The New Car issue of Consumer Reports is an April tradition. How to get it at home without paying a subscription? Log in to Consumer Reports through the library’s website and get complete coverage from Consumer Reports online and print versions - all for free with your library card! Find ratings for new and used cars, buying & pricing tips, maintenance & repair advice and more.
To access Consumer Reports, be sure to start at the library’s website to get free access. Visit chandlerlibrary.org and choose the Research & Learning tab. Then choose A-Z List of Resources, and scroll down to choose ConsumerReports.org. You’ll need your library card and PIN if you’re signing in from home. Then you can browse the highlighted articles and reviews, or choose Cars and other products from the Product Reviews header in the top menu.
Get even more new car information from Flipster, an online collection of full-page magazines including Motor Trend. You can check out as many issues as you want and there are no late fines! Visit Flipster at the library's website to read instantly online, or take Flipster on the go with the free Flipster app for Android, iOS or Kindle fire.
For an even more extensive collection of online magazines and newspapers, choose PressReader. This collection features Car and Driver and other automotive titles from around the world. If you’re accessing PressReader from home, choose Sign in with your Library or Group, then search for Chandler Public Library and enter your library card and PIN numbers. (Make sure to choose Library to get free access.)
Can’t make it in to the library to get a card? We now offer eCards that allow access to our online resources, including Consumer Reports, Flipster and PressReader! If you’re a Maricopa County resident, you can fill out the online form to register for your eCard. See more at our Get a Library Card page. eCard users can come in to the library at any time to upgrade to a full-access card that allows checkout of books and other physical materials.