Auckland Council Libraries: PressReader


​Read newspapers and magazines from around the world on PressReader! Explore the collection in your browser or download the PressReader app to your device.

Note: You need your Auckland Libraries barcode number and PIN/password to access PressReader. If you're not a member, join online for free!

Get the PressReader app

For easy borrowing on your device, try the PressReader app! Download the app for Android or Apple today.

PressReader app logo.
Get it on Google Play.Download on the Apple App Store.

Getting started

Find out how to get started with PressReader on your smartphone, tablet or computer with our PressReader set-up guide.

Your account

Sign in to PressReader with your Auckland Libraries barcode number and PIN/password to start your remote access. You’ll need to sign in again after 30 days to renew your access. Open PressReader 

  • Create a PressReader account with your email address to manage your favourite publications.
  • Download issues to read offline in the PressReader app.
  • No download limits.
  • No holds queues, unlimited copies available.
  • 90-day backfile of publications.
Please note: 
  • You can find PressReader items when you search the Auckland Libraries catalogue.
  • PressReader downloads won’t show on your account in the library catalogue. You’ll need to access items via the PressReader app or website.


  • To find your library barcode number or reset your PIN/password, refer to our login help section.
  • You need to renew your remote access to PressReader every 30 days by logging in with your Auckland Libraries barcode and PIN/password. Read our set-up guide
  • If you can’t find a particular publication, it may be due to publisher restrictions. Please see our list of affected titles below.
  • For more information and troubleshooting tips, check PressReader Help .

Limited access

Access to some New Zealand publications on PressReader is limited due to publisher restrictions.

You can access New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) titles at our libraries on your device or on a public computer.

  • NZME titles include: The New Zealand Herald, Weekend Herald and The Herald on Sunday.

Your can access Stuff Ltd titles at our libraries using the public computers. Remote access and downloads are unavailable. 

  • Stuff Ltd titles: Manawatu Standard, Marlborough Express, Nelson Mail, NZ Gardener, NZ House & Garden, The Post, The Press, The Southland Times, Sunday News, Sunday Star-Times, Taranaki Daily News, The Timaru Herald, The TV Guide and Waikato Times.

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Need assistance?

The PressReader team can help you directly, submit a PressReader help request .

If you have any questions or need help with your Auckland Libraries account, call us on 09 377 0209 or fill out our online help form.

Auckland Council Libraries:PressReader Read eNewspapers and eMagazines from around the world on PressReader. Get the PressReader app or read in your browser.