Library Resources | June 12, 2018
Take a look at the most popular digital magazines downloaded last summer by public library patrons in the United States and Canada.
For most library patrons, summer is a time to relax and take a step back from the hustle of school, work and daily life. It can also be a time to focus on passion projects, including home remodeling, gardening, fitness and most importantly, reading magazines. For librarians looking to provide summer resources for their patrons to help pursue these projects, we’ve assembled the most popular digital magazines downloaded by public library patrons during June, July and August in the United States and Canada. Take a look at the list below and to compare your library’s current collections to the most popular summer magazines from the past summer.
Let’s face it. Most students don’t want to be puzzling through dense academic tomes during the summer. There’s a way to have fun and be smart about it, too. That’s why digital magazines make a great choice for kids to access and download from any location. Here are the top 10 Flipster® magazines for young readers:
Gardening and light home improvement isn’t only about beautification; these activities offer therapeutic benefits as well. It can ease stress and even improve moods. Many of us get creative and find a green thumb this time of year but aren’t sure exactly where to start. Whether patrons are looking to beautify their home or start a new hobby, here are 10 magazines that can help:
Most students don’t want to be puzzling through dense academic tomes during the summer. There’s a way to have fun and be smart about it, too.
Few things are as motivating as a great fitness article. At the end you think, “I could fit in a quick 20-minute workout this afternoon, right?” Fitness magazines motivate you with great workouts, tips and ideas for getting strong and staying healthy. Here are 10 magazines that you may want to add to your collection to help library patrons stay on the right track all summer long:
Celebrity gossip is one of our favorite guilty pleasures and there’s no shortage of magazines to keep us in-the-know about the latest entertainment news and pop culture happenings. From the royal wedding to the newly-single Channing Tatum, these magazines are sure to satisfy the hunger for things we know we shouldn't love, but do.
If your library isn’t a current subscriber of Flipster, EBSCO’s digital magazine newsstand, it’s easy to request a free trial to help provide these resources for patrons.
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