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Thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks available anytime and from anywhere you have internet access—free with your library card!

RBdigital Instructions

Mobile devices use the RBdigital app to access magazines, eAudiobooks and eBooks as well as to download them for offline use.

PCs, Macs and laptops use an internet browser to access magazines, eAudiobooks and eBooks.

Loan Details

  • More than 28,000 eAudiobook titles are instantly available.
  • Magazines have no due dates, holds or download limits.
  • Audiobooks and eBooks can be checked out for up to 21 days.
    • Titles are renewable.
    • Holds can be placed if an item is in use, although most eAudiobooks are always available.
    • Up to ten titles of each format may be borrowed at the same time.

One-Time Setup for All Users: Create RBdigital Account

  • Open research.fairfaxcounty.gov/az.php from a computer or mobile device.
  • Scroll down to R in the alphabetical listing. Select RBdigital Books or RBdigital Magazines.
  • First time users must create an account. Select Register  and enter the requested information and create and confirm a password. Your account can be used to access both books and magazines.

Note: Customers who had an account with Zinio will also need to create a new account. The library strongly recommends using the same user ID and password currently in use. This will allow reading history to be transferred to the updated RBdigital product. If you create new credentials and do not use the same User ID and Password, your reading history will not be transferred.

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