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

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. Visit the PressReader Help Centre for assistance.

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

Digital magazines with RBdigital

RBdigital lets you use your computer, phone or tablet to read full editions of current and past issues of some of the world's most popular news, entertainment and personal improvement magazines.

Download the RBdigital app for Apple devices 
Download the RBdigital app for Android devices
Download the RBdigital for Amazon Kindle Fire

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.

Newspapers

Brantford Expositor Newspaper Archives

Access the full text of the Brantford Expositor online as far back as 1999 with Brantford Expositor Newspaper Archives Note: You must be in the Library to access this service.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers

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

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.

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.

Microfiche

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