PressReader for Libraries

As a partner and distributer of PressReader UKS are driven to facilitate any installations or marketing of PressReader as well as providing support to clients that manage library spaces anywhere in South Africa. This is so that any library member be they educator, student, professional or member of the general public can have access to PressReader’s rich banks of stored historic articles and the most recent, up to date, cutting edge.
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PressReaders Story

It started with a vision. In 1999, they wanted to keep people connected to the stories they cared about — stories from home — whenever they traveled.

Now, PressReader is an award-winning digital platform that delivers digital content to readers in the most personalized way, a way that makes sense to them. They’ve partnered with thousands of publishers around the world to bring the best newspapers and magazines onto a single platform that’s updated every day.

With over 7,000 magazines and newspapers, updated as soon as they’re available from the publishers, every reader can stay connected to the stories they care about and discover new favorites.

Why it's good for your patrons


Over 3,000 global newspapers. That’s more than anyone else.


Thousands of magazines to cater to the interests and passions of all your patrons.


Built for an engaging reading experience. With search functionality, topic alerts, collections and instant translation in up to 18 languages.


Publications from over 120 countries in more than 60 languages, so your international patrons can stay up-to-date with news from home.

At the Library

Your patrons get unlimited access to over 7,000 premium newspapers and magazines as soon as they step through your doors. They can browse on any device by following two simple steps:

  1. Download the PressReader app or visit to
  2. Connect to the library’s Wi-Fi network.

That’s it. Really.

With quality content from more than 120 countries in over 60 different languages, patrons from all over can stay connected to what’s happening locally and overseas.

Best of all, they can get access how they want — on library

computers, or on their own personal devices.


Your patrons can take PressReader with them even after they walk out of your doors.

They can access PressReader offsite on any personal device in a few different ways:

Using their library card to login on the PressReader app or on or through your library website.

Whether they find a cool magazine just before they leave, or want to finish up an article on the way home. They’ll have access to their favorite publications anywhere, anytime.

It’s possible with PressReader.

Want to Know More?

We are happy to answer any of your questions or even set up a demo to show you how easy it is to install, personalize and navigate this invaluable asset and tool.

Be the hub of your community and its gateway to the world through sharing, learning and growing together.