Newspapers and magazines


All libraries will be closed on Thursday 8 March for staff training, we apologise for any inconvenience caused. You can renew your items from your account

Library members have free access to our subscriber-only newspaper websites in libraries and from home. You’ll need your library card number and PIN to sign in.

Online reference library

The online reference library includes:

  • Current magazines (Zinio)
  • Times Digital Archive 1785-2008
  • Sunday Times 1822-2006
  • Illustrated London News 1842-2003
  • British Newspaper Archive 1710-1954, including Hastings Observer and Sussex Advertiser – available in library only

Several libraries have national or local papers and magazines in print or microfilm – some dating back to the 1700s.