See What's New with Flipster!


You may have seen the wide selection of magazines on the library's shelves, but did you know there's a wide selection of magazines you can check out digitally, too?

Flipster offers current issues of online magazines  with the ability to browse high-quality, digital versions of popular magazines or search for topics of interest. And it's all available to you for free with your library card. 

And just in time for 2018, the Flipster selection has been updated and expanded! 

Take a look at the variety of magazine titles available to you in digital format with Flipster:

Better Homes & Gardens
Birds & Blooms
Bon Appetit
Cooking Light
Country Living
Entertainment Weekly
Family Handyman
Food Network Magazine
Good Housekeeping
Harper's Bazaar
HGTV Magazine
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Men's Health
National Geographic Kids
New Yorker
Newsweek Global
O, The Oprah Magazine
This Old House
Popular Mechanics
Popular Science
Reader's Digest
Real Simple
Rolling Stone
Sports Illustrated
Sports Illustrated Kids
US Weekly
Woman's Day
Women's Health
Yoga Journal

Connect to Flipster with your library card

Learn More About Flipster

Anyone with a South Central Library System card (including all Madison Public Library cardholders) can now access 40 popular magazines using Flipster™ from EBSCO Information Services.

Flipster offers current issues of online magazines with the ability to browse high quality digital versions of popular magazines or search for topics of interest, including back issues from April or May of 2014 to date. In addition to print copies, Madison Public Library has Flipster copies of magazines like Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone, Sports Illustrated and more so patrons have the option of accessing the content at the library or remotely.

Magazines can be downloaded to iPads, iPad Minis, iPhones and Android-based platforms via a native app for offline reading anytime, anywhere. Flipster is easy to use and navigate, and allows users to zoom in and out for better readability. Get the app to read magazines offline.

This resource is available remotely to all cardholders of any South Central Library System member library and in-library at all member libraries.

For more information, assistance, or to schedule a demo, please contact:

Central Library Reference Desk