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E-audiobooks, e-books, e-comics, e-magazines, e-newspapers

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  1. E-audiobooks and e-books
  2. E-comics and e-magazines
  1. E-newspapers

E-newspapers

The e-newspapers service is provided by Press Reader. You can use Press Reader for free as part of your library membership. Not a member? Join the library.

You can use Press Reader;

How to use Press Reader

Use Press Reader online via the app

You can use Press Reader online via the app, on-site or off-site;

On-site access via the app

On-site access applies if you are using the Library Guest Wireless, or you are using a HotSpot.

  • Go to the app once installed on your device
  • Library Guest Wireless; sign in to the Wi-Fi using your email address
  • HotSpot; a green coffee cup will be displayed in the bottom right hand corner of the app if you have HotSpot access. If the coffee cup is not green or displayed, go to more, then HotSpot Map, then find and select the library on the map.

If you leave the library, you will need to sign in to Press Reader using the off-site access instructions below.

Off-site access via the app

  • Go to the app once installed on your device
  • Sign in; You will need your library card number (the 14-digit number on the back of your library card). Select the icon for library card or group (this should be yellow). Type in and select Library - Coventry. Enter your library card number.

The Press Reader app is available for smartphones and tablets that run the Android, iOS or Windows operating system (including Amazon Kindle Fire devices - these run the Android OS and the Borrow Box app is available in the Amazon app store). You will need to visit the app store for your device and download the app. The app is the easiest way to use the service.

  • If you have an Android device (most Samsung, Sony etc devices), the Press Reader app is available through the Play Store.
  • If you have an iOS device (all Apple devices), the Press Reader app is available through the App Store.
  • If have a Windows device (all Microsoft devices, some Nokia devices), the Press Reader app is available through the Microsoft Store.
  • If you have an Amazon Kindle Fire device, the Press Reader app is available through the Amazon Appstore.

Use Press Reader online via the website

You can use Press Reader online via the website, on-site or off-site;

On-site access via the website

On-site access applies if you are using a library computer, or the Library Guest Wireless.

  • Go to the Press Reader website
  • You will automatically have access to Press Reader

If you leave the library, you will need to sign in to Press Reader using the off-site access instructions below.

Off-site access via the website

  • Go to the Press Reader website
  • Sign in; You will need your library card number (the 14-digit number on the back of your library card). Select the icon for library card or group (this should be blue). Type in and select Library - Coventry. Enter your library card number.

Help

  • Use the help page on the Press Reader website
  • If you can’t log in to Press Reader, you can visit us, or phone us, or email [email protected] and we will check your membership record for any blocks on your ticket. Blocks are automatically applied if you owe us over £10, have overdue items on your card, have reported your card as lost or stolen, or have been banned from using the library service.

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