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Magazines + Newspapers

Magazines Online

Read the latest full-colour magazines for free on your computer, tablet, or smartphone! Choose from 50 popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number you can download. Find out how to get started [PDF], read the Zinio FAQ [PDF], and see what magazines we offer [PDF]!

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Magazines in Print

From People to Macleans, you can find your favourite magazine at the library. Simply enter the title and the keyword “magazine” into the catalogue to see what is available. Example: “Consumer Reports magazine

To borrow a magazine, place a hold on the issue in the catalogue and choose the library location where you want to pick it up.

Newspapers in Print

Drop by our Idea Exchange library locations to read the print copies of newspapers. Find the classified ads, obituaries and more that you can't access online.


Historical Newspapers

newspapersWe have copies of local newspapers on microfilm at our Queen's Square location. Don't see the paper or issue you need? The Cambridge Archives can help.

Newspapers Online


Read articles and explore current issues from over 4000 world news sources, dating back to 1978. Includes 110 Ontario newspapers such as the Waterloo Region Record (1990 - current), Toronto Star, Hamilton Spectator, Guelph Mercury, and Cambridge Times (2013 - current).


Find articles from a comprehensive list of Canadian and international newspapers, including the Cambridge Times (2008 to current) and The Globe and Mail (1985 to current).