Getting Started on RBdigital

Getting started on RBdigital

To get set up you will need:

  • Your library card and password / PIN .
  • An account created using your email address & password

First time user

Create your account.

  1. Visit our RBdigital site and click on the Register link (top right).
  2. Fill in your details and click create account.

    1. You are now ready to borrow library titles for free. To do this follow the next section.
  3. Return user

    1. Click "Sign in" and log in to your account
    2. Browse and find a title that interests you and click on then on Checkout button.
    3. You will be given the option to be emailed the next time an issue of your eMagazine becomes available. You can amend these emails under preferences.
    4. To view a list of all the eMagazines, and eComics  you have checked out click the menu button to the top right of the page, and select checked out. You can also switch between magazines and comics.

How to download and read

The best way for offline reading is on your mobile device using the RBdigital app (see below). Checkout your titles then hit the download button when you are in wifi and those titles will be available offline during your checkout period. Note magazines have unlimited checkout time.

RBdigital app

You need to have an account to login to the app

Once checked out your magazines  and comics, they will be available to read online or download to your app.


If you are having problems please contact us, or check out our FAQ for more information about RBdigital.


RBdigital Magazines

Hundreds of eMagazines including many popular New Zealand titles on wide range of subjects.


RBDigital Comics

Top comic and graphic novels titles from major brands including Marvel.
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