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Idea Online Newspaper Service

Discover complete digital editions of popular newspapers and magazines from the UK and around the world from Idea Store and PressReader.

Enjoy access to over 2,000 titles from 100 countries in 60 languages, via an Idea Store computer, your own mobile device or remotely from home or work.

View the list of UK Magazine titles [PDF] 

View the list of US Magazine titles [PDF]

With PressReader You Can:

  • View back issues and see other publications from the same country.
  • Listen to the articles and magnify the page for easier reading.
  • Search for specific text in current and previous issues.
  • Receive an RSS feed of the newspaper.
  • View thumbnails of all pages in current issue.
  • Print the current page.

Accessing PressReader via an Idea Store Public PC

Accessing the service via an Idea Store public PC is quick and easy; there is no need to sign-in, just visit the PressReader website.  

View our step by step guide to using PressReader on a PC.

Accessing PressReader With Your Mobile Device 

  • Connect your mobile device to the Idea Store authenticated Wi-Fi
  • Download PressReader from your app store or go to Apple and Android apps are available.
  • Launch PressReader and login with your card and PIN after choosing Tower Hamlets Libraries from the library list drop-down menu, You can ignore registering as a new user if you would like as you are logged in anyway. Download and keep the newspapers you have selected.
  • Visit the Idea Store and connect to the Wi-Fi every time you would like to download newspapers to your device.

View our step by step guide to using PressReader on your mobile device.

Accessing PressReader From Home

Accessing the service remotely from home or work is quick and easy; just visit the PressReader website and sign in with your Idea Store library card number to read online.

View our step by step guide to using PressReader on a PC.