The News Source You Wish You Knew About

Do you want to read newspapers in your first language? Are your parents visiting for the summer and miss the weekly paper from their home town? Do you want to stay informed of local news from around the world? Whether you are a news buff or simply homesick, our, opens a new window database is the news source for you.  

PressReader gives you access to real-time news with over 4,000 newspapers in 60 languages from 100 countries. To access PressReader, follow these steps:

  1. Go to, opens a new window and click on "Sign In".
  2. Click on the yellow "Library Card" button and follow prompts to select the King County Library System as your library.
  3. Enter your library card number and pin.

Here are 3 reasons why PressReader so newsworthy:

1. PressReader is Current

PressReader presents snapshots of world events as they are happening. It connects you with up to 90 days of back issues, with new articles and papers posting every day.

2. PressReader is Flexible

PressReader connects you with digital versions of real newspapers. It offers a traditional viewing experience so that your digital newspaper looks like the print paper. But that’s not all! With this handy database, you can link from one story to other related articles. You can translate articles into your preferred language, share articles with email, copy and paste text, and bookmark noteworthy news.

Do you prefer to hold a newspaper in your hand? PressReader has full-page printing. Do you only read the paper for the ads? You can view and print from ad and image galleries.

3. PressReader is Accessible

With PressReader, you can magnify page view and adjust font size. It also provides an accessibility feature for interactive publication radio so that you can listen to your news sources.