New York Times

New York Times online access

Now you can access The New York Times online for free! 

  • Create a free account at
  • Within the Library, logging in to that account will give you free access. If you see ads suggesting you subscribe to a paid account. Just ignore them!
  • Away from the Library, you will still need an account, but you must use our special access link to redeem a code for 72 hours of free access. You may use the special link again every time your 3-day "subscription" has expired.

Can I Use an App?

  • Yes! But first, create an account at
  • Download the free New York Times app from Google Play, Amazon Appstore or iTunes.
  • If you use your app at the Library, once you have logged in you are all set!
  • If you use your app away from the Library, you will still occasionally have to go to the Remote Access link in a browser (/NYT) in order to renew your gift subscription using the Library's special access code.


  • Read the daily edition, and all online-only articles
  • Access to articles from 1851-1923, and 1980-today
  • Access Spanish and Chinese language editions of the Times
  • Watch videos and listen to podcasts
  • Personalize your account settings and features
  • Receive email newsletters and notifications on your phone, including the Morning and Evening Briefing
  • Utilize The New York Times mobile apps for phones and tablets
  • Explore education resources like Learning Network, including Lesson Plans for teachers
  • Take advantage of closed captioning, audio podcasts, increased type size, and more accessibility features