The New York Times - In Library Access

The New York Times
The New York Times - At Library Access

What is The New York Times - At Library Access

In Library Access via SCL wifi available in wifi range at Sonoma County Library branches.

Courtesy of the California State Library all California public libraries now have online access to The New York Times newspaper. This resource has access to New York Times regular newspaper content from 1851-1922 and 1981 to present.  For access to New York Times content from 1923-1980 see our New York Times-Remote Access page (1851 -present). 

How Do I get Started?

In library use only:  This access link will work ONLY via SCL wifi availablility in wifi range at Sonoma County Library branches.


In library access to all content below

  • All regular newspaper content (1851-1922 and 1981 - present)

  • All multimedia, including video, photography, VR features and all new multimedia to come

  • Spanish and Mandarin Chinese versions of

  • Personalized access, including e-mail newsletters such as California Today, and article recommendations based on topics you most commonly read about

  • The Learning Network - fresh classroom resources — from lesson plans and writing prompts to news quizzes, student contests and more — all based on the articles, essays, images, videos and graphics published on

  • Books - A massive trove of information on the literary world, including a Book Review podcast

  • ScienceTake - combines cutting-edge research from the world of science with stunning footage of the natural world in action

  • Guides - how to do all sorts of things, from planning your finances to telling a good story

Available for use on 

All computers and devices with internet and browser capabilities on library Wi-Fi

For New York Times app access see our New York Times remote access page

Need Help?

Contact us by emailphone or in person at any library branch.

The New York Times FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)