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News Sources

  • Daily Herald (Full text articles, 1995-present)
    • Log in using your 14-digit barcode.
    • Access the archives, including obituaries, for free with your Winfield Library card.
    • Access to the image edition is now included.
  • My Suburban Life: Winfield News
  • NEW - The New York Times Online
    • Get the same experience as a New York Times subscriber, free online with your Winfield Library card!
    • To access The New York Times from home:
      1. Visit our catalog at and login to your account. Guests may not use this service so you must be logged in.
      2. Find the All Headings button near the search bar at the top of the page. Click the Select Resources icon, also known as the "burger" or the "stack of pancakes," next to the All Headings button.
      3. Click the text link to "New York Times Digital."
      4. A new window will pop up with a code. Click "Redeem." (Write down this code if you would prefer to use the NYT app instead of a web browser.. You can log in there with this code for 24 hours.)
      5. Next, create a NYT account.
      6. You will be notified that your access will last 24 hours. You can log in again after that 24 hour period using this same procedure.
    • To access The New York Times using a library computer or our wi-fi:
      1. Register or log in at
      2. Enjoy unlimited access on any library computer or a device connected to our wi-fi.
  • Newsbank
    • Log in using your 14-digit barcode.
    • Click America's News Magazines to access more than 25 national magazines.
    • NewsBank’s Special Reports are news articles, images, videos, maps and other useful content grouped under today's most important topics and themes. Click here for a helpful video about Special Reports
  • PressReader
    • When clicking the Sign In button, be sure to choose "Library or Group."
    • Log in using your 14-digit library barcode.
    • Your PIN is the same password you use for the library catalog and Libby.
    • Unlimited access to more than 2,000 newspapers and 3,000 magazines in 60 languages.
    • Includes the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, and more.