New York Times

Provides access to the latest news from the New York Times (available in English, Chinese, and Spanish).

By using this service, you accept this service’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Good to Know


  • Unlimited access to except for the Crossword.
  • If you are accessing remotely, you will need to create an account using an email address and password.
  • Full access to New York Times articles published between 1851 through 1922, and between 1981 through current day while onsite at the library.
  • Offsite Access allows for access to New York Times articles published between 1851 through 1922, and between 1981 through current day. Patrons will also have access to 5 premium archive articles, per day, during the years of 1923- 1980.
  • Please ignore any subscription notices / emails that you may receive.


Getting Started


To get started, you will need to have the following:

  • Your Library Card number and PIN
  • If accessing NYTimes while not at the library or using the app, you will also need create an account with an email and password

If you are at the library, you can click on this link or go to directly and enjoy the service.

If you are not at the library, you will need to click here and enter your Library Card number and PIN.

  • A webpage will appear that will have a redemption code embedded, click Redeem.
  • You will then be prompted to login or create an account with an email and password.
  • Once you have logged in or registered, you will be presented with the confirmation page which will provide the expiration date as each pass allows you 72 hours of access. 
  • You cannot redeem another code until the current one expires.
  • You will get a message after the 72 hours has expired and you will have to repeat the process again by clicking on this link, entering your Library card number and PIN, redeeming your code and logging into your account. 



Download the App


Download and install the NYTimes app for Apple’s iOS 14.5 or later or Android 6.0 and up.

In order to read on your phone or tablet, you must sign into through the library’s website by clicking here and make an account with your email and a password.  Once you have that account set up, you can go to the app and login using that information.



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New York Times is a commercial service whose policies concerning privacy and user information differ from that of the London Public Library. For more information, please read the New York Times Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.