Flipster is a free digital magazine service provided courtesy of your library. Find libraries near you that offer Flipster, then explore, download, and read magazines any time on your Apple devices.

If you find that your library does not offer Flipster, encourage them to sign up today.

- Locate participating libraries
- Browse, search, and download popular magazines to read offline
- Access digital table of contents for each magazine
- Read articles in text view
- Tap highlighted areas to jump to articles and related websites
- Track percentage of magazine read

Now it’s time to relax, put your feet up and read your favorite magazines with Flipster!

What's New

Version 5.3.7

Enhanced accessibility experience.

Ratings and Reviews


Love It, Glitchy Lately

I love this app! Unfortunately it has been crashing a lot lately. Hoping for a fix soon.


Great App! But..

Why can't we remove the white borders in landscape so we can read a magazine fullscreen?

Otherwise, fantastic! Clean and simple.

Developer Response

By popular demand, you can now enable full-screen mode! Read without the distraction of navigation or tab bars. Tap the full-screen icon in the top left of the Read Screen; tap again to return to default view.

Todd Reed

Terrible user experience

The concept is good, but the implementation is terrible. Downloading magazines is cumbersome as it requires that you first "read" the magazine from your web browser on your device, and then you can open the magazine in Flipster. If you plan on reading several magazines, this work-flow quickly becomes tiresome. The in-app reading experience is also poor because the magazine pages are just low-resolution images; the text is pixelated, especially if you zoom in. Zinio for Libraries, while also not perfect, is a much better choice.


EBSCO Publishing
29.3 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2014-2017 EBSCO Information Services


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