Magazines & Newspapers

Email Adult Services Desk or call 203-438-2282 x12004

Magazines & Newspapers Online

Now you can read complete digital magazines on your mobile device or computer. RBdigital Magazines for Libraries offers access to your favorite magazines provided through your library for instant browser streaming and app-driven offline viewing.
Try it now!

We offer over 50 for patrons to choose, from The New Yorker to Mother Earth News.
Click here for a list of available titles.


  • No holds or checkout periods
  • Multiple viewing platforms (computer, tablet, smartphone)
  • Interactive elements such as audio and video
  • Intuitive searching and navigating within each magazine

MainFILE (EBSCO) – Search more than 12,000 publications, 440,000 images, and 17,500 company reports.

MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO) – Search 1,700 magazines, reference books, and images from 1975 to present. Includes Consumer Reports articles in full text.

Consumer Reports – Search for products, find ratings, recommendations, information on reliability, and buying guides. View the current issue of Consumer Reports magazine.

National Newspapers


Ridgefield Library subscriptions:

  • See this page for a listing of available periodicals by subject.
  • See below for a listing of available periodicals by title. 

Local Newspapers

  • Ridgefield Press :The Ridgefield Press is available on microfilm from 1875 through 2003.  Issues published from 2004 through August 2015 are available on Library computers only, in a searchable online format.  Issues from September 2015 to present are available in paper format.  Please ask at the Adult Services Desk for assistance.
  • Newtown Bee
  • Danbury NewsTimes
  • Norwalk Hour
  • Wilton Bulletin

Suggest a Purchase

We will do our best to fulfill requests, but please allow at least two weeks for your item to come in. The Library will either purchase the item or try to borrow it from another library.

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