Magazines and Newspapers

Historical Monterey Newspapers on Microfilm Available Digitally

The Library’s holdings of Monterey newspapers on microfilm from 1846 – 1959 have been digitized and are accessible online from anywhere with an Internet connection.  Searching is faster, can be done by date, name, and event, and there is an adjustable tool for optimizing image quality for both text and photos.

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Magazines are displayed in the Quiet Study Area, Teen Zone, Youth area, and on the Bookmobile. Newspapers are under the windows across from the adult display. Older magazines and newspapers may be available in storage or on microfilm. The Library has Web subscriptions to articles from thousands of magazines and newspapers that are not on this list. For assistance, ask at the Library Help Desk.

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Academy Scrapbook.
Paper: Jul 1950-May 1954; 1959
Shelved in the California History Room. For use in Library only.

Adventures Monterey Bay.
Winter 2009/10-
Shelved in the California History Room. For use in Library only

Alta California (San Francisco, Calif. : Weekly)
Microfilm: 1849-Jun 1852
Please fill out request form.

American Girl.
Paper: 12 months + current month

Architectural Digest.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

ARTnews.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Ask (Peru, Ill.)
Paper: 12 months + current month
All issues may be checked out from magazine area

Atlantic Monthly (Boston, Mass. : 1993)
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Babybug.
Paper: 1995-
Shelved near picture books in Youth Services area. All issues may be checked out

Backpacker.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Barron's.
Paper: 6 months + current month
Current issue on display. For earlier issues, please fill out request form

Bon Appetit.
Paper: 12 months + current month

Book Review -- See The New York Times Book Review.

California Historical Society Quarterly.
Paper: Jul 1922-Dec 1970
Shelved in the California History Room. For use in Library only.
Title changed to CALIFORNIA HISTORICAL QUARTERLY in Mar 1971

California History. /California Historical Society
Paper: Spring 1978-
Shelved in the California History Room. For use in Library only.
Formerly CALIFORNIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY

California Star (San Francisco, Calif. : 1847)
Paper: 1847-1848
Shelved in the California History Room. For use in Library only.

Californian (Monterey, Calif. : 1846)
Vol. 1, no. 1 (Aug. 15, 1846)-v. 3, no. 15 (Nov. 11, 1848)

Carmel Pine Cone.
Paper: 3 months + current month
Current issue on display. For earlier issues, please fill out request form

Chapel Hill Sun Sun Magazine -- See Sun (Chapel Hill, N.C.)

Chess Life.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

ChopChop : the Fun Cooking Magazine For Families.
Paper: 12 months + current month
All issues may be checked out from Youth Services magazine area

Christian Science Monitor Weekly.
Paper: 3 months + current
Current issue on display--does not circulate. Last 3 months' issues may be checked out from magazine area

Christianity Today.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues available in magazine display area

City Focus : a Report From the City of Monterey to Its Citizens and Friends.
Paper: (Summer 1985-Spring 2009)
Shelved in the California History Room. For use in Library only.
Online only after Spring 2009

Coast Weekly News & Entertainment For Monterey County.
1 year + current year (basement) 1998+ CARM (Archival newspaper box) Monterey Public Library -- Paper: 1998-Feb 5, 2004
California History Room basement storage. Please fill out request form.
Title changed to MONTEREY COUNTY WEEKLY Feb 12, 2004

Combined New York Sunday Newspapers -- See The New York Times.

Community Links Monterey County.
Paper: Aug 1997-Aug/Sep 2005
California History Room basement storage. Please fill out request form

Consumer Reports.
Paper: 36 months + current month; 5 years plus current year on Consumer Shelf 1st subscription: Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area. 2nd subscription: Shelved on Consumer Shelf. For use in Library only

Cook's Illustrated.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

CT -- See Christianity Today.

CU Consumer Reports Magazine -- See Consumer Reports.

Discover.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area. (Jan/Feb and July/Aug combined)

Dwell.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Economist (London, England : 1843)
Paper: 3 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Esquire
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Everyday With Rachael Ray -- See Rachael Ray Every Day

Fine Homebuilding.
Paper: 12 months + current year
Current issue on display--does not circulate. Last 12 months' issues may be checked out from magazine area

Gentlemen's Quarterly -- See GQ.

Girls -- See Discovery Girls.

Glamour.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Gluten-free Living : Leading the Way to a Happy, Healthy Gluten-Free Life
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Good Housekeeping.
Paper: 12 months + current month

GQ.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Harper's.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. Last 12 months' issues may be checked out from magazine area

Harper's Bazaar.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Health.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Herald
See The Monterey County Herald.
See Peninsula Daily Herald and Monterey Daily Cypress and Monterey American.
See Peninsula Daily Herald (Monterey, Calif. : 1922)
See Peninsula Daily Herald (Monterey, Calif. : 1927)

History, Art, and Museum News -- See Monterey History & Art Association Newsletter.

Horizons : a Publication of Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History Association.
Paper: Apr 1997-
Shelved in the California History Room. For use in Library only

House Beautiful.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Investor's Business Daily : Weekly Special.
Paper: 6 months + current month
Current issue on display. For earlier issues, please fill out request form

J-14.
Paper: 12 months + current month
All issues may be checked out from TeenZone magazine area

Kidds -- See National Geographic Kids.

Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Mad.
Paper: 12 months + current month
All issues may be checked out from TeenZone magazine area

Martha Stewart Living.
Paper: 12 months + current month;
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Men's Health (Magazine)
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

The Mercury News
Paper: 3 months + current month
Current issue on display. For earlier issues, please fill out request form

MHA -- See Monterey History & Art Association Newsletter.

Money (Chicago, Ill.)
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Monterey American. [microform]
Microfilm: 1913; Jul 1914-Dec 1916
Please fill out request form.

The Monterey Argus [microform]
Microfilm: Jul 15, 1882-Dec 25, 1886
Please fill out request form.

Monterey Bay Adventures -- See Adventures Monterey Bay.

Monterey Bay Aquarium Shore Lines.
Paper: (Fall 1991-)
California History Room basement storage. Please fill out request form

The Monterey Californian : [microform]
 

The Monterey Californian. [microform]
Microfilm: May 23, 1876-Oct 22, 1881
Please fill out request form.

The Monterey County Herald.
Paper: 6 months + current month; Microfilm: 1922- (title varies)
Current issue on display. For earlier issues, please fill out request form

Monterey County Herald
See Monterey Peninsula Herald. [microform]
See Peninsula Daily Herald and Monterey Daily Cypress and Monterey American.
See Peninsula Daily Herald (Monterey, Calif. : 1922)
See Peninsula Daily Herald (Monterey, Calif. : 1927)

Monterey County Post.
Paper: (Jul 22, 1999-Sep 30, 2004)
Shelved in the California History Room. For use in Library only

Monterey County Post [microform]
Microfilm: Jun 1929 - Dec 1930; 1933
Please fill out request form.

Monterey County Weekly
Paper: Feb 12, 2004-
Current issue on display. For earlier issues, please fill out request form.
Formerly COAST WEEKLY

Monterey Cypress. [microform]
Microfilm: 1889-1901
Please fill out request form.

Monterey Daily Cypress [microform]
Microfilm: (1907-1922)
Please fill out request form.
Includes MONTEREY AMERICAN for 1913.

Monterey Democrat [microform]
Microfilm: Apr 16, 1870-Sep 28, 1872; Dec 1, 1888-Nov 16, 1889
Please fill out request form.

Monterey History & Art Association Newsletter.
Paper: (Sep 1989-Summer 2005)
Shelved in the California History Room. For use in Library only

The Monterey New Era. [microform]
Microfilm: Nov 1890-1909
Please fill out request form.

Monterey Peninsula Herald. [microform]
Microfilm: 1922- (title varies)
Please fill out request form.

Monterey Peninsula Herald
See The Monterey County Herald.
See Peninsula Daily Herald and Monterey Daily Cypress and Monterey American.
See Peninsula Daily Herald (Monterey, Calif. : 1922)
See Peninsula Daily Herald (Monterey, Calif. : 1927)

Monterey Republican [microform]
Microfilm: (Dec 9, 1869-Aug 5, 1871)
Please fill out request form.

Monterey Sentinel. [microform]
Microfilm: Jun 2, 1855-May 31, 1856
Please fill out request form.

Monterey State Historic Park Association.
May/July 2009-
Shelved in the California History Room. For use in Library only.
Shelved with OLD MONTEREY PRESERVATION SOCIETY NEWSLETTER

Monterey Times.
Paper: Feb 16, 1996-Jan 31, 1997
Shelved in the California History Room. For use in Library only

Monterey Trader. [microform]
 

Monterey Weekly Cypress -- See Monterey Cypress. [microform]

Monterey Weekly Herald -- See Weekly Herald (Monterey, Calif.)

Morningstar Fundinvestor.
Paper : 12 months + current month
Shelved in binder in newspaper area. For use in Library only

MSHPA -- See Monterey State Historic Park Association.

National Geographic.
Paper: Current issue on display--does not circulate. Last 12 months' issues may be checked out from magazine area

National Geographic Kids.
Paper: 12 months + current month. All issues may be checked out from Youth Services magazine area

National Geographic Traveler.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Native California -- See News From Native California.

Natural History Association Newsletter -- See Point Lobos Natural History Association Newsletter.

Natural History Association Quarterly -- See Point Lobos Natural History Association Quarterly.

The New York Review of Books.
Paper: 6 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

The New York Times.
Paper: 3 months + current month; Microfilm: (1854-1913), 1914-1924, (1925), 1926-1968, (1969), 1970-2004
Current issue on display. For earlier issues, please fill out request form

The New York Times Book Review.
Paper: 3 months + current month; Microfilm: Sep 1923-2004 [Separately catalogued section of Sunday NY Times newspaper.]
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area. For microfilm, please fill out request form

The New York Times Magazine.
Paper: 3 months + current month; Microfilm: (1896-1913), 1914-2004 [Separately catalogued section of Sunday NY Times newspaper.]
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area. For microfilm, please fill out request form

The New Yorker.
Paper: 3 months + current issue
Current issue on display--does not circulate. Last 3 months' issues may be checked out from magazine area

News From Native California.
Paper: 24 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Newsletter of the Monterey History and Art Association and the Maritime Museum of Monterey -- See Monterey History & Art Association Newsletter.

