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Magazines & Newspapers


The publications you know, love, and trust – without the subscription fees.

News travels fast. Trends change. That’s why we have the latest magazines and newspapers you know and love available online and at our branch locations.

Magazines - Print and Online

We have the popular issues on the hottest topics available at each branch online 24/7.  For printed issues, you can enjoy these at each branch location and check out any back issue.  A few of our most requested titles are Esquire, Apple Magazine, People, ESPN, Vanity Fair, Cosmopolitan, HGTV, Car and Driver, Country Living, and Food Network

Digital Magazines – Immediate Access with Your Library Card

With Magzter, you can get instant full digital copies of thousands of magazine titles. Read full color, interactive eMagazines on your computer or mobile device. Unlimited checkouts and no return dates!  

Online Magazines


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Over 4,000 magazine titles available to read digitally!  Read in your browser or download the app for Apple or Android

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Printed Newspapers Hot Off the Press

Stay current with daily/weekly issues listed below along with previous issues up to ten days on the shelf.

  • Northern Virginia Daily
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Washington Post
  • Winchester Star

Our print edition newspapers are available at each branch location to enjoy in person and are not available for checkout. See the Information Desk at each library for more information.

Historical Newspaper Database

Advantage Digital Newspaper Archive

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Provides searchable digitized copies of newspapers published in Winchester and the surrounding area between 1786 and 1925.  The website may be accessed from any computer with an Internet connection.

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