Magazines and Newspapers

Newspapers/News Sources

*please note: you will need to log in to USA Today and The Record- all login information is available to logged-in Wayne staff and students at

Thanks to Gannett Media Education, we are able to have access to both USA Today and The Record. For more information on the program, click here.

Our student run, student written newspaper

You can also learn about Current Events through Newsela, a free site with current events and articles. The Lexile can be adjusted on individual articles. You can create a free account using your Google email address. Here is a "How To" video on creating a Newsela student account for the first time:

Through the public library you can access the following (students will need their library card number for this- if they don't have one, they can get one by filling out this Google Form: ( )

NewsBank Inc. Newspaper Databases:

  • America's News - Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people, and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs & careers, political & social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources from across New Jersey and spanning the U.S. Available remotely 24/7 on any device with your library card. Includes The Star Ledger: May 1989 – current and The Record: 1985 – current and
    America’s News Magazines: a selection of 48 magazines on various topics; over half include current issues.

  • Wayne Today 2007 - current: Search full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and more from current and archived issues of Wayne Today. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.
    Watch this video to learn how to access special reports.

New Jersey Digital Newspaper Project - The New Jersey State Library has compiled a list of historical New Jersey digitized newspapers, that are available either for free or via commercial databases.

Guides to Online Free Newspapers (from the Carnegie Melon University Library)


Through a partnership with the Wayne Public Library, students and staff now have access to THOUSANDS of magazines through Libby and Overdrive Here's a step-by-step video showing how to log in and find magazines on Libby, and one for if you would prefer to use Overdrive. We also have a school subscription to Scientific American (accessible through Google Drive using that link) and Bonjour (available through our French teachers)

Please note: all other eMagazines are accessible through the Wayne Public Library - you need a library card number to access them. Don’t have a library card? Apply for one now by filling out this Google Form:

(if you don't get a response within a few days, email Mrs. Caldwell at Please note: this magazine access is through the Wayne Public Library PALS system, not Wayne Public Schools- any issues should be directed to the WPL


*** Due to Covid 19, we are holding off on getting new issues of print magazines in the library. Please use the links above through the Wayne Public Library partnership for access to thousands of magazines online, including those listed below!