The library provides newspapers for patrons to read in the library. The library receives 2 copies of the Oregon Observer. One of the copies may be checked out for 2 weeks. All other newspapers are for in library use only.
Go to our Research & Discovery - Newspapers page for resources to access newspapers online.
|La Comunidad||Biweekly||Keep 4 issues|
|Isthmus||Weekly||Keep 4 weeks|
|Great Dane||Biweekly||Keep 1 copy|
|Fitchburg Star||Monthly||Keep 2 years|
|Milwaukee Journal Sentinel||Daily||Keep 2 weeks|
|New York Times||Daily||Keep 2 weeks|
|Oregon Observer||Weekly||Keep 2 years|
|USA Today||M-F & Combined weekend issue||Keep 2 weeks|
|Wall Street Journal||Daily||Keep 2 weeks|
|Wisconsin State Journal||Daily||Keep 12 weeks|
We have a microfilm reader that is available to the public on a first come first serve basis.
We have the microfilm for:
- Oregon Observer, from 1881- 2016
- US Census for Dane County from 1850-1870
- US Census for Dodge County for 1850
Obituary and Marriage Index
We maintain a physical index to obituaries published in the Oregon Observer from 1881 to 2017 and marriage announcements published from 1881-1945.
Obituaries from 2018 to present are indexed online in the LINKcat Newspaper Index.
Request A Newspaper Article
If you need help locating a newspaper article in print or online, you're in the right place.
Complete our Request a Newspaper Article form and a librarian will start searching for the article.