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Flipster Magazines

To access Flipster online outside the library, you'll just need your library card. If you want to use the Flipster app, you'll need to log in with Madison Public Library's user ID and password. Ask for the credentials at your nearest Madison library.

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.

In addition to print copies, Madison Public Library has Flipster copies of magazines like Entertainment WeeklyRolling StoneSports 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.

Titles available from Flipster:


  • Architectural Digest
  • Atlantic
  • Backpacker
  • Better Homes & Gardens
  • Birds & Blooms
  • Bon Appetit
  • Butternut
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Country Living
  • Eating Well
  • Entertainment Weekly
  • Essence
  • Family Handyman
  • Food Network Magazine
  • Good Housekeeping
  • GQ
  • Harper's Bazaar
  • HGTV Magazine
  • J14
  • Kiplinger's Personal Finance
  • Men's Health
  • Mindful
  • Muscle & Fitness
  • National Geographic Kids


  • New Yorker
  • Newsweek Global
  • O, The Oprah Magazine
  • Ok!
  • People
  • People en Español
  • Popular Mechanics
  • Popular Science
  • Prevention
  • Reader's Digest
  • Real Simple
  • Rolling Stone
  • Sports Illustrated Kids
  • Star (U.S. Edition)
  • This Old House
  • Time
  • Ultimate Guide to Birdwatching
  • US Weekly
  • VegNews
  • Vogue
  • Wired
  • Woman's Day
  • Women's Health
  • Yoga Journal

Contact your local library to learn more about using Flipster.

This resource is available remotely to users with a subscribing library as their home library and in-library at all subscribing libraries. To use the app, you will need to login with your library's user ID and password. Check with your library for this information.


Have a question? Contact our Reference Department by phone (608-266-6350) or email.