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Flipster Magazines

To access Flipster on a computer or the mobile app outside the library, you'll need your library card. If the app asks for a username and password, try deleting it and reinstalling. It should now ask you for just your library card number.

Access 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 Weekly, People, 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

  • Ask
  • Atlantic
  • Beanz
  • Better Homes & Gardens
  • Booklist
  • Brainspace
  • Chess Life Kids
  • Click
  • Cobblestone
  • Eating Well
  • Eco Kids Planet
  • Elephant
  • Entertainment Weekly
  • Essence
  • Faces
  • Gardener
  • Glitter Magazine
  • J14
  • Library Journal
  • Modern Cat
  • Modern Dog
  • Muse
  • Mystery Weekly
  • People
  • People en Español
  • Publishers Weekly
  • Real Simple
  • Scout Life
  • Spider
  • Sports Illustrated Kids
  • Time
  • Ultimate Guide to Birdwatching

Don't see the magazine you're looking for in Flipster?

Check out this list of Popular Magazines A-Z available through these other library resources:

Overdrive Magazines

Borrow magazines through Overdrive or the Libby app. No wait lists!


Current and recent issues of more than 7,000 of the world’s top newspapers and magazines

MasterFILE Complete

Popular full-text magazines, reference books and other sources from world's leading publishers
This resource is available remotely to cardholders with a subscribing library as their home library and in-library at all subscribing libraries.


Have a question? Contact our Reference Department by phone at 608-266-6300 or by email.