Quick Guide to PressReader

For Digital Editions of Newspapers and More
You will need your Greenwich Library card number and PIN.
Printable Version


  • Go to the Digital Library page on the Greenwich Library website to begin.
  • Select PressReader under the Newspaper section.
  • When prompted enter your Library card number and PIN.

App Install

  1. Install the free PressReader app from the Apple App store (iPhone/iPad) or Google Play store (Samsung, Android Devices).
  2. Select Greenwich Library as your Library Group.
  3. Enter your Library card number (no spaces, typically 14 digits beginning in 21117).
  4. Enter your Library card PIN (4-digit number) and press “Submit.”

Create an Account

*Required to save newspaper choices!*

Web Users:

  1. Click the “Sign Up” button upper right corner of the website. 
  2. Create a PressReader Account using your email address, password, and first and last name.
  3. Select email communications.

  4. Finish by clicking “Create My Account.”

Mobile Users:

  1. Click the “Sign In” button lower right corner of your smartphone or tablet.
  2. Click the “Email” icon.
  3. Click the “Sign up” button to create a new account using your email address, password, and first and last name. 

Browsing & Borrowing

  1. To locate a specific title, use the search field to search publications, stories, or interests.
  2. To browse, scroll down and look at the lists of popular and featured categories. Tap on whatever interests you.
  3. Once you find an available title, tap “READ” to open the newspaper.
  4. To mark a paper as a favorite choice, tap the heart symbol.
  5. For Android users: use the tools at the bottom of the screen.
  6. For Apple users: use the tools at the side of the screen.
  7. Papers can be downloaded or read within the app.