Library Customers Have Unlimited Access to More Than 3,200 Titles
Public library customers in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties can now access more than 3,200 free online versions of the most popular magazines through expanded offerings from digital media provider RBdigital. The service is funded through the Southern Maryland Regional Library Association, Inc. (SMRLA).
The online platform features unlimited access to full-color digital versions of popular magazines like National Geographic, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker and thousands more. Customers can view new releases and back issues instantly for desktop reading or mobile streaming with no holds or checkout limits. There are plenty of offerings for kids too, including titles like Highlights, National Geographic for Kids, American Girl and more.
To learn more about digital magazine access and other services for online content, visit your public library website:
- Calvert Library – https://calvertlibrary.info
- Charles County Public Library – https://www.ccplonline.org/
- St. Mary’s County Library – https://www.stmalib.org/
Access to digital magazines and other downloadable materials is also available on the Collection of Southern Maryland’s Online Services (COSMOS) website.
Formed in 1959, SMRLA leverages economies of scale to support the three Southern Maryland library systems with efficient, coordinated services. SMRLA operates the tri-county circulation and online catalog system known as COSMOS (Collections of Southern Maryland’s On-Line System); provides access to downloadable books, ebooks, online research and information resources, and other free electronic services; runs the region’s interlibrary loan system for books and materials; and organizes in-service training for library staff.
For more information about the Southern Maryland Regional Library Association, visit smrla.org.