Magazines and newspapers

Enjoy current print and digital magazines and newspapers and get access to old newspapers through online databases and our local history department. All digital services mentioned below can be accessed for free anywhere you have an internet connection.

Need help getting started? Book one-on-one time with Library staff to see how to use these great services.

Digital Magazines and newspapers with PressReader

PressReader provides free access to current full issues of thousands of newspapers and magazines from more than 100 countries. Issues and articles can be read on your computer, tablet or device and preferences can be saved to cater to your interests. Note - If using the app, you must log in every 30 days to maintain free access.

Download the PressReader app for Apple devices
Download the PressReader app for Android devices

Watch a PressReader tutorial video or visit the PressReader Help Centre for assistance. 

Digital magazines with OverDrive (and the Libby app)

Get instant and full access to some of the world's most-popular magazines with our OverDrive service and its Libby app. OverDrive and the Libby app is also our most-popular eBook and Audiobook service. 

Get the Libby App

Watch an OverDrive/Libby tutorial video

Print magazines

We have a large selection of magazines available for three-week loans period. Browse all magazine titles in our catalogue. Please note, the most current editions cannot be checked out.


ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Use the ProQuest database to search historic newspaper articles from major Canadian newspapers, plus several journals.

Watch a ProQuest tutorial video.

Canadian Reference Centre (EBSCOhost)

The EBSCOhost database contains the largest collection of regional full text content available to Canadian libraries. Includes Canadian magazines, newspaper, newswires and reference books.

Watch an EBSCOhost tutorial video.

Newspapers in the Library

We have a selection of current local and national newspapers in the library as well as back issues that can be read while visiting.


Our Local History room at the Main Branch has microfiche copies of newspapers from as far back as the 1850s.