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PressReader

PressReader provides online access to over 7000 daily newspaper and magazine titles from more than 120 countries, in over 60 languages.

Use your Trafford library card to get free, 24/7 access, print articles, listen to audio narration, and translate articles.

Articles can be downloaded and read offline and there are dedicated Apple and Android apps.

How to use PressReader

In any Trafford Library:

  • You can use PressReader on any Trafford library computer or on your device using our library Wi-Fi without logging in or creating a PressReader account.
  • Simply visit PressReader and you will automatically gain access.

Anywhere else: 

  • Visit PressReader
  • Sign in and select the Library and Group option
  • Type Trafford in the Select Library search box
  • Click Trafford Library from the list and enter your library card number
  • Enter your email address and password to complete your account.

You will be given 30 days access after this you will need to sign into your account again every 30 days. Download the Apple or Android PressReader app and login with your account details.

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eBooks and eAudiobooks

Our new Borrowbox eBook and eAudiobook service is now available.

You will need to create an account with Borrowbox either on the Borrowbox website or by downloading the app to your mobile device. You will need your borrower number and PIN to create an account.

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eMagazines and eComics

Read full digital copies of your favourite magazines for free from your computer, smartphone or tablet. Magazines are available covering everything from food to computers, and music to art. Titles include Hello!; BBC Good Food; Amateur Photographer; BBC Top Gear and Cosmopolitan . Borrow an unlimited number of magazines to keep forever or delete when you want.

We also have a selection of comics available to download.

Getting started

  • go to the RBdigital website
  • create a new account using your library card number including the TRP
  • browse the selection
  • checkout your chosen publications to read in your browser or on a range of mobile devices.

RBdigital magazines and comics can be read on a wide variety of desktop and mobile devices. The RBdigital for Libraries app is designed for offline reading. When installing the RBdigital app make sure to select 'Greater Manchester Libraries' from the list of available libraries and not 'Trafford'.

To access the magazines and comics through an app it must first be checked out while you are online through the website. You cannot checkout new titles through the app alone.

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Transparent Language Online

Use your library card to sign up to Transparent Language Online and start learning a new language online today. From Afrikaans to Zulu, choose from over a hundred languages to improve your langauge skills for business or pleasure.