Popular magazines available for download from Anderson County libraries


The Anderson County Library System recently announced that more than 3,000 popular magazines are now available to download and read on any device 24/7. Users with a library card can read digital magazines alongside eBooks and audiobooks on Libby, the award-winning reading app from OverDrive, or by visiting https://andersonlibrary.overdrive.com/. Top titles include Good Housekeeping, Family Handyman, Country Living and many other popular magazines, all supplied by ZINIO.

“We’re happy to be able to offer Anderson County Library cardholders so many fascinating digital magazines, from popular favorites like HGTV Magazine and Us Weekly, to niche and hobby titles, to magazines for children and teens,” said Heather Bistyga, head of adult services. “I’m especially excited that OverDrive offers magazines from around the world and in over 20 languages, which opens up many new foreign-language materials to our patrons.”

Digital magazines have no wait lists or holds, do not count towards checkout limits and provide readers the option to renew their selections. Anderson County Library patrons can also download magazines to Libby for offline use. Readers can browse lists of magazines within the app and search by format to find available titles.

Named one of Popular Mechanics’ 20 Best Apps of the Decade, Libby seamlessly connects first-time users and experienced readers with Anderson County Library’s digital collection.

This locally selected collection offers eBooks and audiobooks and digital magazines including bestsellers and new releases. Readers of all ages can select from virtually every subject ranging from mystery, romance, children’s, business and more.

Readers may start reading or listening for free with a valid library card from Anderson County Library. This service is compatible with all major computers and devices, iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phones and tablets and Chromebook™. Through Libby, readers can also “send to Kindle®” [U.S. only]. All titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period and there are no late fees. Readers can also download titles onto Libby for offline use.

To get started enjoying magazines, eBooks and audiobooks, download Libby or visit https://andersonlibrary.overdrive.com/.

The Anderson County Library System serves residents of all ages in Anderson County across nine library locations, a bookmobile, and the digital library. For more information, news, and events, visit www.andersonlibrary.org.