Magazines & Newspapers


The library subscribes to several different magazine titles, both print and digital. Print copies of magazines, except the current issue and reference copies, may be checked out. The current issues are available for viewing at the library near the Reading Room. Back issues available for checkout are located in the non-fiction area of the library. Current and past issues of magazines can be searched on our catalog.

Digital copies of magazines can be downloaded through our digital magazine service, Zinio. Please click here for more information.


Newspapers are available for viewing in the library near the Reading Room. Past copies of The Des Moines Register are kept for one year at the Reference Desk. Newspapers cannot be checked out.



Cedar Rapids Gazette

Chicago Tribune

Christian Science Monitor

Dallas County News

Des Moines Business Record

Des Moines Register

El Nuevo Herald, Sunday

Financial Times

Investors Business Daily

Iowa Sierran

Kansas City Star, Daily

Miami World Herald, Sunday

Minneapolis Star Tribune, Sunday

New York Times, Sunday

Omaha World Herald, Sunday

Urbandale Living

USA Today

Wall Street Journal

Past Urbandale newspapers are available in the reference collection and in storage.

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