Magazines and Newspapers

Print magazines and newspapers

ECRL branches have magazines and newspapers for browsing. The current issue is in-library use only. Back issues of magazine may be checked out. A small core collection is funded by ECRL. Many branches also have additional subscriptions funded by local support groups and individuals.

All branches do not have the same titles.  Use these directories to identify where you may find specific subscriptions:


Digital magazines and newspapers

Zinio for Libraries

Establish a free account to download to the Zinio for Libraries app or stream online full issues of digital magazines. Unlimited checkouts, no waiting lists, and there are never any due dates.  Current and back issues are available.


ProQuest Newsstand Complete Newspaper articles from hundreds of papers including the Minneapolis Star Tribune, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Barron’s, USA Today, and many more.**

You may also wish to search particular newspapers within the ProQuest Newsstand collection directly.  To do so, use the links below:


Historical Minneapolis Tribune (1867-1922) Contains full-text and article images from the Minneapolis Tribune (1867-1908) and the Minneapolis Morning Tribune (1909-1922). The newspapers are available through a platform provided by the Minnesota Historical Society in partnership with Minnesota State Library Services.