Magazines and Newspapers


Go paperless! Stay on top of current events with our digital magazine and newspaper collections. Perfect for reading on the go. Great for commuting or taking on vacation.

Looking for our magazines and newspapers in print? Visit the Newsroom on the 2nd floor, a space where you will find 200+ magazines and over 20 newspapers.


RBDigital is a collection of ~3,000 magazines provided by Recorded Books LLC. The magazine collection includes a wide variety of genres, titles for all ages and international publications in many world languages.

Effective February 1, 2021, the RBDigital magazine collection will be transferred to Overdrive and can be accessed through the PPL Overdrive website or on the Libby mobile app. Please reach out to the Information Desk if you require assistance with accessing any of the library’s digital collections.

Access RBDigital


Specifics

  • Available on computer and mobile devices.
  • Unlimited checkouts
  • No overdue fees
  • Keep titles in your personal collection forever or delete at any time.

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Highlights and Accessibility

  • Print articles, puzzles and coloring pages.
  • World language magazines available; find using the advanced search or filter tool.
  • Computer users can explore accessibility options using the Ally Toolbar.


The New York Times provides the latest coverage of business, politics, news of the world, entertainment, arts, sports and more.


IN-LIBRARY ACCESS 

When open, the library provides access inside the library for all visitors, on your computer or device or on ours.

  • Visit nytimes.com/register 
  • Create a personal account using your email address and password of your choice.

 

REMOTE ACCESS

  • PPL library card required.
  • Visit nytimes.com/register 
  • Create a personal account using your email address and password of your choice.
  • Contact us to receive a special code that allows for 72 hours of access.  At the conclusion of the 72-hour period, you may re-use the same code to get another 72-hours.
  • For historical articles, try searching ProQuest Historical Newspapers: U.S. Major Dailies (1849 – 2017), which includes full-text coverage from Chicago Tribune (1849 – 1997), Los Angeles Times (1881 – 1996), The New York Times with Index (1851 – 2017), The Wall Street Journal (1889 – 2003), and The Washington Post (1877 – 2004).  Library card required.


The Wall Street Journal provides the latest coverage of business, politics, news of the world, entertainment, arts, sports and more.


IN-LIBRARY ACCESS 

When open, the library provides access inside the library for all visitors, on your computer or device or on ours.

 

REMOTE ACCESS

  • PPL library card required.
  • Contact us to receive a special link that provides 3 days of access.
  • This special link will be sent by email.
  • Click on the link and create a personal account using your email and password of your choice.
  • At the end of the 3 days, use the same link for another 3 days of access and login as an existing user with the email and password created previously.
  • Link may be used repeatedly.
  • For historical coverage, try searching ProQuest Historical Newspapers: U.S. Major Dailies (1849 – 2017), which includes full-text coverage from Chicago Tribune (1849 – 1997), Los Angeles Times (1881 – 1996), The New York Times with Index (1851 – 2017), The Wall Street Journal (1889 – 2003), and The Washington Post (1877 – 2004).  Library card required.