Newspapers & Magazines

Digital Magazines

Libby by OverDrive Opens in new windowMore than 3,000 magazines are available through OverDrive! 

Search and download full issues of magazines through The OverDrive "Digital Catalog" or on your computer or the Libby app on your phone or tablet

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OverDrive and the Libby App are provided by the Old Colony Library Network

Newspaper Archives

Detailed Instructions for access

Access to archived stories from The Boston Globe, The New York Times and to other regional and national newspapers through Gale OneFile News is provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System, using funds from the State of Massachusetts and from the Institute for Museum and Library Services (part of the National Endowment for the Humanities)
Access to archived local stories from The Quincy Patriot Ledger, The Brockton Enterprise, the many other newspapers archived through The Boston Metro Collection, and regional and national stories through America's News from NewsBank is provided through the Old Colony Library Network
Access to The site and The Wall Street Journal Online is provided by the Town of Canton  

Scholarly Article & General Periodical Resources

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Newspapers and Magazines in Print

The Library subscribes to over 100 popular magazines and several local, regional, and national newspapers, located in the Periodicals Room on the Washington St. side of the building. Back issues of magazines and newspapers are located in the Reference Room.

Newspapers and Magazines on Microfilm

A microfilm machine is available in the Reference Room available in the Reference room. Print, scan to file, and save images to  flash drive or email. There is no charge for this service but staff should be consulted before using the equipment.  Available microfilm includes the Canton Citizen, Canton Journal, some Canton vital records, back issues of some magazines etc. You may bring in your own microfilm to view and print.  We can locate local obituaries for you if you can provide an approximate date.