Digital Historic Newspapers

Newspapers on Microfilm

The Newton Public Library offers local newspapers on microfilm inside the library, accessible during regular library hours. No appointment is required to view the microfilm. Please note, newspapers may be incomplete or missing dates/pages.

Newspapers on microfilm include:

Newton Journal: 1877 - 1913
Newton Daily Journal: 1913 - 1916
Newton Herald: 1884 - 1913
Newton Record: 1898 - 1925
Newton Daily News: 1903 - 2019

Digitized Historic Newspapers Online

A portion of the library's newspapers on microfilm have also been digitized and are available online. Additional newspapers are digitized each year, as funding allows. Funding for the newspaper digitization project is provided by the Newton Public Library Foundation.

View all of our digitized newspapers here!