The Wellesley Free Libraries are open for phone service and curbside pickup only. Please call 781-235-1610 ext. 1104 to speak to a staff member. Click here for curbside pickup. Book drops are open at the Main Library. Fines are suspended and due dates on physical materials are extended to July 31. Click here for more information on our phased reopening plan.

Magazines and Newspapers

The Wellesley Free Library offers a range of print magazines, journals, and newspapers for use within the library and to take home!

Click to see current magazine subscriptions.

Click to see current newspaper subscriptions.

Click to see current business titles.

All current issues of magazines and newspapers are housed in the Periodical Room. Older issues are available for checkout, but are kept on the second floor of the library next to Adult Fiction. Are you an avid newspaper reader? See a list of our current newspaper subscriptions here! Are you into business and investments? We subscribe to a number of business periodicals that are located either in the periodical room or on the second floor.

You can view a list of current magazine subscriptions here. Please note that titles in gray are also available in High Demand, which means a second copy of the current issue is available for checkout. Otherwise, the current issue for magazines are for in-library use only.

New to the Wellesley Free Library: Free, unlimited digital access to the New York Times! First, create an account by going to Then, click here to redeem an access code from anywhere! Stop by the Reference Desk for more information.

Did you know that the Wellesley Free Library also offers digital magazines through RBdigital? You can learn all about our digital magazine subscriptions on our RBdigital page. Please note that not all print magazines are available digitally.