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Access Newspapers From Home

Did you know you can access many of our newspapers from home, for free with your library card?  Watch this short instructional video to see how.

Newspaper Titles include:

  • Detroit Free Press (Full Text 1999-Present)
  • Detroit News (Full Text: May 23, 2006- November 18, 2011)
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Financial Times (Daily Digital Print Edition)
  • Los Angeles Times (Full Text: December 1996-Present)
  • New York Times (Full Text: 1980-Present)
  • Wall Street Journal (Full Text: 1984-Present)
  • Washington Post (Full Text: 1987-Present)

See our full digital newspaper collection.

Pro Tip: Use the advanced search feature to specify today’s date, or whatever date you would like, and read all articles from the paper that day.

U.S. Newsstream

U. S. Newsstream offers the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as full-text archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites. This database also offers one of the largest collections of local and regional newspapers, spanning the whole United States.

Looking for historical newspapers? 

The library offers access to the following:

  • Birmingham Eccentric (Digitized: 1882-1964)
  • Historical Detroit Free Press (Full Image: 1831-1922, Full Text: 1923-1999)
  • Historical New York Times (Full Text: 1851-2013)

Comics & Crosswords

  • AZ Central– Compiles a variety of popular comics every day
  • GoComics– Compiles new comics daily in various categories including Classic, Family, Political, Offbeat, Office Humor, Relationships, and Sports
  • Dictionary.com Daily Crossword
  • USA Today Daily Crossword
  • Washington Post Daily Crossword

Don’t have a Bloomfield Township Card?  Apply for one today!  We also offer ecards for those that aren’t able to visit the library.