Magazines, newspapers and journals

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Find out how you can enjoy a wide variety of current newspapers and magazines from Australia and around the world on your computer or device.

As a Darebin Libraries member, you can access our range of free magazines, newspapers and journals at home or on the go!

Log in using your library membership number (found on the back of your card) and 6 digit PIN. Please note some services may require an email address to join.

Not a library member? Find out how you can sign up for free and start using our digital library.

Looking for historical newspapers? Visit our local history page.


You can find many of your favourite magazines on BorrowBox! You can stream titles with Wi-Fi or mobile data, or download them for offline use. Read them anytime, anywhere.

Here are the different ways you can start using BorrowBox:


PressReader allows you to enjoy a wide variety of current newspapers and magazines from around the world on your computer or device.


In January we are excited to announce a new newspaper service starting at Darebin Libraries.

Newsbank brings you comprehensive access to a huge range of national, state, and local newspapers from across Australia. Newsbank includes The Age, Herald Sun, Financial Review, and the Leader group of newspapers including the Northcote and Preston Leaders. 

Log in to Newsbank on your web browser with your library card number.

The Age

Read every paper from January 1991 to today's issue cover to cover on your computer or mobile device.

Simply log in to the Darebin Libraries catalogue with your library card number and 6 digit PIN then return to the catalogue homepage to see the link.

Choice Magazine

Choice Magazine is available via Flipster. Access Flipster for free via your browser. 

Leader Newspapers

Read recent articles from your local Leader newspaper online.