eMagazines to discover

For our first WCL eMagazine Club we’re exploring our Libby eMagazine collection.
With over 4,500 different publications to choose from – all free to access instantly with your Library card –  take this opportunity to dive deep into collection and find the perfect glossy to suit your interests.

Here’s some recommendations based on popular titles, to help you dip your toe into our expansive archive.

If you like the New Zealand Listener:

Overdrive cover The Big Issue
High quality, varied and entertaining content for readers across age, culture, religion, gender and other demographics. The Big Issue shares in-depth interviews with local and international celebrities, artists, change-makers and thought leaders. It also focuses on local people or organisations committed to making positive changes in society – intent on finding innovative ways to effect change. (Adapted from Overdrive description)

Overdrive cover Harper’s Magazine
HARPER’S MAGAZINE, the oldest general interest monthly in America, explores the issues that drive the US national conversation.
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Overdrive cover The Critic
The Critic is Britain’s new monthly current affairs magazine for politics, art and literature. Dedicated to rigorous content, first rate writing and unafraid to ask the questions others won’t.
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If you like frankie:

Overdrive cover Dumbo Feather
In Dumbo Feather we scour the world to engage in rich conversations with extraordinary people. Our contributors and interview subjects share their lives, their work, and their vision for the world. Through sharing our stories, we enrich our lives and those around us. (Overdrive description)


Overdrive cover Lunch Lady Magazine
Lunch Lady is a quarterly keepsake full of meaningful content, inspiring family stories, easy DIY, stacks of recipes plus funny relatable opinion pieces about a balanced approach to family life. (Adapted from Overdrive description)



Overdrive cover Womankind
Womankind is an advertising free publication filled with art, photography, philosophy, psychology, and insights on how to live a more fulfilling life.(Adapted from Overdrive description)



Overdrive cover Peppermint Magazine
Peppermint is an Australian quarterly covering slow food, ethical fashion, natural living, health and beauty, diversity, social entrepreneurs and more, it was created for the rapidly growing number of individuals who appreciate design and creativity, but also care about social and environmental issues.
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Overdrive cover Huck
Huck is inspired by DIY culture, featuring people who make you think, who challenge the system, who strike out on their own. Packed with intelligent journalism and stunning photography, it covers the people and the places that are shaping culture all over the world.
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If you like National Geographic:

Overdrive cover New Scientist Australian Edition
New Scientist covers the latest developments in science and technology that will impact your world. Featuring cutting-edge news, award-winning features and reports, written in concise and clear language that puts discoveries and advances in the context of everyday life today and in the future.
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Overdrive cover All About Space
Every issue All About Space delivers fascinating articles and features on all aspects of space and space travel with mind-blowing photography and full-colour illustrations that bring the amazing universe around us to life.
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Overdrive cover Cosmos Magazine
Global science, from a unique Australian perspective.
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Overdrive cover BBC Countryfile Magazine
Countryfile Magazine inspires you to explore forgotten corners of the great British countryside and provides knowledge of the people and wildlife that inhabit it. We want to tempt you into trying new things, seek out new places and make the most of Britain’s beautiful landscapes.
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Overdrive cover Australian Geographic
Australian Geographic, Australia’s premier geographic journal, brings you the best of the country from those who know it best. Discover Australia’s rich cultural heritage, its beautiful landscapes, its unique and diverse plants and wildlife, and explore outback towns and the true-blue characters who call them home.
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If you like Vogue:

Overdrive cover AnOther Magazine
AnOther Magazine blends high fashion and world-class photography with features on the arts, politics and literature. AnOther Magazine quickly established a reputation for highly original content brought together in its pages by an emerging set of photographers, stylists and writers bound by a search for creativity and authenticity. (Adapted from Overdrive description)

Overdrive cover RUSSH
RUSSH Magazine is an independent, innovative fashion magazine, showcasing the work of leading and up-and-coming creatives across fashion, beauty and the arts. We collaborate with some of the industry’s most forward-thinking, boundary-pushing talents from across the globe to create a diverse offering of engaging and thought-provoking content.
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Overdrive cover Jalouse
French language fashion magazine featuring contemporary designers and high-fashion photography.



Overdrive cover L’OFFICIEL USA
Combining both men’s and women’s fashion in a bi-monthly publication L’Officiel USA provides readers with the very best that fashion, art, music, film, and culture have to offer.
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If you like Your Home & Garden:

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Bloom is a seasonal magazine for gardeners, plant admirers, nature lovers and outdoor adventurers. Packed with practical gardening projects, explorations of the natural world and celebrations of the beauty of all green spaces, whether they’re in the wilderness or on a windowsill. Beautiful and useful, inspiring you to harness the power of nature and to get out there and be a part of it.
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Overdrive cover Habitus
Habitus is a publication that has been passionately unpacking design from the inside-out and outside-in for more than ten years. Habitus explores how architecture and design express various ways of life, going beyond one-dimensional stories to gain a real understanding of how people live.
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Overdrive cover ABC Organic Gardener Magazine
Organic Gardener Magazine is a guide to organic gardening, providing informative and inspirational stories on everything you need to know to grow your own fruit and vegetables- without the use of harmful chemicals. Each issue includes practical tips and advice from leading organic gardening experts. (Adapted from Overdrive description)


Overdrive cover Sanctuary: Modern Green Homes
Build green, build beautiful, build affordable. Sanctuary profiles the work of Australia’s leading environmental architects and designers and provides a wealth of ideas and advice on how to make your home more sustainable, no matter what your budget. Discover the latest design ideas and cutting-edge green technology, and tips and solutions to help you create a comfortable home for life. (Adapted from Overdrive description)

Overdrive cover Artichoke
Artichoke, Australia’s most respected interior architecture and design magazine, presents inspiring examples of design excellence and engaging discussion of design issues to industry professionals and a broader audience of design-savvy consumers. It reviews significant new projects, profiles designers, showcases new products and explores creative design collaborations. (Adapted from Overdrive description)


If you like Women’s Weekly:

Overdrive cover Fairlady
FAIRLADY is a modern, glossy grown-up magazine that offers great stories and inspired solutions to the busy South African woman.
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Overdrive cover Town & Country UK
Town & Country UK is the British edition of a revered American magazine that has been an arbiter of style and taste since 1846. This luxury lifestyle publication offers an insider’s view of fashion, society and culture with a uniquely British sensibility.
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Overdrive cover Good
Good is the magazine for people who think and care about the everyday choices they make. Good is filled with inspirational stories, world-changing ideas and practical, down-to-earth advice on what to eat, grow, wear and more. Good is all about making better choices for your home, health, family and the community around you.
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Overdrive cover Woman
Woman is a place where real women are celebrated and uplifted, a community that reflects us – where we feel like we belong. Woman is a relatable and reliable source of information and inspiration. Featuring powerful stories, shared experiences, engaging entertainment and advice that connects and empowers women.
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