Newspapers & Magazines

Magazines are not available for browsing, but some back issues may be placed on hold in the Library catalog using your Library card or by request to Library staff at the Adult Services desk, 303-661-1163. Newspapers are currently unavailable.

To access digital Magazines and eNews, you may be prompted to enter your Lafayette Library card number; if you don’t have one, call us at 303-661-1163. We will make you a new card over the phone. If you are unable to reach us, you may get a temporary online card for online use.

Online Magazines

RB Digital

For free access to many popular magazines for your mobile device or computer, make an RB Digital account using your regular Library card number or a temporary card.  Learn more about RB Digital.

Consumer Reports

  • Print edition archives - free, searchable access to the full text of the print editions of Consumer Reports (with page views)
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  • Consumer Reports online - free access to the online ConsumerReports.org website (contains articles not found in print edition)
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Online Newspapers via Newsbank

Newsbank - includes Colorado and national news sources

Within Newsbank, search current and archived issues (some featuring full-color newspaper pages), full-text articles, video, and content only published online. From the main access link to Newsbank, search all or find quick links to all the collections, browse by special topics, and find lesson plans. Newsbank also offers the ability to set alerts on news topics, listen to audio clips of news articles, save search results and more.
Tip: To browse/search a specific news source within any of our featured collections below, click or tap on Source Name.
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America's News

Use this Newsbank collection to explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people, and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues, and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the United States, including a variety of Colorado newspapers.
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Colorado News

Search a total of 61 Colorado news sources, including a full-color image edition of the Denver Post, on Newsbank. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles, and content only published online.
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Daily Camera (Boulder)

Enjoy full-text free access to many articles from the Boulder newspaper, The Daily Camera, from 2001-present, on Newsbank. Note: This collection is not a full digital replica; ads, graphics, and wire service articles are excluded. The archive for today’s date is added to later in the week.
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Denver Post

Explore Denver history through local news, events, and people with the Denver Post Collection on Newsbank. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles, and content only published online. Collections include text and image editions (replica of print newspaper), web edition, and Denver Post blogs.
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Go directly to: Image edition | Text edition | Web edition | Blogs

More National and International News 

New York Times Digital

Enjoy unlimited, free access to the online edition of the New York Times. Read articles, watch videos, personalize notifications, settings and features, and enjoy additional education resources and foreign language editions.

For remote access: Use the code at lafayetteco.gov/NYT or cityoflafayette.com/NYT for three days of free access - you may use the code unlimited times! Choose the option to make a new account the first time; each time you top it off, use the "Already have an Account link" to just sign in.
Access from within the Library | Access remotely

Tips:

  • If prompted later to buy a subscription, your access is up: simply navigate to the code page link, sign in with your existing account, and you will launch your additional set of days.
  • If you navigate to a NYT article from a Google or other news feed link, you will hit the paywall even if the site signs you into your account. To enjoy the free access, always start your browsing from within nyt.

Newspaper Source Plus

Full-text digital collection of the world’s major news content. Includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires, and news magazines, as well as television and radio transcripts, and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources. If prompted, enter your Lafayette Library card number; if you don’t have one, call 303-665-5200. We will make you a new card over the phone. If you can't reach us, you may get a temporary online card first.
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Online Historical Newspapers

Colorado Historic Newspapers  Collection

More Online Resources

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