Magazines and Newspapers

Magazines older than 6 months are kept in the closed stacks on the second floor. Most magazines are kept for 2 years. All of the back issues of the Hamilton-Wenham Chronicle are kept in this room.  Print holdings extend from 1965 to the present, with microfilm coverage for 1958 to the present. Please note that some issues are missing. Call 978-468-5577 or email ahead of time if there is a specific date that you are looking for.

The Hamilton-Wenham Library carries 472 volumes of print periodicals, newspapers and other print serials. We carry 76 Adult periodicals, 13 Children’s periodicals and 5 Young Adult periodicals. For information about titles and access, please click below.

Magazines and Journals (Periodicals)


You may also access articles from the Boston Globe (1980 to present) and thousands of magazine articles via EBSCOHost and InfoTrac, both available through our Electronic Resources page, or register for a Boston Public Library eCard to access electronic newspaper and magazine holdings through the Boston Public Library.