Magazines & Newspapers

Email Adult Services Desk or call 203-438-2282 x113

Magazines & Newspapers Online

OverDrive and the Libby App by OverDrive allow you to read complete digital magazines on your mobile device or computer. There are no holds and no limits on the number of magazines you can check out.

Click here for a selected list of titles available on OverDrive and Libby. 
Click here to start browsing magazines in OverDrive.


Search more than 12,000 publications. Provides indexing and abstracting as well as some full text.

MasterFILE Premier
Provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals

Consumer Reports
Find product ratings, recommendations and buying guides.

New York Times Digital

To enjoy complimentary access you must create an account. Click Log In and Sign Up to create an account with your personal email address, or log in if you already have created an account.

  • New York Times Digital (Remote Access)

    Offsite/remote access

    1. Open a web browser.
    2. Click on the remote access link (code).
    3. Click “Redeem” to get 72 hours of continuous access.
    4. Register with your personal email address, or click on “log in here” if you have already created an account. 

    Once you have created your account (or have logged in), you will receive an email confirmation of your 72-hour, unlimited access to New York Times Digital (pictured below).

National Newspapers

America’s News by NewsBank

  • Search over 3,000 U.S. news sources for local news and information, obituaries and more. Articles from The News Times (Danbury, CT 1996-to current) and
    The Ridgefield Press (2003-current) can be accessed from the Quick Links section. Available in the library and remotely with your library card.

ProQuest News and Newspapers

Local Newspapers

The Ridgefield Press is available on microfilm from 1875 through 2003 in the Library. Issues from 2004 through 2018 are available in PDF format on the Library’s public computers. Issues from 2019 on will be kept in print format.

  • The Ridgefield Press from April 2003 to present through America’s News by Newsbank. Full-text, fully searchable archive. Search anywhere, any time and on any device using this mobile friendly resource (Ridgefield Library card required for remote access).

Local Press Websites 

The Ridgefield Press

Newtown Bee

Suggest a Purchase

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Ridgefield Library Subscriptions

  • Click here for the current list of magazines available in Adult Services.

    For an alphabetical list check below.