Last Updated: Mar 17, 2017     Views: 81

PressReader (formerly PressDisplay for Libraries) provides access to thousands of newspapers and magazines around the world.

Within library buildings

  1. Open a web browser and go to sfpl.org.
  2. Hover over the eLibrary tab and click on eMagazines & eNews page.
  3. Click on PressReader.
  4. Click on the green Select Publication button or go to the magnifying glass icon in the upper right corner to search for specific titles.

If you are using a library computer or connected to the library's WiFi network, you will be automatically be redirected to the PressReader homepage.

Outside library buildings

  1. Follow Steps 1-3 above.
  2. Sign in with your 14-digit library card and PIN.
  3. Create an account with an email address and password. (This registration will associate your email address with the library subscription, permitting continuous PressReader access.)
  4. Click on the green Select Publication button or go to the magnifying glass icon in the upper right corner to search for specific titles.

PressReader App

The PressReader app is free and available for Android and iOS operating systems. If you plan to use the app, you must authenticate through the library's website and then create a PressReader account with email address and password. The library card number sign-in method is currently unsupported. Please register with your email address and password. 

If you choose to start with the app without authenticating through the library's website and creating a PressReader account, you will be allow 1 day and 23 hours of complimentary access. To continue your free access, sign in with your email address and password.

Additional Resources

PressReader How-to Guides

 

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