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Magazines

There are lots of different ways to browse magazines at Madison Public Library. See below for great local, national and international magazine titles. 

Digital Magazines:

Flipster

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.  Flipster also offers back issues from April or May of 2014 to date. 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. Browse magazines with Flipster.

 

PressReader

Get access to current and recent issues of more than 7,000 of the world’s top newspapers and magazines as soon as they’re available on shelves! With the mobile app, download content to your phone or tablet -- No limits on downloads. They're yours to keep forever. Titles include Newsweek, Wallpaper, Top Gear and more. Browse magazines with PressReader. 

 

Wisconsin Digital Library

Magazines have been added to Wisconsin's Digital Library! The collection includes over 3,000 titles including popular reads like The New Yorker, Vogue, Bon Appetit, Country Living and more, including some international titles (Hello!) and tons of kid-friendly titles under Family and Parenting. Plus, these titles are always available, can be checked out for three weeks and do NOT count against the max 10 titles that can be checked out! You can browse titles online via Overdrive or download the Libby AppExplore magazines today via Overdrive or Libby.

 

Physical Magazines:

LINKcat

Checkout physical copies of a wide variety of magazines, including titles like National Geographic, Wired, Out, Essence and more by browsing LINKcat and selecting "magazine" under format. You'll see back issues that span many years, as well as the latest issues of each title. Start browsing with LINKcat

 

Popular Titles and Where to Find Them Online:

You have access to lots of popular magazine titles with your Madison Public Library card! See the list below for a sample of some of the publications that are available and where to find them. This list is not comprehensive. If you don't see something you're looking for, you can Ask a Librarian online or by phone at 608-266-6350.

 

Flipster MasterFILE Complete Overdrive Magazines PressReader
AARP: The Magazine x 2003-Present x x
Atlantic 2014-Present 1993-Present x x
Better Homes & Gardens 2016-Present 2017-Present x x
Bon Appétit x

2008-Present

Text only

2019-Present x
Cosmopolitan x x 2019-Present 2014-Present (with gaps)
Country Living x

1996-Present

Text only

2019-Present  
Eating Well 2017-Present 2010-Present x x
Elle x

1994-Present

Text only

2019-Present x
Entertainment Weekly 2014-Present

1993-2013 Text only

2014-Present Full PDF

x x
Essence 2014-Present

1992-2013 Text only

2014-Present Full PDF

x x
Food Network x 2021-Present 2019-Present 2019-Present
Girls' Life 2014-Present x 2020-Present 2017-Present (with gaps)
Good Housekeeping x

1996-Present

Text only

2019-Present 2019-Present
Harper's Bazaar x

1999-Present

Text only

2019-Present 2014-Present
HGTV x 2020-Present 2019-Present 2019-Present
Men's Health x

1990-Present

Text only

2019-Present 2019-Present
National Geographic x

1995-2021

Text only

2019-Present x
New Yorker x

2004-Present

Text only

2019-Present x
O, The Oprah Magazine x

2003-Present

Text only

2019-2020 2019-Present
Parents x 2017-Present x x
People 2014-Present 1974-Present x x
Popular Mechanics x

1996-Present

Text only

2019-Present 2019-Present
Publishers Weekly 2016-Present 1997-Present x x
Reader's Digest x x 2019-Present 2017-Present
Real Simple 2014-Present 2000-Present x x
Rolling Stone x

1990-Present

Text only

2019-Present 2018-Present
Smithsonian x

1990-2015 Text only

2016-Present Full PDF

2019-Present 2015-Present (with gaps)
Sports Illustrated x

1954-2013 Text only

2014-Present Full PDF

x x
Sports Illustrated Kids x 1989-Present 2020-Present 2021-Present (with gaps)
TIME Magazine x x March 2021-Present x
TV Guide x x 2019-Present x
Us Weekly 2014-Present x 2019-Present 2018-Present
Vanity Fair x 2005-Present Text only 2019-Present x
Vogue x 2007-Present Text only 2019-Present x
Women's Health x 2007-Present Text only 2019-Present 2019-Present