Newsletter of the Natural History Association
See Point Lobos Natural History Association Newsletter.
See Point Lobos Natural History Association Quarterly.

Newsletter -- See Monterey History & Art Association Newsletter.

The No-Load Fund Investor.
Paper: 2 years + current year
Shelved in binder in newspaper area. For use in Library only

O : the Oprah Magazine.
Paper: 12 months + current month;
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Old Monterey Preservation Society Newsletter.
Paper: (Jan/Feb 1996-)
Shelved in the California History Room. For use in Library only.
Title changed to MONTEREY STATE HISTORIC PARK ASSOCIATION May/July 2009

Old Town Neighborhood Association Newsletter.
Paper: Jan 1998-
Shelved in the California History Room. For use in Library only

Oprah Magazine -- See O : the Oprah Magazine.

Outside.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Paris-match.
Paper: 6 months + current month
Current issue on display in Language Collection--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from Language Collection magazine area

Peninsula Daily Herald and Monterey Daily Cypress and Monterey American.
Microfilm: 1922- (title varies)
Please fill out request form.

Peninsula Daily Herald (Monterey, Calif. : 1922)
Microfilm: 1922- (title varies)
Please fill out request form.

Peninsula Daily Herald (Monterey, Calif. : 1927)
Microfilm: 1922- (title varies)
Please fill out request form.

People.
Paper: 3 months + current month

Point Lobos Association Quarterly.
Paper: Spring 2006-Summer 2007
Shelved in the California History Room. For use in Library only

Point Lobos Magazine.
Paper: Fall 2007-
Shelved in the California History Room. For use in Library only

Point Lobos Natural History Association Newsletter.
Paper: (Feb 1, 1978-Winter 2004)
Shelved in the California History Room. For use in Library only

Point Lobos Natural History Association Quarterly.
Paper: Spring 2005-Winter 2005
Shelved in the California History Room. For use in Library only

Preservation Now! / a Publication of the Alliance of Monterey Area Preservationists.
Paper: Winter 2005-
Shelved in the California History Room. For use in Library only

Prevention (Emmaus, Pa.)
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Psychology Today.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Pulse.
Paper: Current issue only
Current issue on display--does not circulate

Rachael Ray Every Day
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Rattle (Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles, Calif.))
Paper: 2 years + current year
Shelved in nonfiction area 821/RAT

Real Simple.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Rolling Stone.
Paper: 6 months + current
Current issue on display--does not circulate

Runner's World
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

San Francisco.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

San Francisco Chronicle.
Paper: 3 months + current month
Current issue on display. For earlier issues, please fill out request form

The Sanderling : Monterey Peninsula Audubon Society.
Paper: (Feb. 1994-)
Shelved in the California History Room. For use in Library only

Scientific American.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Seventeen.
Paper: 12 months + current month
All issues may be checked out from TeenZone magazine area

Shore Lines -- See Monterey Bay Aquarium Shore Lines.

Shorelines -- See Monterey Bay Aquarium Shore Lines.

The Skeptical Inquirer.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Sports Illustrated For Kids.
Paper: 12 months + current month
All issues may be checked out from Youth Services magazine area

Sun (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
 

Sunday Chronicle -- See San Francisco Chronicle.

Sunday Herald -- See The Monterey County Herald.

Sunday Peninsula Herald Herald -- See Monterey Peninsula Herald. [microform]

Sunset.
Paper: 12 months + current [Publisher considers this a 12 issue term the double issue in November counts as 2 issues] Current issue on display--does not circulate. Last 12 months' issues may be checked out from magazine area

This Old House.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Time.
Paper: 3 months + current
Current issue on display--does not circulate. Last 3 months' issues may be checked out from magazine area

Traveler -- See National Geographic Traveler.

Tricycle (New York, N.Y.)
Paper: 24 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Us Weekly.
Paper: 3 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

Utne Reader
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

The Value Line Investment Survey.
Paper: Current issues only
Shelved in newspaper area. For use in Library only

The Value Line Investment Survey Small and Mid-Cap Edition. Small and Mid-Cap Edition
Paper: Current issues only
Shelved in newspaper area. For use in Library only

Vanity Fair (New York, N.Y.)
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

The Ventana : Magazine of the Ventana Chapter of the Sierra Club.
Paper: (Aug/Sep 1992-)
California History Room basement storage. Please fill out request form. Monterey Public Library -- (Aug/Sep 1992+) Local History Collection Basement Storage

Vogue.
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area

The Wall Street Journal. Western Ed
Paper: 3 months + current month
Current issue on display. For earlier issues, please fill out request form

Weekly Herald (Monterey, Calif.)
Microfilm: (1874-1876)
Please fill out request form.

Writer's Digest
Paper: 12 months + current month
Current issue on display--does not circulate. All other issues may be checked out from magazine area