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Online Newsstand

Welcome to the Online Newsstand. Here you will find easy access to recent feature length articles in many of the most popular magazines organized by category.

Just click on a category, login with your library barcode and start reading your favorite magazine today!

These are just a sample of the online magazines available through Portland Public Library. To access all available articles visit MARVEL! where you can find journals, magazine and newspapers by title.


Most Popular Categories

news money people politics

More Categories

art cars businesspremier children
community computers fashion health
history home nature reading
science sports teachers and librarians

Which magazines are in each category?

Art & Culture: Archaeology, Ceramics Monthly, Film Comment, Smithsonian

Cars & Auto Repair: Automotive Design & Production, AutoWeek, Motor Age

Children: Dig, Highlights for Children, Ladybug, New Moon Girls, Ranger Rick

Community & Living: Advocate, Ebony, Native Peoples Magazine, Psychology Today

Computers & Technology: Discover, Macworld, PC World, Technology Review

Fashion & Lifestyle: Cosmopolitan, Harper’s Bazaar, InStyle, Marie Claire

Health & Fitness: Consumer Reports on Health, Health, Natural Health, Prevention, Shape

History: American History, Civil War History, Military History

Home Life: Good Housekeeping, Real Simple, Redbook, Yankee

Money, Business & Consumer News: Consumer Reports, Fast Company, Inc., Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Money

Nature & Environment: E: The Environmental Magazine, Horticulture, Organic Gardening, Vegetarian Times

People, Music & Entertainment: Entertainment Weekly, People, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair

Political & Social Commentary: Atlantic Monthly, Mother Jones, National Review, Progressive

Reading, Writing & Poetry: Poetry, Read, Writer

Science: Astronomy, Popular Mechanics, Popular Science, Scientific American, Sky & Telescope

Sports & Outdoor Recreation: Backpacker, Bicycling, Field & Stream, Outdoor Life, Runner’s World, Ski, Sports Illustrated

Teachers & Librarians: Education Week, Instructor, Library Journal, School Library Journal

Weekly News & Analysis: Economist, New Yorker, Newsweek, Time