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

RBDigital: Establish a free account to download to the RBdigital 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.

Help and FAQs

Need additional assistance?  Contact RBdigital.

ProQuest Newsstand Complete ProQuest Global Newsstream: 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.*

Selected Websites:


*Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM).