eMagazines & Newspapers

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Download magazines and newspapers 24 hours a day / 7 days a week!

Catch up on the news anytime, anywhere with magazines and newspapers available at your fingertips.

Our electronic collection is free and available to Norfolk residents, Norfolk property owners, Norfolk business owners, and those employed in Norfolk. Non-Norfolk Virginia residents can access the digital collection for an annual fee of $35.00.

r b digital magazines

rbdigital - Browse full digital copies of your favorite magazines in entertainment, news, fashion, technology, travel and more. eMagazines are displayed in the same format as print magazines but with additional bonus features like video, audio, and hyperlinks. eMagazines are always available, never expire, and can be stored indefinitely. rbdigital magazine FAQs


The New York Times - Enjoy unlimited digital access to the New York Times courtesy of NPL! Access includes  the National, International, Chinese and Spanish editions, including articles, blog posts, videos and virtual reality content.

Access to NYT in the Library

  • Connect to the Library’s WiFi or use a public library computer.
  • First-time users will need to register for a free account at NYTimes.com
  • Returning users can log in at NYTimes.com and read unlimited articles.

Access to NYT Off-Site

  • Use this unique link to receive 72 hours of unlimited access to the NY Times website and smartphone apps.
  • One your access expires, return to this page to renew your access for another 72 hours.