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America's News America's News (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
Daily Herald Daily Herald Collection
  • Log in using your 14-digit barcode.
  • Full text articles, 1995-present
  • Access the archives, including obituaries, for free with your Winfield Library card.
  • Access to the image edition is now included.
The New York Times The New York Times Web-Based Edition
  • Get the same experience as a New York Times online subscriber with your Winfield Library card.
  • To access The New York Times from home:
    1. Click here to access the New York Times.
    2. You'll be taken to a site with a unique 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.)
    3. Next, create a NYT account.
    4. 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.

Image Edition

  • To access the image edition, laid out the same as the print edition, you may log in to PressReader. Instructions are below.


*As of late April 2024, PressReader and The Chicago Tribune are in a contract dispute that affects availability of the Tribune. We hope access will be restored, but unfortunately, there is no estimated date for restoration of the Tribune onto PressReader. (5/23/2024)

  • Unlimited digital access to more than 2,000 newspapers and 3,000 magazines in 60 languages with your Winfield Library card.
  • PressReader includes USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, and more.
  • Click here to login to PressReader now. When clicking the Sign In button, be sure to choose "Library or Group," then log in using your 14-digit library barcode. Your PIN is the same password you use for the library catalog.
  • PressReader will log you in for a 30 day window, at which time, you will need to log in again. Be sure to choose "Library or Group" each time you log in.