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The New York Times: full website access (from any Oak Park library location or from another location) & full-text article access: current (1980-present), online (2015-present) & historical with index (1851-2016)

Full website access details & instructions

Find breaking news, multimedia, reviews, and opinion on Washington, business, sports, movies, travel, books, jobs, education, real estate, and more. You must be 13 years or older to use this service. Users under 18 need parent or legal guardian permission to sign up. Available on iOSAndroid, and in browser on laptop/desktop. Need help? Explore FAQs for iOS and Android devices.

How to access

  1. First-time users must create an account with The New York Times.
  2. Enter your email address and create a password or connect using an existing Google or Facebook account.
  3. Inside the library: enjoy unlimited access on any library computer or any device connected to the library’s Wifi.
    Outside the library: request an instant digital access code to get 72 hours of full, off-site access. Once your pass expires, return to this page to request a new instant digital access code for another 72 hours.
  4. Questions? Contact us »

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