What you need||Flipster app or Flipster website. Please note: when using a browser, your history of items borrowed will not be kept. |
Checkout limits||Unlimited checkouts.|
Loan period||Depends on titles but you can always download the title again.|
Holds||No holds or fines.|
Returns||Item will expire automatically at the end of the loan period (no fines)|
Offline access is only available with the app.
Flipster is available for iOS 9.0 or later, Android 4.2.2 or higher.
After downloading the app, you need to find your library by either allowing the app to use your location or searching for the library by name, postal code, city, or province. Tap the log in button for your library.
Enter your Library Card number to log in.
After logging in, you are taken to the Explore screen of the Flipster app, which shows the titles we have available for you. You can search for magazines or browse the whole collection. Once you find a title you wish to look at, tap Download and the title will appear under My Shelf.
Back issues appear after you click on a current title.
Some titles expire and will need to be deleted from your device. These titles display an expired icon when they are no longer available. Select weekly titles may expire within 2 days while select monthly titles may expire in 7 days. You can always download the title again.