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Welcome to PressReader! Get instant access to full-colour, digital issues of current & popular magazines. Download full issues of your favourite publications from around the world, with selection from over 120 countries and in over 60 languages, free with your Brampton Library card. To apply for an online library card, click here.

How to Access

PressReader can be accessed from any computer or mobile device through a web browser, or through the apps for iOS and Android. 

Create your PressReader account on a computer 

  • Visit https://www.pressreader.com/catalog in your web browser. 
  • Select ‘Sign In’, then choose the ‘Library or Group’ option on the Sign In page.
  • Search for ‘Brampton’ and select ‘Library - Brampton Library (Offsite)’.  
  • Type in your Library Card and PIN, then click ‘Sign In’ to continue.
  • If this is your first time accessing PressReader, you will need to fill out the form (email address, password, first & last name). Select ‘Create My Account’.
  • You’re all set! Start searching or browsing newspapers and magazines.

Create your PressReader account on a smartphone or tablet

  • Download the PressReader app for iOS (App Store) or Android (Google Play). Once the download is complete, open the app on your device. 
  • Select ‘Sign In’, then choose the ‘Library or Group’ option on the Sign In page.
  • Search for ‘Brampton’ and select ‘Library - Brampton Library (Offsite)’.  
  • Type in your Library Card and PIN, then click ‘Sign In’ to continue.
  • If this is your first time accessing PressReader, you will need to fill out the form (email address, password, first & last name). Select ‘Create My Account’.
  • You’re all set! Start searching or browsing newspapers and magazines.

Re-Authenticating Your PressReader Access

When you are using PressReader outside Brampton Library or at a participating Hotspot, you will notice that your access is timed. After 30 days, you will be prompted to re-authenticate with your Library Card and PIN in PressReader to continue your access. 

If you are not prompted, you can re-authenticate manually:

In a web browser - Click on your profile (next to search bar), then select ‘My Account’. Click on the ‘Library or Group’ option under ‘Social and Linked Networks’. Type in your Library Card and PIN.

In the app - Tap ‘More’, then go to ‘Accounts’. Scroll down and tap the ‘Library or Group’ option under ‘Social and Linked Networks’. Type in your Library Card and PIN.

Help & Support

Visit PressReader’s Help Centre to learn more.

For further assistance, fill out a PressReader Support Form or Contact Us.

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