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New York Times online

New York Times Online

Enjoy free access to The New York Times Online from anywhere.
Now includes New York Times Cooking and Games!

The Library provides access to:

  • Direct access to The New York Times
    • Full-text articles from 1851-present*.
    • All multimedia content.
    • English, Spanish, and Mandarin language versions.
    • No article limits.
  • Direct access to Cooking and Games
    • Play the New York Times Crossword, Tiles, Spelling Bee, sudoku and more.
    • Access thousands of recipes, plus video cooking guides for cooks of all levels.

*Articles from 1923-1980 are only available outside of the Library due to copyright issues. 

Outside the Library

Step One: Click the button for access outside the library

Note: Each service must be logged into separately.

step two: redeem your access code

You will be taken to a page that will have a digital access code already filled in. Click the "Redeem" button to use the code. It will take you to a login page for each platform.

The redemption code is good for 72-hours (News) or 24-hours (Cooking and Games) of unlimited access. Once the allotted time has passed you can click the button to get another redemption code. A new redemption code can be requested once the previous code has expired.

Step three: login or create an account

Log-in to your New York Times account, create an account with an email address and password or use a Facebook or Google account to get access.

Inside the Library

Step one: Click the button for access inside the library

Connect to the Library's WiFi network or log-on to one of our public computers.

Step two: login or create an account

A free account is required. If you have an existing account you can login and start reading. If you don't have an account, you will need to sign-up with your email address and a password. You can also sign-up using a Facebook or Google account.

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