Long Beach Public Library provides patrons access to online magazines free of charge with no expiration date through RBdigital. Each magazine is displayed in its entirety complete with original page layout, images, and advertisements.  RBdigital magazines may be read on a wide range of apps available for numerous mobile devices including the iPhone, iPad, Android, and Kindle Fire. RBdigital may also be used on a PC or Mac.

Click Here to Access RBdigital
Click here for a list of magazines currently subscribed to by the Library
Apple Magazine, Astronomy, Atlantic, Backpacker, Bead & Button, Bicycling, Billboard Magazine, Boating, Bon Appetit, Brides, Car and Driver, Clean Eating, Cook’s Illustrated, Cosmopolitan, Country Living, Digital Photo, Discover, Dwell, Economist, Elle, ELLE DECOR, ESPN the Magazine, Esquire, Family Handyman, Field & Stream, Food Network Magazine, Glamour, Gluten-Free Living, Golf Digest, Good Housekeeping, GQ, Harper’s Bazaar, HGTV Magazine, Highlights for Children, House Beautiful, In Touch, Inc. Magazine, India Today, Interweave Knits, iPhone Life, J-14, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Macworld, Marie Claire, Maxim, Men’s Health, Men’s Journal, Motor Trend, National Geographic, National Geographic Traveler, New York Magazine, New York Review of Books, New Yorker, Newsweek, O, OK! Magazine, Outdoor Life, Outdoor Photographer, Outside, PC Magazine, PCWorld, Popular Mechanics, Popular Science, Prevention, Quilting Arts Magazine, Quilts and More, Reader’s Digest, Road & Track, Rolling Stone, Runner’s World, Ski Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, Star Magazine, Taste of Home, Town & Country, US Weekly, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Weight Watchers, WIRED, Woman’s Day, Woman’s World, Woman’s Health, Working Mother, Yoga Journal.
Click here for instructions on logging in and using RBdigital
  • Library Account Creation:
    • Click on the RBdigital Magazine link.
    • Click the “Create New Account” link on the upper right of the screen.
    • Enter your library barcode number (no spaces).  Click “Next.”
    • Enter your first and last names, email address, and a password.  Click “Create Account.”
  • Logging Into Your Account:
    • Click on the RBdigital Magazine link.
    • Click the “Login” link on the upper right of the screen.
    • Enter your email address and password.  Click “Login.”
    • Select “Browse Magazines” (located on the left hand side of the screen) to view available magazines.
  • Viewing Magazines:
    • Login to your account (see above).
    • Click on the cover of the magazine you wish to view.
    • A new screen will appear.  At the top of the screen, you will see the most current issue.  Below it are a selection of back issues.  Below that is a link to “show more back issues.”  For the current issue, click the “Checkout” button located to the right of the image of the current issue.  For past issues, click on the cover of the issue you’re interested in viewing.
    • Click “Start Reading” to immediately view the magazine.  Click “Browse” to check out other magaines.
    • To view checked out magazines, click the “My Collection” link on the upper right of the screen (just below your name).
  • Returning Magazines:
    • Digital magazines do not have to be returned.