New Resource Offers Access to Thousands of Newspapers and Magazines

Want to know how the Atlanta Journal-Constitution is covering the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey? Interested in the latest reports from the Washington Post into the federal probe of President Trump’s business dealings with Russia?  Like to get U.S. News and World Report delivered right to your mobile device or computer? Then try PressReader, a new service offered free to you through DeKalb County Public Library. Access it from the icon in the upper right corner of this page.

At home, you’ll be able to log in to PressReader with your library card or by downloading the PressReader app. Get same-day delivery to your mobile device or computer of the AJC or any of more than 7,000 other newspapers and magazines. You’ll find publications from more than 120 countries and in more than 60 languages.

Stream articles or publications to your computer or download to your mobile device. Set your favorite publications to download automatically. Listen, share, get translations or comment on articles. PressReader’s robust search features also will allow you to pull articles of interest from across all publications and save your results.

Telephone Notifications Temporarily Suspended

The Library has temporarily suspended notifications by telephone voicemail for overdue items and holds. Our phone notification system is currently out of service. You will be notified by e-mail instead. If we do not have a current e-mail address for you, please go to My Account on the Library webpage, call or visit your neighborhood branch to provide us with this information.

We apologize for the inconvenience. Telephone notifications will resume as soon as our system is working properly. Text messages notifications are not affected.

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