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Online magazines

Read full text digital copies of your favourite

  • Magazines
  • Daily, national, local and international newspapers
  • Access a range of comics 
  • Graphic novels

All for free from your computer, smartphone or tablet through RBdigital or the RBdigital app.


More than 150 magazines are currently available covering everything from TV and gossip, lifestyle to food, and computers to family history. Discover these top titles and more:

  • Autocar
  • BBC Good Food
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Heat
  • Men's Health
  • New Scientist
  • OK! Magazine


A wide range of e-Newpapers, are available via ‘PressReader’: local and national (tabloid and broadsheet) newspapers, and non-English language content too. Discover the following titles and more: 

  • Blackpool Gazette 
  • The Guardian 
  • The Daily Mail 
  • The Daily Mirror 
  • The Independent 
  • The Sunday Telegraph

e-Comics and graphic novels

A selection of adult and children’s comics, including Marvel titles 

Accessing the content

You need to be a library member to access this content, and have/create an RBdigital account. Instructions on how to do this are outlined in the following document:

RBDigital access instructions [PDF 257 KB]

Log in above, or download the RBdigital app on your mobile or tablet.