E-magazine service rolled out in region

Dumfries and Galloway Council’s libraries are introducing a new free e-magazine service for library members.

Users can now download the latest issue of 40 top magazine titles including Hello, Woman’s Own, Woman and Home, National Geographic, Cycling Active, Golf Monthly, Cross Stitcher, and World Soccer, to their e-readers, tablets, smart phones and PCs from the library website www.dumgal.gov.uk/lia

Councillor Tom McAughtrie, chairman of the Customer and Community Services committee, said: “This is a fantastic new service and builds on the success of the e-books that the libraries offer already. It’s a great way for people to borrow items and read whenever and wherever they are.”

The e-magazine service offers many benefits to library users:

• Unlimited access for library members.

• 40 top titles

• Current issue, same as in the shops

• Access available in branches or remotely

• Access available 24/7

• Interactive magazines hyperlinks

• Changeable print size

You can join your local library for free. To find your nearest branch, or to learn more about the services libraries offer, see www.dumgal.gov.uk/lia