July 2024 Resource Spotlight: America’s News

Summer Discovery, PLYMC's summer reading and learning program, is well underway and the library has a new resource for everyone to discover: America’s News, opens a new window. Summer Discovery challenges participants to learn something new every day and America's News makes that goal easy to achieve! After all, "new" is part of the word "news".

America’s News by NewsBank, opens a new window is found linked on the News, opens a new window resources webpage. It is great for learning about current events and reading entire issues of many Ohio newspapers. Along with current issues, many of the newspapers have past issues to read as well. Readers can enjoy discovering, reading and learning about past news stories and events that made it into various newspapers; thus, making this a wonderful resource for both genealogists and historians! 

America's News has fully digitized versions of many Ohio newspapers including:

  • Akron Beacon Journal 2018-present 
  • Alliance Review 2018-present 
  • Canton Repository 2018-present 
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer 2018-present 
  • Columbus Dispatch 2017-present 
  • Dayton Daily News 2018-present 
  • Toledo Blade 2019-present

You can also read a variety of major newspapers from across the country, such as: 

  • Chicago Sun Times 2018-present 
  • Detroit News 2018-present 
  • Miami Herald 2017-present 
  • New York Post 2020-present 
  • Philadelphia Enquirer 2018-present 
  • USA Today 2006-onward 
  • Washington Times (DC) 2018-present 

These are just a small selection of the newspapers from all over the United States available to read within America’s News, opens a new window. 

For more on how to use this resource, see this Niche Tutorial. Additionally, you can always receive one-on-one help from a librarian by calling 330-744-8636, emailing ASK@libraryvisit.org or visiting any library.