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Magazines and Newspapers


View the list of Magazines available at the Library (hard copy and microfilm)

Search the catalog for Magazines search catalog (hard copy only)

Current Magazines

We carry a wide variety of magazines. All but the current issue of hard copies are available to be checked out by library users.

Backfile Magazines

We keep previous years of many of our magazines in our Backfile area.

Online Resources

Ebsco Database - thousands of full-text magazine and newspaper articles and other resources.

RBdigital Magazines

Offering full-color, digital magazines for immediate checkout and reading online for desktop and mobile devices. Popular new and backlist titles with no holds, no checkout periods and no limits.

America's News Magazines-  featuring web-only magazines including Newsweek Global, as well as popular magazines like Popular Science, Foreign Affairs, Mother Earth News, Smithsonian and more.

If you are accessing the online resources from home, please have your library card handy - you will be asked for your 14 digit Library Card Number.


View the list of Newspapers available at the Library

Current Newspapers

We carry several current issues of local and national newspapers. We keep the printed copy of the current month plus the 2 previous months. Older issues of the Record Searchlight are available on microfilm.

Record Searchlight, Intermountain News, Sacramento Bee, San Francisco Chronicle, Wall Street Journal

Old Newspapers

We have a comprehensive collection of Shasta County's major newspapers starting from the 1850s on microfilm. Since then Redding's newspapers have merged 3 different times to bring us to the current Redding Record Searchlight.

View a pdf of the various run times and mergers: ShastaNewspapers

Shasta Courier

1853-1873, and the Mountain Echo, 2011, fully indexed. As part of the CA Digital Newspaper Collection.

Shasta Courier, 1853-1873

America's Newspapers online

View an online database of local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers--all in one easy-to-search database, as well as coverage of U.S. and international news, business, lifestyle, entertainment, sports, and science and technology from familiar magazines.

Search full-text articles of:

Redding Record Searchlight from 3/10/1991-Current
Anderson Valley Post from 5/3/2006-Current
The Sacramento Bee from 1/1/1984-Current
San Francisco Chronicle from 1/1/1985-Current

If you are accessing the databases from home, please have your library card handy - you will be asked for your 14 digit Library Card Number.