The Flipster App allows you to download issues of Flipster titles onto your mobile device. Find the magazine issue you want on your browser and you will have the option to download and open it in the app.

Download the Flipster app for iPhone, iPad and iPad Mini at the iTunes Store here.

Download the Flipster app for Android devices at the Google Play Store here.

RBdigital (previously called Zinio)

RB Digital MagazinesCKPL subscribes to over 100 digital magazines via RBdigital! Titles include Canadian Living, Family Handyman, Food Network Magazine, HGTV Magazine, Popular Mechanics, Prevention, Reader's Digest Canada, Zoomer Magazine and many more!  You can check the full list of 2020 magazines.

RBdigital magazines may be read on a wide variety of apps available for many mobile devices. Click on the device that best suits your needs to download your free app now:  iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire.

Check the RBdigital Help page for step-by-step instructions or videos on setting up an account.

You will need:

  • A computer or a mobile device with the RBdigital app installed
  • A valid Chatham-Kent Public Library barcode number from the back of your library card.
  • A valid email address
  • An RBdigital account (you will be prompted to create one if you don't already have one).