How to Download Magazines

Need Help Getting Started?

Use the step-by-step slide tutorial below. When you are ready to go to the next slide, you can use the arrow to the right of the slides - or the numbers below them - to proceed.

To open the RB Digital website in a new window, without closing this one, click the ’Go to RB Digital’ logo.

Go to RB Digital Now

RB Digital has a logo of the letters R B that looks like curls of audiotape.

Getting Started with RB Digital Magazines

To sign up for RB Digital, find 'Create New Account' in the upper right corner. If you are already signed up, skip to slide 7 (use the numbers below this slide).

Sign up.  Here's how to create your new RB Digital account.

To create a new account, you need your library card number. Find it on the back of your library card.

Your card number is on the back of your card.  Ignore any spaces when entering the number.

Enter all the numbers with no spaces. Then click 'Next'

Enter your library card number

Find our library. First, click the down arrow in the first box & scroll down to Northnet. Humboldt County Library is listed as part of Northnet. Fill out your personal details in the other boxes. To finish, click 'Create Account'.

Humboldt County Library is listed under Northnet Library System.

And that’s it! You are now logged into RB Digital and can start reading magazines. Click the ‘Browse Magazines’ button to see our collection.

Use the Browse button to look for magazines that interest you

You can use the search bar to look for a specific title or scroll through to see what is available.

You can browse, or you can use the search bar to find a favorite magazine

When you find something you want to read, click on the plus sign on the lower right side of the magazine cover to download it for free.

Pick a magazine to check out

When you've finished, use the My Collection link to go to your checked out magazines. Happy reading! Keep the magazines on your device for as long as you want.

Have a look at the magazines you have checked out

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