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We have increased our magazine offerings. In addition to old favorites, we’ve added ten more titles. Take a look at what we now offer our patrons.
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| Created especially for girls age 8 and up, American Girl is an appealing, age-appropriate alternative to teen magazines. Features advice, crafts, contests, puzzles, games, giggles, and more!
|An award-winning magazine for all boys, Boys’ Life is dedicated to making a high-quality magazine, and includes articles on fiction, history, outdoors, non-fiction, science, sports and much more.
|Consumer Reports offers useful detailed reviews that are broken down into dozens of categories, such as electronics, home and yard, fitness and cars. Discover fun details about products and get tips about reliable brands. Further, readers will find interesting articles on topics ranging from money and politics to nutrition and food.
|Packed with advice, encouragement and inspiration that girls need to deal with those difficult pre-teen and middle-school years, Discovery Girls is a magazine created by girls, for girls. Find advice on everything from feeling rejected to friendship to school, to not fitting in to the pressure to be perfect.
|Entertainment Weekly is the premier entertainment, arts and pop culture magazine. Every issue of Entertainment Weekly keeps you up-to-date with the latest entertainment news, reviews and celebrity interviews.|
|Whatever your sport; hockey football, baseball or soccer, ESPN Magazine has the coverage and inside scoop on your favorite teams and players. Sports reporting with oversized photography, off-the-field athlete interviews, season previews and predictions, coverage of pro and college football and basketball, baseball and hockey in every issue.
FamilyFun is an energetic magazine that promises to enrich the lives of families. Offering folksy first-person articles, FamilyFun suggests kid-tested ideas for everything from summer games to rainy-day projects.
|Field & Stream is the go-to guide for the true outdoorsman. As one of America's leading sports magazines, Field & Stream provides readers with riveting articles and both fiction and non-fiction stories on hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities.
|The number one magazine for girls 10 to 15, Girls' Life is packed with advice on friends, family, school and crushes. Girls' Life presents real stories about real girls facing the challenges of growing up, plus expert hair and beauty tips; revealing quizzes; great articles on topics like school success, making friends and getting the most out of girlhood.|
|Every month, Highlights delivers 44 exciting pages, jam-packed with enough stories, puzzles and activities to keep young minds working. They get crafts, jokes, riddles, and of course our world-famous Hidden Pictures.|
|J-14 is the number one teen celebrity magazine and the ultimate source of star news, offering its faithful readers gossip about their favorite teen celebrities. Similar to the majority of other publications geared towards this age group, J-14 contains features including quizzes and questionnaires, glossy posters, and fashion tips and tricks.|
|Justine captures the down-to-earth, real world of teen girls with a focus on a healthy lifestyle. It serves a special niche defined by its positive and uncompromising voice to and for teen girls, presenting today's style, fashion, beauty and entertainment in a fun yet realistic way.|
|Kids Discover is educational and entertaining; a fact-filled, full-color magazine that covers nature, science, geography and man-made wonders. Kids Discover explores it all, from mummies to medicine, to technology and astronomy. It is a fascinating and informative way to unlock the mysteries of the world around us.|
|Motor Trend is a contemporary car magazine which provides evaluations of automotive products for all styles of cars. It features motor sport and technical departments, auto industry news, styling and engineering details, safety reports, race car reviews, equipment and accessory buyer guides and impressions of new trucks and off-road vehicles.|
|Published to inform the national debate on critical issues of the day, The Nation seeks to enlighten and empower a community of concerned citizens. Proudly independent of political parties and corporate interests, The Nation exposes issues often ignored by the mainstream media.
|National Geographic is your source for information about the world and its people, dealing with the changing universe and man's involvement in it. National Geographic brings readers closer to the fascinating people, places, animals, and environments most people rarely get to visit or experience.|
|Packed with articles on wildlife, nature, the environment and space, National Geographic Kids is an award-winning magazine that encourage young ones to explore the world around them. Each issue is filled with challenging puzzles and games that will have kids learning and having a blast at the same time.|
|Newsweek keeps you abreast of all the developments in the nation and around the world. Newsweek covers it all; national affairs, international news, business, lifestyle, society, the arts, technology, health, and science.|
|Outdoor Life is an outdoors magazine that contains photographs of and information on fishing, boating, hunting, aviation, motor vehicles, and more. Outdoor Life provides the most up-to-date tips and techniques pertaining to all outdoor sports, and lists reviewed testing of the newest gear and equipment.|
|Peterson’s 4 Wheel & Off-Road is focused on beginning and advanced four-wheel drive enthusiasts who involve themselves in the sport of mastering rough terrain and personalizing trucks. Its features include how-to advice and information on truck purchasing, racers and racing, recreational drivers and outdoor enthusiasts.|
|Popular Mechanics is for people who have a passion to know how things work. It's about how the latest advances in science and technology will impact your home, your car, consumer electronics, computers, even your health.|
|A Parent's Choice Gold Award recipient, Ranger Rick is a magazine for children ages seven and up. Each issue is packed with amazing facts, stunning photos and outdoor adventures that help kids sharpen reading skills and develop a deeper appreciation for nature.|
|The number one selling consumer magazine with a circulation of over 10 million copies in the United States alone, Reader's Digest covers topics of general-interest, including health, politics, entertainment, art, and current events. It is a feel-good publication that offers inspiring human-interest stories and articles that embrace the humor in everyday life.
|Written for automotive enthusiasts and emphasizes cars and driving blended with wide-ranging feature stories, entertainment and event coverage, Road & Track tests the broad range of domestic and imported sports cars and sports sedans.|
|Each month, Slam Magazine portrays the world of hoops from high school to college to the NBA.
|Every week Sports Illustrated gets you closer to the heart of sports with amazing action photography and in-depth coverage. Experience the insider track as SI takes you into the minds, hearts and souls of the players and coaches. With Sports Illustrated you Get Into It!
|A magazine for children ages 8 and up, Sports Illustrated for Kids covers sports the way kids like it. SI for Kids features interviews with sports heroes, hilarious comics, awesome action photos, sports figures of note, tips from the pros, news items of recent note, games, puzzles, cartoons, fiction, advice from athletes and much more.|
|Taste of Home, America’s number one cooking magazine, takes a commonsense approach to family-pleasing meals with family-tested favorites. It provides hints on cooking for one or two, as well as meals on a budget for big families and more.
|Teen Vogue is THE magazine for fashion, clothes, and trends for teenagers, featuring many of the same photographers who shoot regularly for Vogue, but tailored to sophisticated teen sensibilities. Articles address the full range of teenage interests: celebrities, movies, music, shopping, and of course boys.
|The choice of 30 million people worldwide, Time provides insightful analysis of today's important events and what they mean to you and your family--from politics to scientific breakthroughs to human achievement. Plus, Time helps you keep up with the arts, business, and society.|
|The Sporting News is real sports for the real fan. Each issue includes in-depth coverage on all your favorite sports- football, baseball, basketball, hockey, and stock car racing; covering college and pro teams. The Sporting News gets the hardcore fan close to the action.
|Filled with fun activities, simple stories and wild animals that the little ones love, Your Big Backyard is for children aged three to seven. Your Big Backyard draws preschoolers closer to nature and gets them ready to read as they enjoy seasonal crafts, simple cooking recipes, fun games, and more.|
|Each issue of Zoo Books captures one of 60 different animals through magnificent photography, illustrations and descriptions and includes inter-active activity pages. Educators agree that Zoo Books’ word and picture format is a great way to sharpen a child's reading skills or encourage a beginning reader.
Media Center pages last updated January 21, 2016.