Digital Newsstand

The New York Times Online

PLEASE NOTE: You must log in to your New York Times account for unlimited access. Please also note, there are three NYT collections: NYT newspaper, NYT Cooking Collection, NYT Games.  Each NYT collection requires its own unique access code. 

In-Library Access

  • Use a library computer
  • Use your own device or laptop and connect to the "Town of Scituate" wifi network
  • Click the link below for In-Library access to The New York Times
  • Click the login button in the upper right corner
    • First-time users: Click "Create one" to create a New York Times account.  Enter your email address and create a password to create the required New York Times account. (Be sure to write down your password. You need to log into your New York Times account each time for unlimited access.)
    • Returning users: Sign in to your New York Times account  In-Library Access to The New York Times

  Remote or Home Access

  • Click the link below for Home Access to The New York Times
  • Click Redeem to get 72 hours of continuous access
  • Click the login button in the upper right corner
    • First-time users: Click "Create one" to create a New York Times account. Enter your email address and create a password to create the required New York Times account. (Be sure to write down your password. You need to log into your New York Times account each time for unlimited access.) 
    • Returning users: Sign in to your New York Times account
  • After the 72 hours have passed, you will need to redeem another code for another 72 hours of remote access Remote or Home Access to The New York Times

New York Times Cooking Collection Remote Access

As with at-home access to the New York Times daily paper, you'll need to redeem an access code for the Cooking Collection, good for 72 hours. If you're a first-time user, you'll need to set up a free account first. (Be sure to write down your login information because you will need it to log in after the redemption code expires.) After the 72 hours have passed, you will need to redeem another code for another 72 hours of remote access. 

New York Times Games Remote Access

As a Scituate Town Library patron, you also have access to the New York Times Games collection. Fuel your mind with access to the NYT's suite of games, including the Crossword.  Start enjoying your access today using the same steps as above. 

Redeem 72-hour code for NYT paper here.
Redeem 72-hour code for NYT Cooking Collection here.
Redeem 72-hour code for NYT Games here.


Local and National News

America's News Collection NewsBank’s electronic edition of the news provides the community with up-to-date online articles from local, regional, and national sources. Its diverse source types include printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Explore a specific issue or event through detailed coverage provided by local reporting or compare a wide variety of viewpoints from across the country on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities, and people. Search current and archived coverage with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate, and other sections. Use this database.

The Boston Globe: 1980 - Present  Use this Database

Boston Metro News Collection Explore news and information from across the greater Boston area, covering broad subjects of interest to hyperlocal issues. The Boston Metro Collection provides access to more than 260 local sources, including newspapers, broadcast transcripts, college publications, online-only content, and more. Use this database.

The Patriot Ledger Collection Search more than 19 years of Quincy history with The Patriot Ledger Collection. Coverage from 2000 through current. Explore current and archived issues of The Patriot Ledger with full-color newspaper pages and individual articles, as well as content only published online. Use this database.

The Brockton Enterprise Collection Search more than 19 years of Brockton news with The Enterprise Collection. Coverage from 2000 through current. Explore current and archived issues of The Enterprise with full-color newspaper pages and individual articles, as well as content only published online. Use this database.


libby logoDigital Magazines

Old Colony Library Network offers access to over 140 popular magazines, easily viewable on any Internet-enabled device. With your OCLN Library Card you enjoy unlimited access to magazines with unrestricted viewing 24/7. Read full digital editions on your computer or laptop via a web browser, or on your mobile device with the Libby app installed.

You need a valid OCLN library card and an email address to create a Libby account. Use Libby in your internet browser or download the Libby app today to get started! 

Digitized Scituate Newspapers

Select years have been digitized and are accessible online.  To see which papers and years have been made available, and to see additional Scituate records that have been digitized, visit our Local History and Genealogy Page.