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​Just Read

​Just Read is a come-as-you-are, read-what-you-like online book club and so much more! Just Read circular logo

This monthly online book club is genre or theme based. Each month, a new genre or theme will be announced and your participation will be on your own and through social media.

Whether you are already an avid reader or want to be, whether you are looking for recommendations or know what you like, whether you are reading for you or reading to someone, Phoenix Public Library is here to help with a little inspiration.

Read what you like and be accountable to yourself.   

Each month, we will announce a book club genre or theme on our website. Read what you like within this genre or theme. Participate throughout the month by posting on social media, tagging Phoenix Public Library and #justreadppl to share, discuss and recommend your book choice.  Or, follow along on your own without posting on social media – it's all good! Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube or visit our website for more about the Just Read online book club.

​February's theme is Magazines

While books often get the spotlight, magazine reading is a daily part of many of our lives and is absolutely considered "real reading." This month, the Just Read book club writes a love letter to magazines!

Did you know Phoenix Public Library has magazines? We do. Come into our branches to thumb through a new issue, check out a back issue or use your library card to access all your favorite titles on our digital magazine platforms. Save on those newsstand and subscription prices and switch over to borrowing magazines with us.

Read an online magazine

Access online magazines with your Phoenix Public Library card.

Greater Phoenix Digital Library 

The Phoenix Public Library is now offering magazines through the Greater Phoenix Digital Library for readers to enjoy right in Libby or their browser. These magazines are always available and do not count toward a customer's item checkout limit for eBooks and Audiobooks in OverDrive. A selection of the titles you’ll find available include OK! magazine, HGTV Magazine, O, The Oprah Magazine, ESPN, Forbes, New York Magazine, Newsweek, Reader’s Digest and many other popular publications. 

Learn more about getting started with the Greater Phoenix Digital Library or go directly to the collection.​


With RBdigital, customers have unlimited access 300+ English and Spanish language magazines with unrestricted viewing 24/7. Magazines are displayed completely and in full color, just as you would see them in print. Create your Reading List and start flipping through those digital pages today!  

Learn more about getting started with  RBdigital or go directly to the collection.​


Flipster is an easy to use, online newsstand.  Access Flipster's library of popular magazine titles from any computer, laptop, or mobile device that is connected to the internet and click on a magazine to view it immediately within your browser.  Users have access to a variety of popular titles including Entertainment WeeklyEssenceInStylePeopleSports Illustrated and many more!

Learn more about getting started​ with Flipster or go directly to the collection​.  

Consumer Reports Online​  

Access more than 7,000 product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more from Consumer Reports Online.​

EBSCO MasterFILE Premier

EBSCO MasterFILE Premier is an index and abstracts to almost 3000 magazines covering a broad range of topics. Many are available in full-text, dating as far back as 1990. Includes an image database, the American Heritage Dictionary,access to full-text of Essential Documents of American History and Essential Historical Speeches, as well as full-text articles from Magill Book Reviews, covering classic literature and best sellers.

Browse print magazines

Come into one of our 17 locations to browse our magazine sections or find a title through our online catalog.

​How to participate on social media

Show us what you are reading by posting a photo on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter by tagging Phoenix Public Library and including #justreadppl and we may share your photo to help inspire the reading lists of others! Share book reviews, too! 

​Our Favorite Magazines

Staff member Carrie holding Phoenix MagazineStaff member CJ holding Living Blues MagazineStaff member Wendy holding The New YorkerStaff member Kris holding National Geographic TravelerStaff member Tom holding Orion Magazine

Staff member JC holding Rolling Stone Magazine 









Staff member Taunya holding Country Living MagazineStaff member Mark holding Choice MagazineStaff member Kristl holding Bon Appetit MagazineStaff member Vickie holding Allure Magazine 


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